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‘Deadpool’ nearing $500 mn box office collection

MUMBAI: 20th Century Fox’s super hero film ‘Deadpool’ is nearing $500 million at the global box office.

comScore has announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of 21 February, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services.

comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Fox’s ‘Deadpool’ does it again topping the global box office with a $140 million second weekend and in the process almost reaches the half billion plateau at a breakneck pace. Chinese title ‘Mei Ren You’ (The Mermaid) had a brilliant $57 million global weekend and thus brings its cumulative total to a whopping $421 million.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of 21 February are:

1. Deadpool – 20th Century Fox – $140 million
2. Mei Ren Yu (The Mermaid) – Multiple – $57 million
3. Zootopia – Disney – $31.2 million
4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword – Multiple – $21 million
5. Kung Fu Panda 3 – 20th Century Fox – $19.7 million
6. How To Be Single – Warner Bros. – $19.1 million
7. The Monkey King 2 – Multiple – $13 million
8. The Revenant – 20th Century Fox – $12.4 million
9. Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip – 20th Century Fox – $12 million
10. Risen – Sony – $11.8 million
11. Zoolander 2 – Paramount Pictures – $10.3 million
12. From Vegas to Macau III – Multiple – $9.5 million

The top 12 US weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of 21 February are:

1. Deadpool – 20th Century Fox – $55 million
2. Kung Fu Panda 3 – 20th Century Fox – $12.5 million
3. Risen – Sony – $11.8 million
4. Witch, The – A24 Films – $8.7 million
5. How To Be Single – Warner Bros. – $8.2 million
6. Race – Focus Features – $7.3 million
7. Zoolander 2 – Paramount – $5.5 million
8. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Disney – $3.8 million
9. Revenant, The – 20th Century Fox – $3.8 million
10. Hail, Caesar! – Universal – $2.6 million
11. Ride Along 2 – Universal – $2.2 million
12. The Choice – Lionsgate – $1.9 million