Dune Crosses $100 Million Mark at the International Box Office

Dune has already garnered large field workplace numbers earlier than it even hits American theaters. Two weeks forward of its October 22 premiere in the USA, the Denis Villenueve-directed science-fiction epic has formally earned over $100 million on the worldwide field workplace, bringing in one other $13.7 million in its third weekend in theaters and formally bringing field workplace estimates to $100.3 million total.

The extremely anticipated adaptation, which is presently enjoying in over six thousand theaters in thirty-two markets, has but to see a major field workplace drop, and certain gained’t earlier than it hits American theaters, the place it has been eagerly awaited by followers of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel. The movie skilled a forty-nine p.c drop after opening internationally on September 17 and incomes $36.8 million its first weekend, and in like-for-like markets and at in the present day’s charges, the movie continues to trace forward of its competitors, together with eleven p.c forward of Tenet, fifty-eight p.c forward of Black Widow, sixty-five p.c forward of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and ninety-one p.c forward of Godzilla vs. Kong.

Dune, nevertheless, has fallen behind just a few of its opponents, with No Time to Die crossing $119 million in its first weekend on the worldwide field workplace (a welcome send-off for Daniel Craig’s James Bond), and Venom: Let There Be Carnage besting the movie’s benchmark in Russia by incomes $13.8 million there in its first weekend. In line with Field Workplace Mojo, the movie presently sits simply behind Venom within the rating of 2021 releases, at quantity twenty-eight worldwide.


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That being stated, with the Timothée Chalamet-led epic just below two weeks away from its home launch, followers can definitely stay up for huge numbers on the field workplace, which is able to inevitably pump the sci-fi journey a number of spots up the chart. With such a hefty repute to observe — not solely from Herbert’s novel, however from David Lynch’s failed 1984 adaptation — the epic has rather a lot to stay as much as, however with the hype constructed across the movie, in addition to the standing ovation it obtained after premiering on the Venice Movie Pageant, the outlook for long-time followers appears optimistic.

Dune additionally stars Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, and Javier Bardem. The movie is directed by Villeneuve, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jon Spaihts and Eric Roth, and can premiere in American theaters and on HBO Max on October 22.

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