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'Warcraft' makes 90% of gross outside U.S. market

Game adaptation fails to set U.S. box office alight.

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Ben Gourlay
Published Thu, Jun 16 2016 7:22 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

The soft projections of the 'Warcraft' U.S. opening have come to pass, with the film making barely $30 million - basically a disaster for a summer blockbuster. But thanks to strong international interest, the film is barely keeping its head above water.

'Warcraft' makes 90% of gross outside U.S. market | TweakTown.com

According to BoxOfficeMojo, the feature film adaptation has grossed $280 million at the international box office - the vast bulk in China - which represents 90% of the film's $310 million worldwide gross. 'Warcraft's failure in the U.S. market is a huge disappointment for Universal Studios and Legendary Pictures, especially considering its $160 million budget and extensive marketing campaign.

'Warcraft' continues to roll out in the international market, hitting screens in Australia today.

NEWS SOURCE:boxofficemojo.com

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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