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Dune 2 Box Office (Worldwide): Timothee Chalamet-Led Magnum Opus Already Crosses $50 Million Milestone!

Dune 2 Box Office (Worldwide)
Dune 2 Box Office Update (Worldwide) (Photo Credit – IMDb)

Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya’s Dune 2 is out in theatres, and as expected, the response so far has been superb. Yesterday, we reported about the film’s previews in North America, but the actuals that have come are even higher. Speaking about the worldwide box office, the milestone of $50 million has already been crossed. Keep reading to know more!

Positive word-of-mouth comes into play!

Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the Dune sequel is riding high on extremely positive reviews from critics all across the globe. Even word-of-mouth of the audience is highly favorable, resulting in more people flocking to theatres. If we talk about the audience segment, one interesting statistic has come out related to the footfalls at the North American box office.

Attracting adult audience

As per the report in Deadline, Dune 2 is majorly attracting the audience over the age of 25. For previews in North America, around 77% of attendees were males over 25. Females over 25 formed 24% of the audience. Due to the same reason, the domestic projection at the box office has come down a bit.

Dune 2 at the North American box office

Coming to the latest box office update, Dune 2 is closing its opening day (Friday) at $30-$34 million in the domestic market, which also includes $12 million from Thursday previews. Enjoying a run in 4,071 theaters, the film is aiming for an opening weekend score of $70-$80 million. Earlier, the collection was expected to be in the higher range.

Dune 2 in the overseas market

Trade experts were quite enthusiastic about the film’s performance in the overseas market, and so far, the actual result is completely in favor. As per the latest update, after adding 42 more international circuits on Thursday, the Dune sequel has raked in $20.8 million so far from a total of 55 international circuits. On Friday, it added Spain, the UK, and some other small centers.

Talking about the top openers for Dune 2 on Thursday were Germany ($2.4 million), Australia ($1.3 million), Mexico ($696K), Poland ($361K) and Brazil ($331K). If we talk about the top contributors over Wednesday and Thursday, France is leading the way with $3.5 million, followed by Germany ($2.4 million) and Korea ($2.1 million).

After combining the domestic and overseas gross, Dune 2 stands at $50.8-$54.8 million. Let’s see how far it goes at the end of the weekend.

Note: Box office numbers are based on estimates and various sources. Numbers have not been independently verified by Koimoi.

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