“Planet of the Apes: New Kingdom” boosts a Hollywood depressed by low box office

“Planet of the Apes: New Kingdom” boosts a Hollywood depressed by low box office
“Planet of the Apes: New Kingdom” boosts a Hollywood depressed by low box office

“Planet of the Apes: New Kingdom”the sequel to 2017’s War for the Planet of the Apes, took first place at the box office this weekend, according to data from Box Office Mojocollecting 56.5 million dollars in the United States and slightly exceeding expectations for its debut weekend.

What you have to know

-The film debuted worldwide with 129 million dollarssince some 72.5 million at the foreign box office. The domestic box office total of $56.5 million narrowly surpassed expectations of about $55 million for the film’s opening weekend.

TO “Planet of the Apes: New Kingdom”of Wesballalso did well in the first previews, having grossed 1.6 million dollars in the previews on Wednesday and 5 million dollars on Thursday in more than 4,000 theaters nationwide before having a day of 22.2 million dollarss on Friday.

The Fall Guy, by Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunttook second place at the box office this weekend, although it only added 13.7 million dollars this weekend, after his poor debut last weekend, with 27.7 million dollars. Zendaya’s highly anticipated tennis movie Challengers held steady in third place with $4.7 million, bringing its domestic total to about $38 million.

More surprising facts

“Planet of the Apes: New Kingdom” had the franchise’s second-highest-grossing debut, surpassing 2011’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ($54.8 million) and 2017’s War for the Planet of the Apes ($56.2 million), but falling behind below 2014’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ($72 million), according to Box Office Mojo.

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22%. That’s roughly how much the annual box office dropped compared to last year, reported Variety. Theaters are hoping that some summer movies – including If, Inside Out 2″ and Despicable Me 4 – can save sales for the year.

Background

“Planet of the Apes: New Kingdom” Taking place 300 years after War for the Planet of the Apes, it follows the rise of a new tyrannical ape leader as he builds his empire while a young ape goes on a quest to find freedom.

The film has a critics score of 81% in Rotten Tomatoes until Sunday, and a slightly lower public score of 78%.

Have a budget of 160 million dollars before marketingwhich represents a significantly lower cost than the last two deliveries, both with budgets of 190 million dollars, according to Variety.

Note published in Forbes US.

 
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