Dreamworks’ sequel took an estimated $9.7 million over the Friday-Sunday period, which would mark the strongest opening since Pixar’s “Onward.”
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The film is on its way to becoming the highest-grossing release in Japanese theatrical history.
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“Demon Slayer” has grossed more than $100 million in ten days. “Over the Moon” managed only $582,000 in its first weekend.
The manga spin-off took $44 million in its first three days in Japan, more than doubling the previous record.
More people saw “Jiang Ziya” in its first day than have seen Disney’s “Mulan” during its entire release in China.
Canadian moviegoers are eager to watch animation on the bigscreen again.
In post-lockdown cinemas, the only thing that matters is animation.
Pixar’s latest topped the rankings with all of $27,000.
Ghibli re-releases are dominating the box office in Japan.
Disney’s film has added around $280,000 to its lifetime domestic total of $341.5 million.
Even if it means killing everyone, American cinema operators were determined to make a few bucks this weekend.
“Onward” had the smallest theatrical audience ever for a Pixar release.
Limited releases and tiny marketing budgets aren’t stopping the passionate fanbases of anime franchises, who continue to turn out in big numbers for theatrical releases in the United States.
“Sonic the Hedgehog” continues to control the box office, while “Call of the Wild” delivered an underwhelming debut.
This hedgehog hogged the box office.
To help contain the coronavirus, Chinese distributors have canceled releases during the highly profitable new year holiday.
In a mere six days, the film has become the all-time top grosser for its distributor GKIDS.
It’s one of Blue Sky’s worst openings ever.
The film plummeted 74% in its second weekend, playing to mostly empty theaters.