‘A Quiet Place 2’ Is the First Movie to Surpass $100 Million at the U.S. Box Office in Pandemic Times
John Krasinski’s nearly silent thriller “A Quiet Place Part II” has crossed a notable box office milestone.The Paramount Pictures film is the first of the pandemic era to surpass $100 million in U.S.
Through the weekend, “A Quiet Place 2” has generated $108 million at the domestic box office and another $80 million internationally.Directed by Krasinski and starring Emily Blunt, the film eclipsed the box office benchmark in 15 days.
The $100 million mark wouldn’t be a particularly notable feat prior to Covid-19, but the pandemic has been crushing to the movie theater business and ticket sales have still been slow to recover.The Warner Bros.
and Legendary tentpole “Godzilla vs.
Kong,” which opened simultaneously on HBO Max in April, is also primed to hit that benchmark, with domestic ticket sales currently at $99.6 million, but its been hovering below that number for a while now.“A Quiet Place Part II
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