Raya and the Last Dragon: animation has slow box office with US$8.6 million

The film Raya and the Last Dragon, by Disney Animation Studios, was released in some theaters in New York (USA) and opened with a box office of US$8.6 million on the first weekend. The number did not reach the feat of Tom & Jerry, which raised $14.1 million last weekend, sheds light on the exhibition sector, which has suffered from the pandemic.

Raya and the Last Dragon was made available on Disney+ to subscribers for R$69.90 in Brazil, continuing the method used in the launch of Mulan, in September 2020.

Although it was a much smaller result than the big-budget feature film could possibly achieve under usual circumstances, Raya profited enough to top the domestic box office. Worldwide, the animation made US$ 26 million, for which China and Russia were the main responsible.

Animated feature films tend to cost more than $100 million to produce. Such data provides a sense of how disfigured movie distribution to theaters has become, as a major Disney release didn’t reach even a tenth of that on its opening weekend.

Part of this result is also related to the fact that Disney refuses to increase the share of box office values ​​for exhibitors, causing Cinemark, for example, to refuse to reproduce the film.

On the other hand, on the second weekend, Tom & Jerry, by Warner Bros., $6.6 million at the domestic box office, made available by HBO Max. training.

Thirdly, the movie world in chaos, starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, grossed $3.9 million. The feature film was scheduled to premiere in March 2019, but was postponed several times due to, in addition to the pandemic, some re-recordings.

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The top 5 is completed with Boogie, a drama about a Queens basketball phenomenon, and The Croods 2: A New Era, animation by DreamWorks.

With vaccines, some US states are slowly reopening their movie theaters. However, the still dismal numbers show that there is a long way to go.

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