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The battle between titans may be over on screen, but the fight for box office supremacy continues for “odzilla x Kong: The New Empire. After a monstrous debut, let’s see how the film fared in its second weekend.

Godzilla Takes a Bite Out of Domestic Numbers

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While “odzilla x Kong: The New Empire had a record-breaking debut, its domestic performance dipped slightly this past weekend. According to industry estimates, the film brought in an estimated $42 million domestically, marking a 48% drop from its opening weekend haul. This is a fairly typical pattern for big-budget blockbusters, where the initial excitement leads to a significant drop in subsequent weeks.

  • Budget: $135 million
  • 1st Weekend box office collection:-
  • Domestic: $80 million
  • Overseas: $114 million (from 62 markets)
  • Worldwide box office: $194 million

Kong Still Reigns Supreme Overseas

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Despite the domestic dip, the film continues to perform exceptionally well internationally. This past weekend, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire added another $78 million to its overseas total, bringing its international haul to a staggering $192 million. This strong showing continues to be driven by markets like China and Japan, where MonsterVerse films traditionally enjoy immense popularity.

India Remains Kong’s Stronghold

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India continues to be a surprise box office champion for Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. The film held strong in its second week, adding an estimated ₹14 crore (around USD 1.7 million) to its domestic total. This brings its two-week collection in India to a mighty ₹51.60 crore (around USD 6.2 million), solidifying its position as the biggest opening for a Hollywood film in India this year so far.

GodzillaXKong ROARs The latest Monsterverse franchise packs the BIGGEST opening weekend for a Hollywood film in India in 2024.

[Week 1] Fri 12.60 cr, Sat 11.85 cr, Sun 13.15 cr. Total: ₹ 37.60 cr  NETT BOC.

Note: Released in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu… 2865 screens, including IMAX.

Early Box Office Success, But Can Kong Maintain Momentum?

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Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire has undoubtedly secured a strong opening globally. However, the coming weeks will be crucial to determine its long-term success. Here are some factors to consider:

  • Competition: Several big-budget films are slated for release in the coming weeks, which could potentially draw audiences away from Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire.
  • Word-of-Mouth: Reviews for the film have been mixed, with some praising the visuals and others criticizing the plot. Positive word-of-mouth recommendations will be vital for sustained audience interest.

The Future of the MonsterVerse

Despite the potential challenges, the film’s overall success suggests that MonsterVerse remains a bankable franchise. The strong international performance, particularly in India, highlights the growing global market for such films. It’ll be interesting to see how Legendary Pictures, the studio behind the MonsterVerse, capitalizes on this success and what the future holds for Godzilla, Kong, and other legendary creatures in this cinematic universe.

One thing’s for sure, the battle for box office dominance is far from over. Only time will tell if Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire can maintain its reign or if another challenger will rise to the challenge.

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