Dune exceeded $ 100 million at the home office and rose to over $ 370 million worldwide.
For Deadline, Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic earned $ 400,000 on Thanksgiving. This, in addition to its $ 800,000 gross earnings on November 26, brings gross national income up to $ 100.8 million, making it the highest-earning WarnerMedia home movie of 2021 (produced by Godzilla vs. King $ 100.5 million). The film is expected to gross $ 400 million worldwide by the end of its theatrical release.
While pandemic reports consider these numbers a success, these measures will bomb the Dune in the pre-COVID era, when the film cost $ 165 million to make, excluding the cost of marketing and film delays due to the virus. . In contrast, No Time to Die, which raised $ 730 million on a $ 250 million budget, could lose money just because of its cinema release. But movies do not necessarily live and die at the box office, as digital and Blu-ray sales and toys and merchandise play a role in the game with complex numbers. (Dune will be available digitally on December 3, and DVD and Blu-ray versions will be available on January 11, 2022.)
HBO Max also aired the same day that Dune premiered in theaters for a month. According to Samba TV, Dune Zack Snyder, seen by 1.9 million families in his first weekend, won the Justice League and went after Wonder Woman in 1984. HBO Max does not release any figures from the official stream, so it is unclear whether the film attracted new subscribers or helped build loyalty from existing customers.
On behalf of Darkness, WarnerMedia and Legendary Pictures, which fund the Dune franchise, Dune 2, released in October 2023, performs. Unlike its predecessor, Dune 2 will hit cinemas out of reach. While the expected details have not yet been confirmed, Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, Stellan Skarsgård, and Javier Bardem are expected to return under Villeneuve. Production is prepared to start in the autumn of 2022.
In the first half of the novel, Dune de Villeneuve adapted with Frank Herbert, winner of the Hugo Prize and Nebula in 1965. She was followed by Paul Atreides de Chalamet and his family. They confronted the desert planet Arrakis with consequences that resonate throughout the galaxy.