Elvis crosses $250 million at global box office

like king of rock and roll, the director Buzz Luhrmannof Elvis Still making noise in its heyday.The second largest music biopic of all time (after Bohemian Rhapsody) surpassed the $250 million mark at the global box office in its seventh week of release, and the VOD debut is imminent.

Elvis It added $4.5 million from 70 markets this weekend, pushing its overseas box office to $114 million. Domestically, the film made $3.7 million this weekend for a total of $136 million. ElvisAfter notorious flop, pandemic-era adult drama success marks much-needed victory Ridley Scottof final duel and Steven Spielbergof west side story. All three films had budgets of up to $85 million (Elvis) to $100 million final duel and west side story. The only outlier at this unfortunate stage is another Scott 2021 drama, Gucci Housewhich earned $156 million worldwide against a reported budget of $75 million — largely thanks to Lady Gagahilarious performances and a true crime-friendly plot.

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Nearly 160 minutes long, featuring Luhrmann’s most extravagant and unique filmmaking, Elvis‘Success is hardly set in stone.While the comments were largely favorable, the criticism was directed at Luhrmann’s decision to frame the story through the lens of Presley’s controversial manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).However, almost everyone agrees Austin ButlerThe Star-Making Center show.

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Elvis It was also the second-highest-grossing film of Luhrmann’s career, behind 2013’s the great gatsby. The film grossed $350 million worldwide in the heyday of the 3D era, largely thanks to Leonardo DiCapriostar power.although Elvis probably not more than the great gatsbyGlobally, it’s already Warner Bros’ biggest title amid the pandemic, surpassing the combined domestic box office of the studio’s two major blockbusters — director Denis Villeneuvesci-fi epic dune ($108 million), and Adam Wingardmonster mashup Godzilla vs King Kong ($100 million). Notably, both films premiered on the HBO Max streaming service and came at a time when the public was more cautious about getting sick.

Elvis Premium Digital Ownership and Video OnDemand rentals will be available on August 9, followed by a September 13 release in 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD. You can watch our interview with Luhrmann here, and read the film’s official synopsis below:

Elvis’ story comes through his complicated relationship with his mysterious manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). As Parker puts it, the film delves into the complex dynamics between the two that spanned more than 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his all-time stardom, against the backdrop of America’s evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence. At the heart of this journey is one of the important and influential figures in Elvis’ life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

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