Godzilla vs. Kong opened in the United States on Wednesday, March 31, and it had the biggest opening ever during the pandemic in theaters. It made $9.6 million across the US on opening day.
The film played on 2,409 screens across the country for its Wednesday premiere, the most for any movie on its opening day in the US during the pandemic. This should grow to 3,064 screens by Friday ahead of the weekend, according to Variety.
Warner Bros. estimated that 94% of the US movie theater market is now open, though cinemas in many places are adhering to social distancing guidelines and limiting the number of tickets per screen. In Canada, around 30% of theaters are open, Variety said.
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