Warner Bros. and Legendary's PACIFIC RIM Crosses $400 Million Worldwide
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Guillermo del Toro's widely praised action adventure "Pacific Rim" has crossed $400 million dollars at the worldwide box office, becoming the director's highest grossing film ever. The announcement was made today by Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, International Distribution and Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures; and Legendary Pictures.
Internationally, "Pacific Rim" is still in release in a number of territories and has grossed $302 million thus far. In China alone, the film is the biggest of any Warner Bros. Pictures release ever and the fifth-biggest MPA film gross in China's cinema history. The film's record-breaking release in China also furthers Legendary's growing presence in the territory.
"The worldwide performance of 'Pacific Rim' is a clear testament to the quality and originality of Guillermo's world-building," said Jon Jashni, President and Chief Creative Officer, Legendary Entertainment. "We are pleased that audiences continue to respond so passionately."
"From Moscow to Beijing, 'Pacific Rim' has captivated critics and audiences alike in markets all over the world, and become a box office juggernaut," Kwan Vandenberg said. "Congratulations to Guillermo, his cast and crew, and our partners at Legendary for this exciting benchmark."
Fellman added, "Critics and early screening audiences were the first to love 'Pacific Rim' and it's exciting to watch the whole world follow suit. We congratulate Guillermo and his team on both sides of the camera, as well as Legendary, for the tremendous success of this film around the globe."