‘King Richard’ sells 1,50,000 tickets in 1 month, surpasses lifetime sales of Borg vs McEnroe »FirstSportz

Will Smith and Serena Williams
Will Smith and Serena Williams

King Richard‘, biopic on Richard Williams, father of Venus and Serena Williams is making records of its own when it hit theaters just a month ago. The biopic was released on November 19 and in just 1 month sold 1,50,000 tickets.

The film received critical acclaim not only from tennis fans who had been waiting to see the Williams sisters’ original journey, but also from film buffs in general and critics alike. also praised the film for the story and acting of Will Smith who is portraying Richard Williams while the actors Saniyya Sidney who plays Venus Williams and Demi Singleton Serena Williams’ depiction has also received much praise.

To understand the craze for the film, one can look at the lifetime ticket sales of ‘Borg vs McEnroe‘the movie shows one of the biggest tennis matches between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe in cinematic form. The film only managed 1,00.000 cinema admissions during its theatrical run while ‘King Richard’ surpassed 1,50,000 admissions in a single month.

King Richard made 25 million dollars worldwide

King Richard
Will Smith as King Richard

Although the film was released concurrently on HBO’s streaming platform, as of December 16, 2021, the film has grossed $14.6 million in the United States and Canada, and $10.4 million in sales. dollars in other territories, with a total of $25 million worldwide according to the numbers mentioned on Wikipedia.

The film made $1.9 million on its opening day and went on to debut with just $5.7 million. Despite running at 145 minutes, the film grossed $4.8 million in its five-day Thanksgiving slot, including $3.3 million in its second week of release. In its third weekend, the film grossed $1.2 million. King Richard dropped out of the box office top 10 in the film’s fourth weekend, grossing at least half a million dollars.

The film has also received 4 Golden Globe nominations in the categories below.

  • Best Movie – Drama
  • Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for Will Smith for the role of Richard Williams
  • Best Supporting Actress – Film for Aunjanue Ellis for the portrait of Oracene’s “Brandy” Price
  • Best Original Song – Beyoncé and Dixson (for “Be Alive”)

Also read: “All participants must be vaccinated or have a good reason not to be” Victorian Sports Minister Martin Pakula on discussions about letting Novak Djokovic compete at the 2022 Australian Open

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Charles Jones

Charles Jones is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Charles Jones joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: charlesjones@24ssports.com.

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