The Box Office Mojo website is listing Alita: Battle Angel — James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s live-action film of Yukito Kishiro’s Battle Angel Alita (GUNNM) manga — with an estimated opening weekend earning of US$27.8 million, and a current four-day estimated domestic total of US$36,516,232, with a five-day gross of US$41.7 million. The film ranked #1 in the United States in its opening weekend.
The film is currently listed with an estimated foreign gross of US$94,369,663, with an estimated worldwide total of US$130,885,895. Entertainment news websites Deadline and Variety have reported that the film earned US$56.2 million in 86 markets outside of the United States over the weekend, including US$6.5 million in Russia, US$4.2 million in Mexico, US$2.9 million in Australia, and US$2.5 million in Thailand.
Deadline also stated that the U.S. box office saw its worst President’s Day weekend for earnings since 2001.
The film earned US$8,716,232 on its opening day in the United States on February 14, 2019, with a per-screen average of US$2,300 over 3,790 theaters.
The movie has a reported production budget between US$150 million and US$200 million.
The film will open in China and Japan on February 22, 2019. The movie will get 4DX screenings in Japan.