'John Wick: Chapter 4' Hits Franchise Record $137.5 Million at Global Box Office Weekend

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Bangkok, Thailand - April 21, 2019: John Wick Model With a beautiful standee of a movie called John Wick Chapter 3 Parabellum display showing at cinema - Image (chingyunsong /

As the fourth installment of the 'John Wick franchise, 'Chapter 4' has set an unprecedented box office record with an astounding USD 137.5 Million globally on its opening weekend!

John Wick: Chapter 4 is soaring to the top of the box office, taking over cinemas across the globe. The Lionsgate-Keanu Reeves collaboration, John Wick 3: Parabellum, is a box office powerhouse. It thumped DC's Shazam 2 with an impressive domestic weekend take of USD 73.5 million! The fourth movie in the series set a new record by opening with over USD 137.5 million in box office earnings worldwide!

Audiences have given the film a resounding A CinemaScore, and critics praise it. This movie is sure to be remembered for years to come! With a massive 3,855 theaters screening the movie domestically and 71 countries across the globe featuring it in their cinemas, this film's reach was far-reaching. The international audience brought home an astounding USD 64 million for the film, boosting its global opening weekend total to a whopping USD 137.5 million! John Wick: Chapter 4 – 2021’s Celestial exceeded the third movie's US opening weekend, surpassing 2019’s John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum‘s $56.8 million domestic earnings with extraordinary rapidity! Thus far, Chapter 4 has become the most significant domestic launch of the pandemic period and is now the highest-grossing release in 2023.

John Wick: Chapter 4 stormed into the box office at No. 1, with a remarkable USD 6.7 million gross in the U.K., an impressive 56% increase from its predecessor! Keanu Reeves reprises his role as the iconic hitman Baba Yaga, and Chad Stahelski directs this action-packed movie. Laden with action-filled scenes, the fourth installment appears to exceed expectations, as many already acclaim it to be one of the most awe-inspiring action movies ever crafted. Starring Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgard, Laurence Fishburne, Hiroyuki Sanada, Shamier Anderson, Rina Sawayama, and the late Lance Reddick, with the unique addition of Ian McShane to top it off - this cast is sure to bring endless entertainment. An impressive 69% male audience flocked to the theaters for this movie's opening weekend, with 70% of them being over 25 years old. Lionsgate reported that only nine franchises have accomplished setting their fourth outing as an opening record in the past 40 years - and this movie has just added its name to that list!

This weekend, moviegoers were dazzled by the remarkable films Creed III and Screamed six while competing for the box office's top spot.

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