Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” Makes $53 Million Worldwide

Robert Pattinson and John David Washington in "Tenet"

Christopher Nolan’s long-anticipated movie Tenet has finally hit the screens worldwide and it’s off to a pretty good start. Warner Bros. reports that the movie made $53 million worldwide since the August 26th opening. This sum is well over the  $40 million it was estimated to bring in.

According to Warner Bros., the movie was released in 41 international markets, including Canada, and it was shown on a total of 20,000 screens worldwide. Furthermore, the movie hit Number 1 in every country it opened. The biggest earnings, $7.1 million came from the UK. France added $6.7 million, Korea brought in $5.1 million, and Germany $4.2 million.

“We are off to a fantastic start internationally and couldn’t be more pleased,” said Warner Bros. Pictures chairman Toby Emmerich in his statement.

“Christopher Nolan has once again delivered an event worthy motion picture that demands to be seen on the big screen, and we are thrilled that audiences across the globe are getting the opportunity to see Tenet. Thank you to our exhibition partners for their tireless efforts in reopening their cinemas in a safe and socially-distanced way. Given the unprecedented circumstances of this global release we know we’re running a marathon, not a sprint, and look forward to long playability for this film globally for many weeks to come.”