Update, writethru: There were milestones aplenty this weekend at the global and international box office with three Hollywood heavy-hitters reaching important new benchmarks. Among them, MGM/Eon/Universal
’s No Time To Die
crossed both $400M overseas and $500M worldwide while Sony
’ Venom: Let There Be Carnage
topped $350M globally. The weekend leader, however, was Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune
which began offshore rollout back in September and just spiced up its worldwide cume with an additional $47.4M overseas and, along with its domestic debut, easily crossed $200M global through Sunday, as we previously noted was poised to happen. IMAX
also had its biggest global October opening ever with Dune
, mounding $17.8M for an unprecedented 20.3% of the worldwide weekend total.
The Denis Villeneuve
-directed Dune led offshore business for the session, taking an estimated $47.4M on 49,205 screens in 75 overseas markets. This lifts the running cume to $180.6M internationally, and to $220.7M worldwide.