The dazzling big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal sci-fi novel, “Tune,” made its debut at the international box office, raising .8 35.8 million from 24 overseas markets. This is a promising start to the Hubble state of cinema in many foreign lands during the epidemic.
Directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Timothy Chalamet, Zendaya and Oscar Isaac, “Dun” ranks No. 1 in most international markets and was Russia’s strongest voter with 1 7.6 million from 2,100 screens, followed by France (2 7.5 million from 892 screens), Germany ( 900 screens to $ 4.9 million) and Italy (740 screens to $ 2.6 million). Due to its ambitious special effects, it’s no surprise that many viewers prefer to see “Dune” on the premium screen. Imax sold Ima 6 million this weekend, which is about 10% of the movie’s total box office revenue.
Internationally, many countries still have power limitations and some areas, including France, Italy and Germany, require a vaccine passport to go to the movies. At the same time, the majority of Korea, Japan, Australia and Southeast Asia have re-established strict lockdown measures, meaning that most multiplexes have been forced to close and those allowed to remain open have reduced hours of operation. As a positive sign for the big screen prospects, “Dun” has finally confirmed a release date in China when several Hollywood movies are unable to run in the world’s largest film market. The film will debut in China on October 22.
Warner Bros. and the legendary D 1.5 million budget space epic “Dune” will not open in the United States until October 22, when it will land simultaneously on HBO Max. Villeneuve was initially upset at the decision to keep the movie, which he said would be seen on the big screen, digital platform on the day of his theatrical release, but the director eventually came up with a hybrid strategy. One reason is that “Dune” is premiering in North America in an effort to curb piracy compared to the rest of the world.
Elsewhere at the international box office, Clint Eastwood’s western drama “Cry Macho” (also from Warner Bros.) broke down in its debut, collecting শব্দ 350,000 in 350 words from 18 foreign markets and 585 screens. The $ 33 million budget film has also leveled in North America, where it premiered day-to-day on HBO Max, bringing it to $ 4.8 million worldwide.
“Dune” was not the only Hollywood movie that attracted an international audience. Disney’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” had another powerful performance at the theater, which collected 20 20.3 million over the weekend from 43 foreign territories. Marvel Superhero Adventure, starring Simu Liu and Aukwafina, grossed 14 143 million internationally and 6 176 million domestically, bringing the total to $ 320 million worldwide. Three weeks after its release, “Shang-Chi” already stands as the fourth highest grossing movie of the year.