World War Z 2013 Movie
Disney and Pixar Monsters University takes the lead at the number one with $82 Million debut while World War Z 2013 from Paramount takes the second place with $66 Million.
It continues a track record for this weekend “pixar perfect” as the prequel to 2001’s Monsters, Inc. which had a $62.57M opening weekend reportedly.
Domestic box office revenue for the weekend reached an estimated $236 million, the second best of the year after Memorial Day weekend and among the top 10 weekends of all time according to reports.
Man of Steel” nears $400 million worldwide and was third at the box office adding $41.2 million to its pockets and bringing its domestic ticket sales over $210 million in just the second week of release.
Brad Pitt “World War Z” made its debut in over 3000 theaters and marks as his biggest opening weekend ever more than his previous movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” with $50.3 million.
World War Z 2013 movie received positive reviews
Originally set for a December 2012 release, the production suffered some setbacks. In June 2012, the film’s release date was pushed back, and the crew returned to Budapest for seven weeks of additional shooting. Damon Lindelof was hired to rewrite the third act, but did not have time to finish the script, and Drew Goddard was hired to rewrite it. The reshoots took place between September and October 2012.
World War Z premiered in London on June 2, 2013, and was chosen to open the 35th Moscow International Film Festival. The film premiered in New York, and Los Angeles on June 14, 2013, and released everywhere on June 21, 2013, in the United States, in 2D and RealD 3D.
World War Z 2013 movie received positive reviews for Brad Pitt’s performance and as a realistic revival of the zombie genre, but received certain criticism for the anti-climax and outdated CGI. Regardless, the film was a commercial success, grossing over $540 million against a production budget of $190 million, becoming the highest-grossing zombie film of all time. A sequel was announced shortly after the film’s release; it was tentatively scheduled for a June 2017 release, but has since been delayed.