The Angry Birds Movie rakes in $70 million from US and China opening weekends

The Angry Birds Movie rakes in $70 million from US and China opening weekends

Rovio looks set to make its money back on The Angry Birds Movie, as the film has made an estimated $40 million in the United States and $30 million in China during its opening weekend in each country.

Combined with the $43 million made during its opening weekend in Europe, and the movie has made $113 million, which is how much the company is reported to have invested overall in the film.

Counting your chickens

The Angry Birds Movie has also now reached the number 1 spot in 44 markets, including both the US and China, according to Rovio.

The developer also suggested that because there are no other animated films scheduled for release until June 2016, the film could continue on to be incredibly profitable.

[Source: Variety]

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