Easter weekend box office forecast: GODZILLA X KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE

GODZILLA AND KONG at Warner Bros. Pictures Legendary Pictures action adventure “GODZILLA x KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures.

The first quarter of 2024 is coming to a close with the Good Friday and Easter holidays framed as one major release, and major reservations in the previous month are driving box office receipts.

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

Warner Bros.

March 29, 2024 (widely)

Opening weekend range: $51 million-$65 million

Weekend pros:

  • Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Riding on the back end of 2021 Godzilla vs. Kong, which received a 91 percent audience rating and a 76 percent critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It was the tentpole's first significant box office hit of the pandemic era, grossing $100.9 million domestically.
  • New empire Currently progressing Transformers: Rise of the Monsters In terms of advance sales, according to various sources, it's decent for a film that offers the kind of escapist action films that have done well on the big screen recently.
  • With most schools closed and many adults off work on Friday, the extended weekend will provide the opportunity for movie viewing among families and other demographics. Ghostbusters: The Frozen Empire, Sand Dunes: Part TwoAnd Kung Fu Panda 4 You should make use of the last leftovers.

Weekend cons:

  • After a month full of male films, New empire You may face some challenge in attracting your entire potential audience. while Sand Dunes: Part Two It enters its fifth frame and regains some of the imprint of IMAX Ghostbusters The sequel should still be a fair draw. The NCAA Tournament will also remain a contender for the attention of its target audience.
  • Furthermore, the review ban for New empire It won't drop until the day before release. While popcorn flicks are often somewhat immune to critical backlash, potential negative reception is still a factor to keep an eye on with a franchise known for being front-loaded by fans of the brutal genre.
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Current projection ranges call for 27% increase Of the comparable weekend top ten gross of $ 91.8 million in 2023 and 45% He increases From $80.2 million for 2019 during the same calendar windows.

film studio 3 day weekend forecast Expected domestic gross as of Sunday, March 31 3-Day % Change from Last Wknd
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Warner Bros. Pictures $62,000,000 $62,000,000 new
Ghostbusters: The Frozen Empire Sony/Columbia $18,500,000 $74,900,000 -59%
Kung Fu Panda 4 Universal Pictures $13,300,000 $154,500,000 -19%
Sand Dunes: Part Two Warner Bros. Pictures $12,300,000 $253,400,000 -30%
King Arthur Lionsgate $2,700,000 $19,500,000 -37%

All forecasts are subject to review/terminationn prior to the first confirmation of opening previews or Friday estimates from studios or official sources.

Stage numbers are either studio estimates or unofficial forecasts if preceded by “~”.

The table above does not necessarily represent the exact ranking as some studios do not finalize weekend location counts and/or reporting intent of box office returns prior to publication.

GODZILLA AND KONG at Warner Bros. Pictures Legendary Pictures action adventure “GODZILLA x KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures.

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