Dune opens strong at the international box office


Denis Villenueve recently compared the idea of ​​watching Dune at home to put a speedboat in the tub, but the international public does not even have that option. Until HBO Max expands its reach, titles from Warner Bros. are theatrical exclusives everywhere outside of the United States, and many territories have already had the chance to see the sci-fi epic.

Not only has the acclaimed blockbuster surpassed expectations by grossing nearly $ 37 million in just 24 markets, it is well ahead of Principle, Black Widow, Godzilla vs. Kong and Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings. In reality, Dune even set pandemic-era IMAX opening weekend records in Russia, France, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Ukraine, Hong Kong and Singapore , depending on the deadline.

This is extremely encouraging news, and if Dune may work well on local shores, so this sequel will be inevitable. The adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel is the kind of lavish, jaw-dropping and mind-boggling production that demands to be seen on the biggest screen possible, even though it releases simultaneously on HBO Max and in theaters for domestic audiences on October 22. .

Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings Additionally, the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s worldwide effort tally has passed $ 320 million, and it should be able to catch up. Black Widow$ 377 million over the next few weeks. Every two months, we hope the cinematic experience is finally back in style, only to see them fall apart soon after. We keep our fingers crossed for that Dune, Shang-Chi and Venom: let there be carnage marks the start of a real resurgence this time around.


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