What We’re Watching: Godzilla x Kong’ Towers Over Box Office with $80M Opening

Published on Mar 31, 2024

“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” opened with $80 million this weekend to demolish the competition at the box office, according to industry estimates released Sunday.

The latest mash-up of the two long-running monster franchises clobbered “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire,” which slipped to $15.7 million one week after opening in first place with over $45 million, Comscore reported.

“Dune: Part Two” was third with $11.1 million Friday through Sunday in its fifth week in North American theaters.

Fourth place went to “Kung Fu Panda 4,” which grossed $10.2 million in its fourth week, followed by “Immaculate” with $3.2 million in its second week.

Rounding out the top 10 domestic releases were “Arthur the King” ($2.4 million), “Late Night with the Devil” ($2.2 million), “Tillu Square” ($1.83 million), “Crew” ($1.49 million) and “Imaginary” ($1.4 million).

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