Passing the US$250 Million Markt the World Wide Box Office
World War Z is the Number One Film Globally this Weekend Grossing US$100 Million
Brad Pitt's World War Z's global appeal continues, ranking as the number one film worldwide this weekend with a US$100 million in grosses. The film has now earned US$263 million at the world wide box office after 10 days in release.
World War Z grossed a stunning US$70.1 million at the international box office this weekend to bring the international total to a stellar US$135.3 million. In the US, the film earned US$29.8 million in its second weekend, with a total to date of US$123.7 million.
The story revolves around United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Pitt), who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself.
The film earned a terrific B+ Cinema Score from moviegoers, indicated strong word of the mouth for the movie as it plays across the world throughout the summer.
With approximately one-third of the international market still to release, the international roll-out of "WORLD WAR Z" continues next week with France with additional territories, including Spain and Japan, opening later in the Summer.
World War Z is helmed by prolific director Marc Forester, director of Finding Neverland, The Kite Runner and Quantum of Solace and is produced by Brad Pitt. Starring opposite Brad Pitt areMireilleEnos and Matthew Fox. The film is currently showing in Egyptian theatres by Four Star FilmsEgypt, the distributor of Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures films in Egypt.