‘Dune: Part Two’ Tops 2024’s Box Office with $178.5M Opening Weekend

‘Dune: Part Two’ Tops 2024’s Box Office with $178.5M Opening Weekend

Dune: Part Two‘ has earned $178.5 million on its worldwide box office opening weekend, making it the highest-grossing movie of 2024 so far. The film earned $81.5 million on its domestic box office opening weekend.

The biggest opening of 2024 so far belongs to ‘Dune: Part Two,’ marking the largest opening ever for director Denis Villeneuve. With a global opening surpassing $160 million, it nearly doubled the opening of the original ‘Dune’ film, which earned $41 million. Although slightly less than ‘Oppenheimer‘ at $82 million, it stands as the biggest opening since 2023’s ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s,’ which earned $80 million.

How much did ‘Dune: Part Two’ earn from IMAX screenings worldwide?

‘Dune: Part Two’ earned $32.2 million worldwide from IMAX screenings.

‘Dune: Part Two’ holds the title of the highest-rated movie ever on IMDb with a score of 9.4/10, accompanied by an impressive 97% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes and a 4.5 rating on Letterboxd. It ranks as the 21st highest-rated film of all time and received an A CinemaScore from audiences.

'Dune: Part Two' Tops 2024's Box Office with $178.5M Opening WeekendImage Source: Warner Bros. Pictures

‘Dune: Part Two’ will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) as he unites with Chani (Zendaya) and the Fremen while on a path of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.

Villeneuve returns with ‘Dune: Part Two,’ the highly anticipated sequel to the Academy Award-winning ‘Dune.’ The film continues the epic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s celebrated novel, featuring a star-studded cast including Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, Dave Bautista, Christopher Walken, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Léa Seydoux, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, and Javier Bardem.

‘Dune: Part Two’ Digital Release Date:

‘Dune: Part Two’ will be available on digital HD platforms on April 16, 2024.

‘Dune: Part Two’ is now playing in theaters worldwide.

Source: The Numbers

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