Aquaman continues its box office dominance with a strong start to its third week in North American cinemas. The movie has now crossed $200M domestic following takings of $10.1M on Tuesday and $16.78M on Wednesday.
It’s domestic total heading in to Thursday is currently $216.2M. Many believe the film could reach $300M if it continues at its current pace. It currently faces very little competition at the box office until the release of M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass on January 18.
If Aquaman can reach $300M then it will have surpassed both Justice League and Man of Steel at the domestic box office. At this stage it is unlikely to catch up with the $412.5M made by Wonder Woman in 2017.
Worldwide Aquaman has now surpassed $800M with estimates placing the film around $822M. It is well on its way to grossing $900M in the next week before setting its sights on $1bn.
Many box office experts believe the film has a strong chance of grossing $1bn with many calling it a dead cert. Watch this space!
Have you seen the movie yet? Check out our review here.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Aquaman stars Jason Momoa in the title role of Arthur Curry/Aquaman. The film also stars Amber Heard as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe as Vulko; Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson as Orm/Ocean Master; and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman as Atlanna.
The film is being produced by Peter Safran, with Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Rob Cowan, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers.