Wonder Woman and Pirates of the Caribbean cross the $700 million mark
Gru and the Minions again dominated the box office this weekend (see full box office estimates here), but we have a few Transformers: The Last Knight, Wonder Woman, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales box office updates as well.
Director Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight (Paramount Pictures) dropped 63% in ticket sales and down to third place in North America its second weekend with $17 million, for a total of $102.1 million. As was the case with the last two Transformers movies, the film is performing much better overseas, taking in another $68 million this weekend from 44 markets. The international total is now $327.8 million (with $193.5 million coming from China), while the worldwide total is $429.9 million. By comparison, Transformers: Age of Extinction earned $245.4 million total domestically and $858.6 million overseas, for a worldwide total of $1.104 billion. Made for $217 million, Transformers: The Last Knight stars Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Jerrod Carmichael, Laura Haddock and Isabela Moner.
Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman continues to be a juggernaut worldwide, with another $15.6 million its fifth weekend domestically in the fourth spot and $13.6 million overseas. The Patty Jenkins-directed film has now earned $346.1 million in North America (that’s higher than Man of Steel‘s $291 million, Batman v Superman‘s $330.4 million, and Suicide Squad‘s $325.1 million) and $361.8 million internationally ($88.5 million from China), for a global total of $707.9 million. Made for $149 million, Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, Ewen Bremner, Saïd Taghmaoui, Elena Anaya, Connie Nielsen and Lucy Davis.
Meanwhile, Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales also crossed the $700 million mark at the global box office after five weeks of release. Through July 2, the film has taken in an estimated $708.7 million, including $166 million domestic and $543 million international. It is The Walt Disney Studios’ third release of 2017 to reach this milestone and the fourth Pirates film to do so. Combined, the five Pirates of the Caribbean films have now surpassed $4.4 billion worldwide. The previous installment, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, earned $241 million domestically and $804.6 million internationally, for a global total of $1.045 billion. Directed by Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales stars Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kevin R. McNally, Kaya Scodelario, Golshifteh Farahani, Stephen Graham, David Wenham and Geoffrey Rush. It cost $230 million to make.