Entertainment news website Deadline has reported that the Dragon Ball Super: Broly anime film earned an estimate of over US$5 million on its general opening day in the United States, with a projected six-day earning of over US$11 million. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’, the previous film in the franchise, earned US$1.97 million on its opening day in the United States.
FUNimation Entertainment premiered the film’s English dub at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood on December 13, 2018. Alongside the general screenings on January 16, 2019, FUNimation also screened the film in IMAX theaters on that day only. The movie is the first anime film to screen in IMAX in the United States.
Dragon Ball Super: Broly opened in Japan on December 14, 2018, and it sold more than 820,000 tickets and earned more than 1,050,000,000 yen (about US$9.26 million) in its first three days in Japan, topping the box office in its first weekend.