'Dune' Hits $76 Million at International Box Office

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Moviegoers, at least at the international box office, have kept the ticket sales flowing for "Dune," the big-budget reimagining of Frank Herbert's landmark sci-fi novel. The movie, directed by Denis Villeneuve ("Arrival"), brought in $26.3 million from 32 overseas markets in its second weekend of release. It has generated $76.5 million to date, a solid […]
Moviegoers, at least at the international box office, have kept the ticket sales flowing for "Dune," the big-budget reimagining of Frank Herbert's landmark sci-fi novel.

The movie, directed by Denis Villeneuve ("Arrival"), brought in $26.3 million from 32 overseas markets in its second weekend of release. It has generated $76.5 million to date, a solid tally given that many parts of the international box office have been slow to recover from COVID-19. However, the Warner Bros. and Legendary film cost $165 million to produce, meaning it will need to generate nothing short of a tidy sum in theaters to turn a profit. "Dune" doesn't debut in the U.S. — a key market for the film — until Oct. 22, when it will…
Rebecca Rubin
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