Dwayne Johnson’s Jungle Cruise tops charts but disappoints in box office

Aug 2, 2021 - by Colin Vassallo

Disney’s Jungle Cruise movie, spearheaded by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took the number one spot on the box office this weekend but its result was a disappointing one.

The movie opened with $34.2 million in domestic receipts according to BoxOfficeMojo.com from a total of 4,310 theaters. The movie has $27,630,000 in international box office for a total of $61,830,000 worldwide. Jungle Cruise also opened on Disney+ on the same day for a $30 price and it made an additional $30 million just from Disney’s streaming service.

Carrying an A- CinemaScore grade, Jungle Cruise cost a whooping $200 million to produce and millions more to market.

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