Alita: Battle Angel, James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s live-action film of Yukito Kishiro’s Battle Angel Alita (GUNNM) manga, earned US$3.2 million in the United States to rank #5 in its fourth weekend. The film has now earned US$78 million domestically. The film also earned an additional US$11.6 million overseas, with the film now having an estimated overseas gross of US$304,313,053, and a worldwide total estimated at US$382,659,117.
The film also dropped off the Japanese top 10 chart in its third weekend.
The movie has a reported production budget of US$200 million (US$170 million after tax credits). Deadline stated its sources are estimating the film will earn a final total of more than US$400 million worldwide. The site had earlier stated that Fox has said the number the film needs to make to break even is US$350-US$400 million, but Deadline added “other finance film sources with knowledge of the budget” state that number at US$500 million or more.