UPDATED, 11:15 AM: Wonder, the little film that could, has just crossed $300M and that’s before it heads to Japan. So far, the film has grossed $132.4M domestically and $167.7M internationally through yesterday for a worldwide total of $300.1 million. The highest grossing territory outside of the states is China with $29.4M, followed closely by Brazil with $28.8M. After that, there is a significant drop with Italy with $14.5M, Germany ($10.3M) and Australia ($9.9). It remains Lionsgate’s highest-grossing release since La La Land last year. The film will be released into Japan sometime in June.
PREVIOUSLY, Jan. 24: As we reported in the internationally box office and as was expected on Sunday, Wonder has crossed the $250M mark. The film was made for a low $20M price by Lionsgate, Participant Media, Walden Media and TIK Films in China. Its total box office gross to date is $251.4M and ranks as Lionsgate’s highest-grossing release since La La Land last year. La La Land was released on Dec. 9 in 2016 and grossed $151.1M domestically and took in $294.9M internationally for a global gross of $446M.
While it has grossed $130M domestically, internationally Wonder is still rolling out around the world. So far, it has taken in $26.3M in Brazil and that country remains its highest-grossing territory right now. The territory for release is Germany on the 25th followed by Sweden on Feb. 23rd.
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The film was directed by Stephen Chbosky and produced by Mandeville Films’ David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman from a script by Chbosky, Steve Conrad and Jack Thorne.
Last November, Deadline’s box officer reporter Anthony D’Alessandro reported on how Wonder into a sleeper hit.
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