Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is crowned king of the box office as it ... trends now

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is crowned king of the box office as it ... trends now
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is crowned king of the box office as it ... trends now

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is crowned king of the box office as it ... trends now

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire was the undisputed king of the box office the film's first week in theaters.

The sci-fi thriller starring Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry and Dan Stevens soundly defeated the competition in a celluloid battle for domination.

The action adventure overcame harsh reviews by critics to fill the coffers with $80 million in ticket sales domestically and another $114 million internationally for a global take of $194 million. 

Falling to second place was the otherworldly Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.

The comedic fantasy starring Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd and Ernie Hudson, along with the new generation of ghost fighters McKenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard was able to once again save the world from a second ice age and brought the heat earning $15.7 million.

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire was the undisputed king of the box office the film's first week in theaters

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire was the undisputed king of the box office the film's first week in theaters

The action adventure overcame harsh reviews by critics to fill the coffers with $80 million in ticket sales domestically

Globally the movie made $194 million

The action adventure overcame harsh reviews by critics to fill the coffers with $80 million in ticket sales domestically. Globally the movie made $194 million

Dune: Part Two landed firmly in third place. The thriller, based on the Frank Herbert book, earned $11.1 million over the Easter holiday weekend. 

'‘DUNE: PART TWO’ has passed $600M worldwide,' director Denis Villeneuve bragged on X Sunday.

Kung Fu Panda 4 defended its position, taking a foothold at number four.

The animated action adventure starring the voices of Jack Black and Awkwafina kicked up $10.2 million dollars for the weekend. 

Total earnings for the latest film in the popular franchise total some $347 million worldwide. 

Sydney Sweeney's Immaculate dropped to fifth place. 

The versatile actress, 26, stars in and produced the supernatural fright flick about a young nun who unveils sinister happenings when she's transferred to a convent in Italy.

Immaculate earned nearly $3.3 million its second week in theaters. 

Falling to second place was the otherworldly Ghostbusters : Frozen Empire. The  crew of the comedic fantasy was able to once again save the world from a second ice age and brought the heat earning $15.7 million

Falling to second place was the otherworldly Ghostbusters : Frozen Empire. The  crew of the comedic fantasy was able to once again save the world from a second ice age and brought the heat earning $15.7 million

Dune: Part Two landed firmly in third place. The thriller, based on the Frank Herbert book, earned $11.1 million over the Easter holiday weekend. '‘DUNE: PART TWO’ has passed $600M worldwide,' director Denis Villeneuve bragged on X Sunday

Dune: Part Two landed firmly in third place. The thriller, based on the Frank Herbert book, earned $11.1 million over the Easter holiday

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