The latest James Bond film “No Time To Die” grossed between £ 4.5 million and £ 5 million on its first day of screening in British and Irish theaters, the producers said on Friday. On Thursday, it was shown in both countries in a record number of 772 theaters. The film is projected to earn $ 90 million worldwide during its opening weekend.
“No Time To Die” – the last movie starring Agent 007 as Daniel Craig – had its world premiere on Tuesday at London’s Royal Albert Halland on Thursday it entered regular theatrical distribution in Great Britain and Ireland. On Thursday, it was shown in both countries in a record 772 theaters – 25 more than “Star Wars: Skywalker. Rebirth” in 2019.
Producers on Friday said the film grossed between £ 4.5 million and £ 5 million on its first day of screening in UK and Irish cinemas. According to Universal Pictures, Thursday’s revenues are 13 percent higher than Bond’s previous installment, “Specter,” from 2015, on day one, but by 26 percent. lower than achieved by “Skyfall” in 2012.
Over 30,000 people at midnight screenings
Over 30,000 people attended the midnight screenings in Great Britain and Ireland, and 1.6 million people bought pre-sale tickets for the first four days of screening. It’s about 12 percent. more than there was with “Specter” and about the same as with “Skyfall”.
Motion picture analyst Gower Street Analytics predicts that in its first week of screening, “Don’t Time To Die” will account for 92 percent of the total. all ticket receipts in British and Irish cinemas.
Statistics on the number of viewers of “Nie Czasać się” and ticket receipts are closely watched as this movie is the loudest premiere since the cinemas opened back after the COVID-19 pandemic, so it will be a signal to what extent people turn to them. they are coming back.
The prime minister has been postponed several times
Due to the pandemic, the premiere of “Nie czas Dyać” was postponed several times, because initially the film was to be released in theaters in the early spring of last year.
American Cary Joji Fukunaga is the director and Lea Seydoux, Rami Malek and Lashana Lynch star alongside Craig. The film is projected to earn $ 90 million worldwide during its opening weekend.
After its premiere at the Royal Albert Hall, most British critics rated the film very positively, many of whom gave it five stars, although some also suggested that the action did not fully justify its duration as long as 163 minutes.
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