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Alien: Covenant Earns Estimated $42 Million In Opening Weekend

Box Office Mojo are reporting that 20th Century Fox has reported that Alien: Covenant has taken in an estimated total of $42 million at the box office during its international opening weekend. According to Deadline, Alien: Covenant came up as the number 2 studio movie in the international box office.

“Fox has finally sent over debut international results for Alien: Covenant, which released in 34 international markets this weekend with an estimated $42 million. The film was #1 in 19 of its opening markets including South Korea ($7.2m), UK ($6.4m), France ($4.5m), Australia ($3.1m), Spain ($1.9m) and Hong Kong ($1.8m). Next weekend, along with its domestic debut in 3,600+ theaters, the film will open in 52 markets including Germany, Russia and Sweden.

Here’s a look at the top performing markets and how this opening compares to Prometheus:

  • South Korea – $7.2m (+52.58% vs. Prometheus Opening)
  • United Kingdom – $6.4m (-39.85% vs. Prometheus Opening)
  • France – $4.53m (-38.41% vs. Prometheus Opening)
  • Australia – $3.09m (-79.40% vs. Prometheus Opening)
  • Mexico – $2.46m (-24.90% vs. Prometheus Opening)
  • Spain – $1.9m (-71.63% vs. Prometheus Opening)
  • Hong Kong – $1.76m (+17.24% vs. Prometheus Opening)
  • Brazil – $1.63m (-52.47% vs. Prometheus Opening)
  • Italy – $1.29m (-66.68% vs. Prometheus Opening)”

 Alien: Covenant Earns Estimated  Million In Opening Weekend

Alien: Covenant opens on the 19th for the United States and is currently projected to take in between $37-$40 million domestically. For comparison, Prometheus took in $51 million over its domestic opening weekend but had 3D tickets to bolster its performance.

Thanks to John73 for the news. Keep a close eye on Alien vs. Predator Galaxy for the latest on Alien: Covenant! You can follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to get the latest on your social media walls. You can also join in with fellow Alien fans on our forums!

Amendment – Updated to correct the predicted take as being domestic, not international.

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