Here's How Much Disney's Jungle Cruise Made At Box Office And On Disney Plus
Disney's new movie starring The Rock and Emily Blunt cruised to No. 1 at the box office.
Disney's new Jungle Cruise movie starring The Rock and Emily Blunt set sail over the weekend, and it made a lot of money, both in theaters and from Disney+.
According to Deadline, the movie made $34.2 million in the US over the Friday-Sunday period, plus a further $27.6 million from international markets. On top of that, the movie pulled in more than $30 million from Disney+ with Premier Access to bring its total to around $91.8 million.
The majority of the Disney+ revenue is coming from the US, according to Deadline. For comparison, Marvel's Black Widow made an estimated $60 million from Disney+ over its opening weekend. Series star Scarlett Johansson is now suing Disney over her deal with the media giant.
"We have delivered the No. 1 family film opening of the year and take great solace in that; one can't compare the numbers to anything pre-pandemic," Disney's Tony Chambers said. "With great word of mouth and audience exits, we've exceeded our own and industry expectations."
According to Deadline, Jungle Cruise was expected to make $25 million at the US box office and $65 million globally (before Disney+ numbers), so the film is indeed doing big numbers, but the figures aren't strong enough by certain metrics, according to some people.
$91.8 million after one weekend is no doubt a pile of money, but it's "not the ingredients to profit off a tentpole," the report said. Separately, The New York Times reported that the movie cost $200 million to produce and carried costs of at least $100 million in marketing.
You can see the full top 10 list for the US box office's latest weekend below. As you will see, Jungle Cruise was easily the best-performing film of the weekend, which makes sense.
July 30-August 1 US Box Office
- Jungle Cruise -- $34.2 million
- The Green Knight -- $6.78 million
- Old -- $6.76 million
- Black Widow -- $6.4 million
- Stillwater -- $5.12 million
- Space Jam: A New Legacy -- $4.265 million
- Snake Eyes -- $4 million
- F9 -- $2.65 million
- Escape Room: Tournament of Champions -- $2.2 million
- The Boss Baby: Family Business -- $1.3 million
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