‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Destroys ‘Shazam 2’ With $73.5M U.S. Opening

Action movie Following an incredible $73.5 million domestic opening weekend from 3,855 theaters and an A CinemaScore from critics, John Wick: Chapter 4 dominated the weekend box office.

It began operations with a massive $64 million from 71 markets, setting a series record on all fronts and a global start of $137.5 million.

The $56.8 million North American opening of John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum in 2019 was easily surpassed by the fourth edition of the highly anticipated Lionsgate action franchise.

In addition, it's one of the best domestic premieres for Lionsgate in 2023 and the largest of the pandemic era.

Furthermore, only nine movies in the last 40 years, or a small number of films in the fourth iteration of the franchise, have achieved this feat, according to Lionsgate.

Globally, the film debuted at the top of every market. With $6.7 million, the UK took the lead, 56% ahead of John Wick 3.

Once more, Keanu Reeves plays the skilled assassin known by the moniker Baba Yaga.

Males, who accounted for almost 70% of ticket sales, drove John Wick 4's success, with over 55% of the crowd being in the 18–34 age range, according to PostTrak.

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