'The Jungle Book' Unleashes A Mighty 3D Roar At The Box Office

‘The Jungle Book’ Unleashes A Mighty 3D Roar At The Box Office

Disney’s extraordinary 3D adventure film The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau captivated audiences and brought a mighty roar to the box office as the exhilarating motion picture generated approximately 43% of its domestic opening weekend gross on 3D equipped screens. RealD 3D accounted for an estimated $31 million of the weekend’s total $103.6 million domestic box office.

Internationally approximately 63% of the film’s $136.1 million came from the 3D format led by China (98%), Germany (83%), Brazil (73%), Russia (60%),  Mexico (47%) and UK & Ireland (39%).

“The Jungle Book takes fans on a magical journey, and through the latest state-of-the-art technology, RealD 3D helped transport audiences to the lush imaginary world that director Jon Favreau truly envisioned when making the film in this enhanced visual format,” said Anthony Marcoly, President of Worldwide Cinema at RealD. “This is the kind of entertainment that was made to be seen in 3D on a big screen. Congratulations are richly deserved by the filmmaking team and our friends at Disney for delivering such an extraordinary 3D moviegoing experience.”

3D motion pictures continue to drive excitement at the worldwide box office. Coming beyond The Jungle Book, audiences can look forward to Ghostbusters, Captain America: Civil War, Independence Day: Resurgence, Alice Through The Looking Glass, and more.  Audiences will be able to select from more 3D titles this summer compared to last year.

Beginning most recently with Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice through Kubo in August, there will be more than 20 3D visually enhanced motion pictures to choose from, compared to 10 films released during a comparable period last year. In calendar year 2016, 35 motion pictures will be presented in 3D compared to 27 domestic releases in 2015.

As the world’s leading 3D cinema system, no company has been more instrumental in perfecting, promoting or providing premium quality 3D experiences to audiences worldwide than RealD, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. RealD’s expansive platform, now includes more than 28,000 3D-enabled screens in 72 countries.  Over the past decade, moviegoers have chosen RealD 3D in purchasing more than 1.5 billion tickets to more than 200 major motion pictures.