Warner Bros. and Legendary's Godzilla vs. Kong tallied a pandemic-best opening over the weekend, securing$ 32.2 million over Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The film, which was released on Wednesday, has snubbed in the US and Canada$ 48.5 million with overseas media.
Kong vs. Godzilla& Kong added an additional$ 71.6 million to its box office record internationally. The film has earned$ 285.4 million since opening in foreign markets last week.
The results of Godzilla vs. Kong' '' are absolutely mind blowing and have a kind of 'welcome back' to an industry that has been working its way back from the brink for more than one year, said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore.
Godzilla vs. Kong opened over the weekend in more than 3,000 theaters in North America, the most of any film during the pandemic. The film also had the largest opening weekend since the coronavirus pandemic began, while Wednesday had the largest single day of$ 9.6 million and the largest opening day on Saturday with$ 12.5 million.