While promoting the film in India, even star hero Tom Cruise confirmed that the film has Kashmir in the scene, where the whole of climax takes place. The film played to an audience that was 55% male, which is much more balanced when compared to the 62% for Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation. Moreover, Mission: Impossible has turned out to be a set franchise in India and though it won't quite be entering the 100 Crore Club, rest assured the next in the series certainly would given the kind of equity it has managed to create.
With positive word of mouth from both its glowing reviews (it's now at 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes) and cheerful CinemaScore results (it got an A), Fallout is likely to have a good few weeks ahead of it. Rogue Nation ended its cinema run with a total of $682 million; there's no reason, going by its current velocity, why Fallout can't beat that. The last instalment, Rogue Nation, had similar numbers as well, which premiered in 2015, three years ago. Also returning alongside him are Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg and Ving Rhames. In North America, it opened with a record $61.5 million.
Among holdovers, Sony's "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" brought in $31 million, where it's open in 55 overseas markets.
Based on the TV series Teen Titans Go! and directed by Peter Rida Michail and Aaron Horvath, the movie garnered positive reviews and a B-plus CinemaScore. It took in US$14 million.
Should predictions hold, Paramount's sixth installment of the franchise will finish on the upper end of recent forecasts, which ranged from $50 million to $65 million at 4,386 sites. The "Ant-Man" sequel is close to $400 million worldwide, but it's not a contender for The Billion Club.
Coming in at a distant second in the weekend's box-office race: "Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again", bringing in an additional $15 million for a domestic total of $70.4 million. IMAX collected $12.5 million of the $153.5 million global opening.