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Chapter 4 ‘Tops $400M at the Global Box Office – Deadline

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Chapter 4 ‘Tops $400M at the Global Box Office – Deadline

Global audiences have gone gaga over Lionsgate/Thunder Road Films/87 Eleven’s Baba Yaga John Wick: Chapter 4 now crossing the $400 million mark worldwide.

The Keanu Reeves-starrer jumped out of the gate in late March, scoring a $137.5 million global debut in a best-ever film for the franchise. JW4 in mid-April it then became the highest-grossing film in the series; it is also the most reviewed John Wick movie ever with a 94% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently, JW4 estimated at 226 million dollars abroad and 402 million dollars global (+22% vs John Wick 3 – Parabellumfinal calculation). That follows a weekend that brought in another $10.1 million from 86 international box office markets.

Previous titles in the series have had staggered releases overseas while JW4 launched in 71 markets, the widest day-and-date release internationally for the franchise.

Anticipation was high for the Chad Stahelski-directed pic with Reeves kicking off a promotional tour at Brazil Comic Con in December. Reeves, Stahelski and other leading filmmakers and stars also attended press days and premieres in London, Berlin and Paris. The efforts were rewarded with openings no. 1 worldwide. This includes the Middle East which started just a week ago. Japan is still to come this fall.

Taking Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Blvd with 68 LED signs/Credit: Italia Film

Lionsgate, along with licensing giant IMG, curated the film’s largest consumer products program to date. In other promotions, the studio worked to create continental pop-up experiences for fans and influencers in 23 cities in 20 countries and five continents, including themed stunts, events and premieres inspired by World of Wick and local cultures. Major cities included Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Toronto, Paris, Berlin, Mumbai, Mexico City, Warsaw, Lisbon, Bucharest, Johannesburg, Barcelona, ​​Amsterdam, London, New York and Los Angeles.

The top 5 offshore markets to date are uk ($20.1M / +43% vs Parabellum), Germany ($19.2 million/+54%/via Leonine), Australia ($15.7 million/+42%/via Studiocanal), Mexico ($13.8 million/+86%/via IDC) and CIS ($13.3M/+75%/via Unicorn).

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