Warner Bros’ ‘The Meg’ crosses $300mn at global box office

MUMBAI: Warner Bros’ creature feature ‘The Meg’ continues to outperform analysts’ expectations and has crossed the $300 million at the global box office, as per comScore’s official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of 19 August compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services.

comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Warner Bros.’ ‘The Meg’ proves once again that sharks are a big draw around the world with a second weekend atop the global charts biting off another $88.15 million in 56 territories to bring its global cume to over $300 million. Notably, ‘The Island’ starring and directed by Chinese comedy superstar Huang Bo added $38.7 million this weekend in just 3 territories bringing its worldwide total to $163.167 million.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of 19 August are:

  • The Meg – Warner Bros. – $88.2 Million
  • The Island (dir. Bo) – Multiple – $38.7 Million
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – Sony – $32 Million
  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout – Paramount Pictures – $31 Million
  • Crazy Rich Asians – Warner Bros. – $26 Million
  • The Equalizer 2 – Sony – $20.3 Million
  • Europe Raiders – Multiple – $19.5 Million
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Universal – $18.7 Million
  • Go Brother! – Wanda Media Co., LTD – $17.7 Million
  • Disney’sChristopher Robin – Disney – $16.8 Million
  • Oolong Courtyard: Kung Fu School – Multiple – $14.8 Million
  • Mile 22 – STX Entertainment – $14.2 Million

The top 12 US weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of 19 August are:

  • Crazy Rich Asians – Warner Bros. – $25.2 Million
  • The Meg – Warner Bros. – $21.1 Million
  • Mile 22 – STX Entertainment – $13.6 Million
  • Alpha – Sony – $10.5 Million
  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout – Paramount – $10.5 Million
  • Disney’sChristopher Robin – Disney – $8.9 Million
  • BlacKkKlansman – Focus Features – $7 Million
  • Slender Man – Sony – $5 Million
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – Sony – $3.7 Million
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Universal – $3.4 Million
  • The Equalizer 2 – Sony – $2.8 Million
  • The Spy Who Dumped Me – Lionsgate – $2.6 Million

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