DC League of Super-Pets Worldwide Box Office Gross $41.4 Million
Proving Animated Movies Can Still “Bite,” Given Pixar’s Lackluster Performance Light yearthe animated film from Warner Bros. DC League of Super Pets is performing impressively for an original animated work in today’s market, earning over $23 million in North America from 4,315 theaters and over $18 million internationally during of its scheduled opening weekend, hitting an estimated $23 million in revenue with $2.2 million in revenue as of Thursday’s preview. It also grossed $41.4 million worldwide.
The DC League of Super Pets‘ the national opening is not far behind that of Universal/DreamWork Animation The villains, which grossed a total of $24.95 million from 4,375 theaters. The Warner Bros. animated film, which was expected to gross $25 million at most when it premiered domestically, could be a light at the end of the tunnel after animated films struggled due to the pandemic. Due to a decline in family-friendly consumers, anime films have struggled to attract audiences to theaters since the pandemic began. Rising to the top in the pandemic era is Universal and Illumination Minions: The Rise of Gruwhich did quite well in its fifth weekend with an estimate of $10.9 million and a domestic haul of over $320.4 million.
In addition, the general public reacted positively to DC League of Super Pets, which received an A- on CinemaScore and approval ratings of 89% from audiences and 72% from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. The big gains are most likely due to DC’s late release date. black adam due to VFX delays. movie stars Dwayne Johnson like Black Adam, who is also the voice behind Krypto in DC League of Super Pets.
The DC League of Super-Pets chronicles the adventures of Krypto (Johnson), Superman’s Labrador, who teams up with Ace (Kevin Hart), Batman’s pet dog, to free their owners and the members of the Justice League held hostage by Lex Luthor (Marc Maron). Starring Johnson, Hart and Maron, the animated film also features the voices of Keanu Reeves like Bruce Wayne, Jean Krasinski like Clark Kent, Kate McKinnon like Lulu, and Olivia Wilde like Lois Lane. The film also marks the American screenwriter Jared Sternhis debut as a theatrical director.
Other castings also include vanessa bayer (I like it for you), Natacha Lyonne (Russian doll), Diego Luna (Narcos: Mexico), Thomas Middleditch (Middleditch and Schwartz), Jameela Jamil (She-Hulk: Lawyer), John early (Research group), and Dasha Polanco (Orange is the new black), among others.
Check out the trailer below: