Men in Black: International box office collection — Chris Hemsworth's spy thriller earns $102.2 mn globally

Men in Black: International had the strongest start in China and garnered $26.3 million

Asian News International June 17, 2019 11:20:45 IST
Men in Black: International box office collection — Chris Hemsworth's spy thriller earns $102.2 mn globally

Washington DC: The latest film in the Men in Black franchise which released on Friday is fairing well at the international box office as compared to the national market. The film is leading the overseas box office charts with $102.2 million.

Men in Black: International starring Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson just earned a disappointing amount of $28 million this weekend in its national market, North America but raked up $102.2 globally, reported Variety.

The film had the strongest start in China and garnered $26.3 million with its other top markets have countries like Russia ($5.1 million), South Korea ($4.9 million), Mexico ($3.9 million), Japan ($3.5 million) and the UK ($3.4 million). F. Gary Gray's directorial also stars Taken actor Liam Neeson, Rebecca Ferguson, and Kumail Nanjiani.

Based on the comic book series, the Men in Black movie franchise kicked off in 1997. Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones starred in the original MIB film trilogy as agent J and K, respectively, who spend their days protecting the earth from alien threats. The film hit the big screens on 14 June.

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