Friday, December 2, 2016

"Arrival" Arrives at $100 Million Mark in Worldwide Box Office


HOLLYWOOD, CA - Paramount Picture’s ARRIVAL from director Denis Villeneuve and starring Academy Award®-nominees Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, has reached $100 million at the worldwide box office.  The film has grossed $65.777M in the US and Canada, and $35.123M internationally, thru Thursday.  Paramount Pictures handled distribution in the US and Canada, with FilmNation Entertainment as the international sales agent for all territories.

The acclaimed film received 10 nominations on Thursday from the Critics Choice Awards, including for Best Picture, Director, Actress and Adapted Screenplay and was recently named to the National Board of Review’s Top Films of 2016. The film’s star Amy Adams recently received the National Board of Review’s Best Actress award and was honored by the 2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards with a career achievement honor.

In its third week of release, ARRIVAL has earned $65.777M to date at more than 2,400 locations in the US and Canada. The Atlantic called it, "The best film of the year, ambitious in conception and extraordinary in execution."

Now entering the fourth week of release in the UK via distributor eOne, ARRIVAL has grossed £7.73M or $9.6M as of Thursday. The film has surpassed the lifetime cume of PRISONERS (£7.33M) and SICARIO (£4.96M), and is now the highest grossing title for director Denis Villeneuve in the UK.

Now entering the third week of release in Spain,where the film is being released by Sony Pictures Releasing International, ARRIVAL has grossed EUR 2.37M or $2.54M as of Thursday. The film has already surpassed the lifetime cume of PRISONERS (EUR 2.08M) and SICARIO (EUR 1.79M), and is now the highest grossing title for Villeneuve in Spain.

ARRIVAL is entering its fourth week in Australia, where the film is being released by Roadshow grossing AUD 5.77M or $4.44M as of Thursday. The film has surpassed the lifetime cume of SICARIO (AUD 5.36M) and PRISONERS (AUD 3.84M), and is now the highest grossing title for Villeneuve in Australia.

When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team - led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) - is brought together to investigate.  As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

ARRIVAL stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Mark O’Brien. . From Paramount Pictures in association with FilmNation Entertainment, Lava Bear Films and 21 Laps Entertainment Production.  Produced by Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Aaron Ryder and David Linde.  Based on the story, “Story of Your Life” written by Ted Chiang, with screenplay by Eric Heisserer. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.

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