After narrowly losing first place in the opening weekend, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Now exceeded Mortal Kombat At the US box office.
Anime action adventure Demon Slayer The weekend should end with $ 6.4 million (R $ 34.8 million) ticket sales, while Mortal Kombat It comes after $ 6.2 million (33.7 million Brazilian reals) between Friday (30) and Sunday (2). Both films appeared last week and fell 70% in revenue in its second weekend.
Demon Slayer, Which appears in 1915 locations in North America, and has made $ 34.1 million in the United States and Canada to date. The film was written by Funimation and Aniplex Dragon Ball: Super Broly ($ 30 million) to become the third highest title in the anime world in North America.
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Abroad, the anime has already broken many box office records. In Japan, it became the highest-grossing film of all time, with ticket sales exceeding $ 368 million. It’s also the highest grossing anime of all time, with $ 423 million (2.3 billion BRL) raised globally.
Mortal Kombat, Which is a martial arts-inspired adaptation of the popular video game, which made $ 34 million in two weeks. These recipes are impressive because the launch of Warner Bros. It works simultaneously on HBO Max, which is a cable TV channel.
In the third place, Godzilla vs. Kong, Warner Bros. movie. And Legendary Filmes, they raised $ 2.7 million in 2,753 theaters this weekend. Since its launch five weeks ago, it has raised $ 90 million.
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