This week, the Warcraft Movie began showtimes in 4 new countries increasing the worldwide gross total. On June 26, these were the statistics:
Jerry O’Connell interviewed Paula Patton to discuss her role as Garona in the WARCRAFT movie. You can watch this People’s List video in Hulu. Jump to 00:09:20.
As of Sunday, June 26 — The WARCRAFT movie has officially surpassed the $400m worldwide milestone. The Warcraft Movie was filmed with a budget of $160m, so it has done moderately well worldwide.
If you haven’t watched the WARCRAFT movie, you may order your tickets online.
Pre-order the WARCRAFT movie Blu-Ray/DVD.
The Box Office reported the Week 2 domestic and worldwide gross for the Warcraft Movie. As of June 24, the Warcraft Movie has made $42,392,470 domestic, and $382,371,529 worldwide.
From June 10-16, the WARCRAFT movie made $31,191,525 domestically reaching Rank #2 across 3,400 theatres in the United States. However, this past week (June 17-24) it only made $10,564,945 with a 66% decline compared to last week, going down to Rank #5.
Update (July 26): The Warcraft Movie Blu-Ray/DVD now has a shipping date. It will ship on September 27, 2016.
The WARCRAFT movie Blu-Ray/DVD Pre-orders have officially begun. The WARCRAFT movie is available in the following formats: Digital, DVD, Blu-Ray and 4K.
Currently, the WARCRAFT film has broken the record as the TOP video game movie adaptation surpassing The Angry Birds Movie, Prince of Persia, and Tomb Raider (the three that had reached the top previously). At the time of this posting, WARCRAFT has made $41,150,695 domestically the past 14 days since its premiere in the United States, and $339,979,059 overseas for a total of $381,129,754 worldwide.
It is official. WARCRAFT (2016) by director Duncan Jones has become the best video game film adaptation at the Box Office with $378.4 million worldwide as of June 19, 2016.
WARCRAFT dethroned Prince of Persia which as of 2010 was the top video game film adaptation. On Third place is The Angry Birds Movie early 2016, followed by Tomb Raider (2001, Angelina Jolie).
WARCRAFT is still on theaters. I urge World of Warcraft fans to bring a friend or family to watch the movie. If it does well domestically in the United States, Duncan Jones said via Twitter that until that happens there won’t be an Extended Cut Blu-Ray. For those who may be interested, the WARCRAFT Director’s Cut Blu-Ray will have an additional 40 minutes of footage that was removed for the theatrical view. So please, spread the word and go watch WARCRAFT at a theater near you.
The Warcraft Movie by director Duncan Jones was attacked early on by critics with a 29% based on 161 critics reviews, and that may have affected the decision of non-gamer general public. However, viewers have enjoyed watching the movie with an audience score of 82% who liked it and an Average Rating of 4.1/5. The score was made with a User Ratings: 44,410.
The Warcraft movie launched domestically in the United States on June 10, 2016. As of June 17, the Warcraft movie has made $31,191,525 in the United States across 3,400 theaters; and $280,500,000 overseas. Adding both numbers up gives us a total of $313,621,525 worldwide.
Blizzard Entertainment invited Blizzplanet among other fansites and influencers to attend the Warcraft Movie Premiere event in Hollywood, California. Dperschonok and TheRedShirtGuy mingled with Robert Kazinsky, Jaime Lee Curtis, Leeroy Jenkins, AliciaMarie, and other personalities at the event. Here are some of the photos:
The Warcraft Movie by director Duncan Jones was produced with a budget of $160 million. As of June 13, The Box Office reports the Warcraft Movie has made $26,036,570 here in the United States, and $280,500,000 Overseas for a total of $306,536,570 Worldwide. WARCRAFT is currently ranked #2 in the United States with an average of $7.1 million per day.
It is laughable how some respected “journalists” who acknowledge not to have played the Warcraft video games haven’t taken a look at past Fantasy-live action films for number-comparison before writing a review to call WARCRAFT a Box Office Flop or Bomb.
In the wake of such bad Warcraft Movie reviews from critics, who likely never played the game, Inverse writer Sean Hutchinson reached out to me to research opinions from World of Warcraft gamers to share those thoughts with the general public who doesn’t know anything about Warcraft.
You may read Inverse’s article which quoted some of my thoughts on the Warcraft film a day before I watched it at the Cinema.
Not everything was used for the article, so I wish to share with our audience the full document with my responses:
The Warcraft Movie Premiere Event Livestream begins at 5:30pm Pacific Time. Michele Morrow and Jesse Cox are the hosts of the event where they will talk with director Duncan Jones.
Two Blizzplanet staff members were invited to the media event: Dpershonok & TheRedShirtGuy. We’ll have some videos and photos later on. Follow us on Twitter for a heads up. Watch the embeded video after the break.
Today, Director Duncan Jones, Travis Fimmel (Lothar), Paula Patton (Garona), and Toby Kebbell (Durotan) unveiled the amazing Warcraft figures at the Madame Tussauds (London).
Fans who watch the Warcraft Movie at the qualifying Regal Cinemas will get a game code to get a digital copy of World of Warcraft for FREE. This promo is obviously aimed at movie viewers of the Warcraft Movie who have never played the game, as an intro to expand their experience after the cinema. This specific offer is for USA residents, however, Blizzard posted the same offer for many other countries in Europe, Asia and Oceania listed here.
The game code can be redeemed at the following page: https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/promotions/movie.
The Collider visited Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) to unravel the magical process used to transform the actors into powerful and realistic CGI orcs. Interestingly, ILM also provided King Magni and a female Draenei.
Collider also posted another article where they list 50 things to know about the Warcraft film. Worth a read.
Usually, I hunt online searching for the latest Warcraft Movie interviews. This time around, Arclight Cinemas reached out to inform us about their interview. How awesome is that?
Arclight interviewed Robert Kazinsky, and he bleeds pure love for his role as Orgrim Doomhammer and you can see his passion as a World of Warcraft gamer come forth in this interview. Robert praised the film direction, and wishes to work with Duncan Jones forever, if he allows so.
The link in their Youtube page led me to the Arclight Cinemas website, where I found photos taken during the interview.
Recently, Duncan Jones and the Warcraft Movie staff talked to the press to promote the movie. Use the list navigation (to the left of the video) to switch from one interview to the next. Among those interviewed are:
|Robert Kazinsky (Orgrim)|
Toby Kebbell (Durotan
Travis Fimmel (Lothar)
Paula Patton (Garona)
Ben Schnetzer (Khadgar)
Ben Foster (Medivh)
|Duncan Jones (Director)
Thomas Tull (Producer)
Charles Roven (Producer)
Stuart Fenegan (Producer)
Jon Jashni (Producer)
Duncan Jones and Robert Kazinsky (Orgrim Doomhammer) went to Russia to promote the Warcraft Movie among the 2016 Epicenter eSports audience. The interview starts around 0:03:06. The trailer can be seen in the two videos after the break.
Madame Tussauds posted in Twitter that today you can order tickets to the premiere of the Warcraft Experience. The video shows the making of the Lothar, Garona, and Durotan wax statues.
Madame Tussauds is also giving away 15 tickets for the premiere launch. Participate here.
ScreenSlam interviewed Travis, Paula and Toby to discuss the shooting of the Warcraft Movie. They were amazed at the fine details of the armor, weapons, props, and the massive locations built for the shooting of the film.
This new product was shown in Duncan Jones’ recent Periscope video. This box of candies is a lmited edition that comes in two flavors: Chewy Cherry Cinnamon Flavored Candies and Fierce Cinammon Hot Tamales candies.
Prepare yourself for a one-of-a-kind flavor battle! Two powerful candy brands join forces to bring NEW Warcraft Battle Blend – combining the fierce cinnamon flavor of HOT TAMALES® and the fruity cherry flavor of MIKE AND IKE® to create one uniquely delicious chewy cherry cinnamon flavored candy. Available for a limited time only!