• ‘The Meg' Devours $97M Overseas, $141M Global Opening; ‘Fallout' Flies Past $400M WW - International Box Office

    2 days ago - By Deadline

    Refresh for latest... : Warner Bros/Gravity Pictures' prehistoric shark took a whale of a bite out of the international box office in its opening this session as it surprised both at home and abroad. With $96.8M across 42 offshore markets, The Meg gobbled up a global launch of $141.3M .
    China turnstiles gave the co-production's debut $50.3M, a strong start in a competitive landscape with the Sunday estimate increasing on the Friday and Saturday. That bodes...
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  • The Meg Munches on Moviegoers with $141 Million at Global Box Office

    The Meg Munches on Moviegoers with $141 Million at Global Box Office

    2 days ago - By Coming Soon

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    The Meg munches on Moviegoers with $141 million at global box office
    Warner Bros. Pictures mondo-sized monster movie The Meg opened this weekend in the 1 spot both domestically and internationally with a splash. The long in-development adaptation of the best-selling book by Steve Alten bit into the domestic box office with a $44.3 million weekend haul and swam into open waters internationally with an additional $97 million in 42 territories. Globally the film swallowed the competition bringing in $141.3 and exceeding expectations. Directed by John Turteltaub, the film stars...
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  • ‘The Meg' Devours Box Office With Unexpected $44.5 Million Opening

    2 days ago - By The Wrap

    Warner Bros.' “The Meg” has snuck up on an unsuspecting box office and devoured a $44 million opening weekend from 4,119, well above the $25 million projected by box office trackers this past week.
    While some analysts thought the film might end up having a front-loaded weekend with numbers dropping on Saturday and Sunday, “The Meg” was able to match its $16 million opening day total on Saturday. It is the only film this weekend with a per screen average of over $10,000 aside from the single-screen opening of Magnolia Pictures' “Skate Kitchen,” and it is now Warner Bros.' biggest opening of...
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  • August Audiences Get Hooked On ‘Meg' Shelling Out $44M-$45M - Early Sunday AM Box Office

    2 days ago - By Deadline

    EARLY SUNDAY AM UPDATE: Warner Bros./China Gravity's co-production The Meg is swimming in with an opening between $44M-$45M at 4,118 theaters - the second widest August release after Suicide Squad .
    This is to be commended. Tracking, the industry nor Warner Bros. ever thought that another shark movie had the potential to open at this level which one studio insider heralded as “the largest live action shark movie opening ever at the box office” (that's...
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