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Godzilla: King of the Monsters Defeats Kong - At the Box Office

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Warner Bros.' Godzilla: King of the Monsters is making waves both domestically and overseas. The film has already grossed $12.7 million from approximately 16,500 overseas screens, making it the #1 film in several Asian countries.

Domestically, Godzilla: King of the Monsters has made $6.3 million on opening night, putting it ahead of other monster films like 2017’s Kong: Skull Island, which made $3.7 million off Thursday night shows, and 2018’s Pacific Rim Uprising sequel, which made $2.35 million. However, the film didn't beat out its predecessor, 2014’s Godzilla, which made $9.3 million. It is currently being played in 4,108 theaters across the United States.

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Though Godzilla: King of the Monsters is sitting at 41% on Rotten Tomatoes, the film is still projected to meet or surpass $50 million domestically and $150 million internationally this weekend.

The film has made $574K in Russia, $569K in Germany and $507K in France. Across the globe, Godzilla is competing with Disney's Aladdin, Marv Films' Rocketman and Universal/Blumhouse’s Ma. According to Deadline, the film is projected to make $70 million over China's three-day opening weekend.

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Directed by Michael Dougherty, Godzilla: King of the Monsters stars Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Thomas Middleditch, Charles Dance, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Aisha Hinds and Zhang Ziyi.

via Deadline

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