Kingsman: The Golden Circle tops global box office with $100.2 million
After a two-week reign by IT, 20th Century Fox‘s Kingsman: The Golden Circle took over the domestic box office with an estimated $39 million from 4,003 theaters, an average of $9,743 per location. That’s an uptick from the Kingsman: The Secret Service opening of $36.2 million in February of 2015. That film went on to gross $128.3 million domestically and $286 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $414.3 million.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle grossed $61.2 million from 11,623 international screens this weekend, which is 63% higher than The Secret Service in the same group of markets and means The Golden Circle had a global weekend of $100.2 million. The UK topped all international markets with $11.1 million and was followed by Russia with $6 million, Taiwan with $4.8 million, Australia with $4.4 million, Indonesia with $3.3 million and Malaysia with $2.8 million. The markets in release represent less than half of the international marketplace from a box office perspective, with upcoming markets for the sequel includincluding South Korea (9/27), France (10/11), China (10/20), and Japan (1/5).
Made for about $104 million, Kingsman: The Golden Circle received a B+ CinemaScore from audiences.
Kingsman: The Secret Service introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In Kingsman: The Golden Circle, our heroes face a new challenge. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents’ strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy…
Directed by Matthew Vaughn from a script by Jane Goldman and Vaughn, and based on the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, Kingsman: The Golden Circle stars Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry with Sir Elton John, and Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges.