The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones made back nearly half of its production budget in its first weekend of release. The film grossed $26.1 million worldwide, after pulling $9.3 million in the U.S. from Friday through Sunday for a $14.1 million five-day domestic total. Executive producer Martin Moszkowicz of Constantin Film shared the numbers:
#TMImovie did $26,1m box office the first weekend in Nortamerica and some other countries. This weekend Germany, Italy, Spain, Mexico a.o.
— Martin Moszkowicz (@mmoszkowicz) August 27, 2013
We know that of the week’s new releases, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones opened at No. 1 in the U.S. (No. 3 overall for the weekend). For the time of year the film was released it did well domestically. It also opened at No. 1 in Australia, as well as other countries.
The film will open this weekend in other major international markets, including Germany, Italy, Spain and South America. Plus, the movie will be in theaters for awhile so it will gross much more over a long period.
How many times do you plan on seeing The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones in theaters? We encourage you to keep seeing it until it bows out of theaters!