Part of the so-called “Monsterverse”, the confrontation between these two celebrities of world cinema has become a box office success in the more than 28 countries in which it has been released.
The battle between two of the most popular titans of cinematography has in Godzilla vs Kong one of its most celebrated chapters, although we cannot venture that it is the end, since the film industry , not having many original ideas, from time to time it reverts old classics, as in this case and there are plenty of examples.
Within the profitable franchise that has become known as “Monsterverse” (the universe of monsters, in the manner of Marvel or DC Comics) this film by director Adam Wingard arrived in our theaters last Thursday, which relives a combat that It was already given in 1962, nothing more and nothing less than the hand of Ishiro Honda, the Japanese director who in 1954 bequeathed his greatest creation to the cinema: Godzilla.
In this fearsome creature system, Worner Bros. and Legendary Pictures teamed up to release Godzilla (Gareth Edwards, 2014), Kong: Skull Island (Jordan Vogt-Roberts, 2017) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Michael Dougherty, 2019 ), a cycle that would culminate with this last film, since at the moment no other productions have been announced, although it would not be surprising if they would revert to this possibility in light of the enormous box office success, despite the pandemic.
In the first weekend of its premiere, it grossed $ 121 million in 28 countries, with a particularly auspicious start in China, where it amassed $ 70.3 million over three days. And we still have to add the North American public, since it will only be exhibited in the northern country from the 31st of this month.