In just one week, “Wonder Woman 1984” score on Rotten Tomatoes rose from 92% to 65%, leaving the feature without the Fresh certificate, designed for titles with over 75% approval.
Additionally, the sequel directed by Patty Jenkins received a “ B + ” rating on CinemaScore, the same rating received for films considered to be a failure, such as “ Suicide Squad ” and “ Justice League, ” both from Warner Bros. in partnership with DC Comics.
Recalling that these two titles were the titles most criticized among the nine DCEU productions.
On the other hand, the first film “Wonder Woman” is among the most appreciated of the shared universe, with “Shazam!”, Both rated “A”.
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CinemaScore research is already a tradition and has continued since 1978. Voting takes place directly in North American theaters, with audiences filling out voting cards right after watching a movie and assigning scores ranging from “A +” to ‘F’.
While it didn’t score a perfect score, ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ surprised the box office around the world, despite being released simultaneously in the US for streaming.
So far, the film has grossed $ 85 million worldwide, having aired in China and other overseas territories last weekend.
In the United States, the film grossed $ 16.7 million over the extended weekend – the BIGGEST premiere in the country since theaters reopened after the COVID pandemic. The film was released in 2,100 theaters in the United States and got a good opening on the big screens.
In Brazil, the film grossed 8.7 million reais on its first weekend, becoming the biggest release after theaters reopened in Brazil.
In all, 494 thousand people went to see the film on the big screen in theaters.
Brazil won the film’s fourth box office in the world, behind only China, Taiwan and Thailand, even with just 70% of the free-exposure market in the country. It reaffirms the strength of Brazilian productions and DC fans in the country, adding to several recent box office records with films such as “Joker”, “Aquaman” and “Justice League”.
Following the announcement of the opening, Warner confirmed that the third film in the franchise is in development.
“As fans around the world continue to embark on Diana Prince’s adventure, with the powerful opening of ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, we are thrilled to be able to continue her story with our true Wonder Women – Gal and Patty – who will return to complete the long-planned film trilogy, ”Toby Emmerich, chief of Warner Bros., said in an official statement.
Gal Gadot returns as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman and Patty Jenkins returns to write and direct the film.
Watch our review of the film:
Criticism | ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is even more FANTASTIC than the first movie
As an archaeologist, Diana, who works at the Smithsonian Museum, is a Wonder Woman with extraordinary superpowers and perhaps the most powerful heroine in the world. In 1984, Wonder Woman faces frightening mortal danger in the face of a huge conspiracy from businessman Max, who sings loudly to satisfy people’s desires, and a mysterious foe, the Leopard Woman. Will Wonder Woman be able to stop the collapse of the world on her own?
The cast also includes Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig and Pedro Pascal.
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