, posted on 21 February 2022 / 2,025 Views
The latest movie based on a video game franchise, Uncharted, released at the domestic box office on Friday, February 18 and grossed $51 million over the four-day holiday weekend. The domestic box office for those that don’t know includes the United States and Canada.
Uncharted had the fourth biggest opening for a video game movie in the domestic box office when you look at the first three days. Sonic the Hedgehog earned $58 million, Pokémon: Detective Pikachu earned $54 million, and the original Tomb Raider earned $47 million.
Uncharted has also earned $139 million worldwide. This is enough to make it the 19th highest grossing movie based on a video game after a matter of days. Warcraft is the highest grossing video game movie with $438.9M earned worldwide, followed by Pokémon: Detective Pikachu at $431.5M.
Uncharted is already the 19th highest grossing movie based on a video game and is set to continue to climb the charts.
Warcraft is the #1 video game movie with $438.9M earned worldwide, followed by Pokémon: Detective Pikachu at $431.5M.https://t.co/Xt9PW7itg2
— William D’Angelo (@TrunksWD) February 22, 2022
A life-long and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let’s Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at email@example.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.