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MEG 2 Intertnational Success Explained

While previously a reliable market for big Hollywood releases, an increasing number of films are underperforming in the region, making Wheatley's sequel an interesting anomaly. Much of this is due to a changed movie landscape following the COVID-19 pandemic. Avatar: The Way of Water, for example, had a strong showing in China, but Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, by contrast, significantly underperformed. The Little Mermaid, too, essentially bombed in the country.

Meg 2: The Trench's box office opening weekend in China beat Jurassic World Dominion, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, and more than doubled the take of Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. A big factor in Meg 2: The Trench's international success is that the film has been designed specifically to appeal to global audiences, with a concept that is accessible regardless of language and a diverse array of actors, including Jing Wu, who is major star in China.

Read more: https://screenrant.com/meg-2-movie-box-office-record-international-gross/

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