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    GODZILLA VS. KONG Weekend 5 Box Office Report - Part 1: North America

    Source: Comscore
    Official Movie Site: GodzillavsKong.com
    Special Thanks to Paul Dergarabedian

    Comscore has announced the official North American box office estimates for the weekend of May 2, 2021, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Comscore provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results around the world using Comscore's suite of products.

    Please note that 57% of all North American Theaters are currently open.

    Comscore – Sunday Estimates – North American Weekend Box Office Roundup – May 2,, 2021     

    A re-cap of this weekend’s notable performers as reported by their respective distributors

    North American Openers:

    Opening in 1751 locations, Open Road/Briarcliff’s SEPARATION took in an estimated weekend gross of $1,831,000 and a PTA of $1,046. 

    Universal’s repertory title SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD had a terrific weekend brining in fans to the tune of $720k in 152 locations for a strong PTA of $4,737. 

    Vertical Entertainment opened FOUR GOOD DAYS in 298 locations to $303,000 for a PTA of $1,017. 

    Vertical Entertainment opened THE RESORT in 114 locations to $95,000 for a PTA of $833. 

    Focus Features opened LIMBO in 208 locations to a debut of $90,000 for a PTA of $433. 

    ■ Notable North American Performers:

    Moving into the top spot, Funimation’s DEMON SLAYER -KIMETSU NO YAIBA- THE MOVIE: MUGEN TRAIN had a solid second weekend taking in $6,421,514 in 1,905 theaters for a PTA of $3,371 and a cume to date in North America of $34.1M.Set after the events of the television series, has the main characters embarking on a new mission as they investigate the mysterious disappearance of over 40 people aboard the Mugen train. 

    Warner Bros.’ MORTAL KOMBAT now in its second weekend earned $6.235 million in 3,114 locations for a PTA of $2002 and a N. Am. cume to date of $34.087M.The R-rated action adventure is inspired by the hugely popular video game stars Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Tadanobu Asano, Hiroyuki Sanada, Chin Han and is directed by Simon McQuoid.  

    Warner Bros.’ GODZILLA VS. KONG earned $2.74M in this, its fifth weekend for a North American cume through Sunday of $90.310M. 

    Disney’s Raya and the LAST DRAGON now in weekend 9 earned $1.335M in 1,810 theaters for a N. Am. cume through Sunday of $41,580,947. 

    Universal’s NOBODY now in its fifth weekend in North America earned $1.26M in 2,056 locations for a PTA of $613 and a N. Am. cume through Sunday of $23.36M.   

    Bleecker Street’s TOGETHER TOGETHER now in weekend 2 earned $313,051 in 659 locations for a PTA of $475 and a N. Am. cume through Sunday of $1,018,378. 

     ■ Notable Specialized Film Action in North America:

    Atlas Distribution’s THE GIRL WHO BELIEVES IN MIRACLES in 728 locations earned $195,000 in its fifth weekend for a cume to date of $2,707,725. 

    Roadside Attractions spy thriller THE COURIER, now in its seventh weekend earned $139,550 in 390 locations for a cume to date of $6,227,448.    

    A24’s MINARI now in its 12th weekend took in $80k this weekend in 501 locations for a cume to date of $2,850,651M. 

    Lionsgate’s VOYAGERS now in its fourth weekend took in an estimated $79,000 in 937 locations for a domestic cume to date of $3.104 million.The sci-fi thriller is written and directed by Neil Burger. Lionsgate acquired US rights to the film from AGC Studios.   

    Lionsgate’s CHAOS WALKING now in its ninth weekend earned $57,500 this weekend from 502 locations lifting its estimated cume to $13.238 million to date. 

    Neon’s IN THE EARTH, now in weekend 3 is in 215 locations earning $54,400 for a PTA of $253 and cume to date $1,070,606.  

    Neon’s GUNDA now in week 3 in 15 locations took in $6,300 for a PTA of $420 and a cume to date of $62,633.The film directed by Victor Kossakovsky chronicles the unfiltered lives of a mother pig, a flock of chickens, and a herd of cows with masterful intimacy. 

    ■ IMAX Highlights (courtesy of IMAX): 

    In North America, Aniplex’s DEMON SLAYER earns $500k bringing the worldwide IMAX cume to $29.2M.  

    Next weekend MGM’s Guy Ritchie actioner WRATH OF MAN launches in the IMAX domestic network and select international markets.


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