Disney's 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' Poised to Have the Biggest Opening of All Time at the Global Box Office
On the domestic front, "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" will establish a new 4-day Memorial Day weekend record. The film's gross through Sunday is estimated to be $126.5 million, with the Monday holiday still to come. It is the Studio's 53rd film to reach the $100 million plateau, which is unprecedented in the industry.
At the international box office "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" is on track to gross a record-setting $205.5 million thru Sunday, and has already become the Studio's 54th release to join the $100 million club.
The film has a few major markets yet to open including China and India.
Commenting on the announcement, Zoradi said, "Audiences all over the world are clearly having a blast with this latest 'Pirates' adventure and we're thrilled to report that the film is on track to have the biggest worldwide opening in movie history. From every corner of the world, the film is playing like gangbusters, and we think that this enthusiasm and good will is going to continue for a long time to come."
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