Alita: Battle Angel, one of the biggest English Films ever in term of budget released in North America last Thursday i.e. 14th February. With a massive budget reported to be around 175m $, film is the most ambitious project of legendary filmmaker James Cameron.
Film opened in North America last week with average to bad reviews from critics having Rotten Tomatoes rating under 60%. Furthermore, expectations at boxoffice were also very low by trade. But film has surprised everyone with it’s boxoffice performance in North America so far.
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Film raked in around 37m $ approx in four day long Weekend which is well beyond expectations of the film. Film was expected to open around 26m $ during the 4 day weekend but film has raked in around 40+% more than expectations of the trade.
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Film has seen good hold post weekend too with six days gross standing at 45.5m $ in North America. The trade forecast had expected film to see major drops post weekend and thought film will wrap under 50m $ but looks like film’s opening Week alone will go beyond 50m $. Even though start is much more than expected but film is still long way from break even due to whopping 175m $ budget.
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Film had very low business in Pakistan collecting 92.6lacs approx in first Week and will be updating you all about it’s second Week numbers tomorrow.