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‘Godzilla X Kong: New Empire’ Roars To $80M Box Office Opening

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Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire roared to an $80 million opening at the domestic box office, well ahead of the $45 million to $55 million that was expected. The film scored the fifth biggest Easter opening of all time, according to Sunday estimates. Critics panned Godzilla x Kong, but audiences disagreed, giving it an A- CinemaScore and 4.5 stars on PostTrack. Part of Wanrer’s MonsterVerse Universe, the movie earned the second best opening in the franchise.

The top 12 films of the weekend are as follows:

#TitleDistributor NameWeekend Total # of LocsLoc AvgCume Total% Change
1Godzilla x Kong: The New EmpireWarner Bros.$80,000,0003,861$20,720$80,000,000
2Ghostbusters: Frozen EmpireSony$15,700,0004,345$3,613$73,401,133-65.11%
3Dune: Part TwoWarner Bros.$11,100,0003,136$3,540$252,390,027-36.96%
4Kung Fu Panda 4Universal$10,200,0003,582$2,848$151,652,055-38.19%
5ImmaculateNeon Rated$3,265,0002,362$1,382$11,128,191-38.85%
6Arthur the KingLionsgate$2,400,0002,525$950$19,066,397-43.72%
7Late Night with the DevilIFC Films$2,205,6931,442$1,530$6,294,451-22.19%
8Tillu SquarePrathyangira Cinemas$1,836,168450$4,080$1,836,168
9CrewFunAsia Films$1,493,037485$3,078$1,493,037
11In the Land of Saints and SinnersVariance Films$1,056,000896$1,179$1,056,000
12CabriniAngel Studios$1,037,9591,345$772$18,142,347-27.23%