Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings – 95% will mark an important path for future Marvel Studios premieres within screenings amid the pandemic. Thanks to the fact that its launch is exclusively for theaters and 45 days later it will make its debut on Disney Plus, executives would make important decisions based on the response it gets worldwide. In each country, the impact of films is different, but this one in particular is taking a positive turn.
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Yesterday afternoon it was announced that the film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton has already broken its first record, and it was not exactly a pandemic record. By hitting the screens on Labor Day weekend in the United States and Canada, it has surpassed the one that was the leader since 2007: Halloween: The Beginning – 25% from Rob Zombie, who in that long weekend got raise USD $ 30.5 million, while Shang-Chi is close to tripling that collection exceeding USD $ 80 million.
Unfortunately, it is difficult for its cumulative total at the world box office to exceed other major releases belonging to the Marvel Cinematic Universe because the government of China has not authorized its screening, and this is catastrophic because it is one of the most important countries in terms of at the reception of the hearing. All because they do not agree with the representation that has been made of their culture in comics since 1973; of course, because they were written from an American perspective.
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But despite that, the story starring Simu Liu has enchanted most of those who have already seen it, among critics and fans of the MCU, who praise the action scenes and even some experts have described it as one of the best stories. of origin that Marvel has presented in the cinema. As every week, here we present the impact that premieres have on the Mexican box office (via Canacine), and yes, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings ranks first on its opening weekend.
With $ 45.4 million and 653.5 thousand attendees to the showrooms, the new Marvel Studios tops the box office that spans from September 2 to 5, leaving in second place the leader of the previous weeks Paw Patrol: The Movie – 100%, tape that barely got $ 6.5 million in the last days and a cumulative total of $ 41.6 million in its third week of projection; with 106.3 thousand new attendees and 695.4 thousand in total.
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In third place is After: Almas Perdidas – 17%, which also just debuted on the billboard. The Castille Landon film began its career with $ 6.1 million and 89.8 thousand theatrical attendees; meanwhile Free Guy: Taking over – 96% have managed to stay in the top spots, now at number 4, with $ 5.4 million raised and a total of $ 56.8 million since its premiere last month. The adventure starring Ryan Reynolds has received a total of 873.1 attendees in Mexico.
It is true that the $ 45.4 million of Shang-Chi’s debut does not compare with the $ 200 million of Fast and Furious 9 – 65% that it achieved in its premiere, and it is still far from the debut of Black Widow – 87%, which was $ 93.3 million, however, it will be necessary to see its development throughout his career on the card, as we remember that the fall of Black widow it was almost monumental worldwide, which was attributed to its presence on the Disney digital platform.