“Godzilla vs. Kong” Made a Sensation in the US Box Office
OREANDA-NEWS. The first line of the American box office with a giant lead over the pursuers went to the large-scale blockbuster "Godzilla vs. Kong" - this is the fourth part of the so-called Monster Universe by Warner Bros. Studios.
Even despite the fact that most of the country's cinemas are still closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as despite the existing restrictions on the occupancy rates, Godzilla vs. Kong was able to accomplish the impossible: the level of $ 30 million, however, following the results of five days of distribution, he has already mastered $ 48.5 million (which is only slightly inferior to the starting result of the previous film series "Godzilla: King of the Monsters", which earned $ 57.2 million over the same period).
The result, shown by the fantastic action game "Godzilla vs. Kong", allows us to hope that together with the gradual lifting of restrictions (since April 5 in Los Angeles, the halls were allowed to fill not by 25%, but by 50%), viewers who missed them will begin to return to cinemas. for a "normal" life. Believing in Godzilla vs. Kong, Warner Bros. made a decision in the United States to postpone for a week the start of the release of the film "Mortal Kombat" - its next blockbuster. Thus, having cleared space for a movie about the confrontation of two giant monsters, the Hollywood major hopes that viewers will appreciate this move and instead of watching "Godzilla vs. Kong" at home (the film was released simultaneously and online on the HBO Max streaming service), they will go to the movies.
The second line of the American box office went to the horror film "Unclean", the third - to the action movie "Nobody" by the Russian director Ilya Naishuller. The fourth line of the American box office went to the Disney cartoon "Raya and the Last Dragon", and the fifth - to the film "Tom and Jerry", based on the popular animated series.