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Hollywood rules at Indian box office and this is just the first half of 2019

Since the past few years we have been witnessing how the boundaries of cinema in India are expanding its horizons and how India is growing as one of the best commercial markets for the Hollywood industry. There are more than 600 Hollywood films that have been released in India over the past decade that did well at the box office.

In the year 2019, in the first five months itself, we already have 13 Hollywood releases which collectively did a business of more than Rs 600 crore over here; three of which are still running in theatres. Apart from these, two more films of very popular franchises - Men in Black: International and Spider-Man: Far From Home, are getting released in India in the coming four weeks. 

This year's biggest release was Avengers: Endgame which became the all-time highest Hollywood grosser in India by collecting a whopping amount of Rs 365 crore. Last year we had 69 Hollywood releases in India. Let's see how many more Hollywood films gets released this year in the coming months and what numbers they command from the Indian market!

 

Sr No. Movie 1st Day Weekend 1st week Total
1 Avengers Endgame 52,80,00,000 1,55,94,00,000 2,56,52,00,000 3,65,00,00,000
2 Captain Marvel 12,50,00,000 39,28,00,000 54,93,00,000 78,00,00,000
3 Aladdin* 4,11,00,000 17,57,00,000 29,10,00,000 46,66,00,000
4 Shazam 2,91,00,000 11,18,00,000 16,10,00,000 22,00,00,000
5 Godzilla: King of the Monsters* 5,18,00,000 14,50,00,000 19,28,00,000 21,77,00,000
6 The Curse Of Weeping Women 75,00,000 4,90,00,000 6,95,00,000 14,00,00,000
7 Alita: Battle Angel 1,40,00,000 6,30,00,000 9,00,00,000 13,00,00,000
8 Pokemon Detective Pikachu 1,00,00,000 4,45,00,000 7,45,00,000 13,00,00,000
9 Bumblebee 1,25,00,000 6,00,00,000 8,30,00,000 12,00,00,000
10 How To Train Your Dragon 1,20,00,000 4,45,00,000 8,95,00,000 11,00,00,000
11 Dumbo 85,00,000 4,65,00,000 6,70,00,000 10,00,00,000
12 Hellboy 70,00,000 2,14,00,000 3,00,00,000 3,25,00,000
13 X-Men: Dark Phoenix* 3,09,00,000 12,81,00,000 - 13,82,00,000
TOTAL 87,74,00,000 2,84,17,00,000 4,26,28,00,000 6,23,50,00,000

 

- Bhavi Gathani

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