‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Will Play in More U.S. Theaters Than Any Other Pandemic-Era Release

When “Godzilla vs.

Kong” debuts in the U.S.

on Wednesday, it will play in more theaters than “Tenet,” “Wonder Woman 1984” or any other pandemic-era release.The epic monster mashup, from Warner Bros.

and Legendary Entertainment, is screening in more than 3,000 North American locations.

That surpasses the benchmark previously held by Christopher Nolan’s time-bending sci-fi thriller “Tenet,” having played in 2,810 locations.

On average, new releases like “Tom and Jerry,” Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon” and Bob Odenkirk’s “Nobody” have been made available in approximately 1,500 to 2,500 locations.Directed by Adam Wingard, “Godzilla vs.

Kong” arrives in the U.S.

after a massive start overseas.

The film kicked off in 28 countries with a combined $121 million in ticket sales.

Those figures mark the biggest opening weekend sales for a Hollywood movie at the international box office amid the pandemic.

(“Tenet” previously had the best overseas start of the pandemic with $53 million.

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