‘Mortal Kombat’ has defeated the dynamic duo that mecha-Godzilla failed to achieve. According to sources, ‘Mortal Kombat’ has more household streams of about 3.8M views in the opening three days than Godzilla Vs. Kong’ achieved a stellar 3.5M views in its opening five days.
After a long pause following the release of the season finale of ‘Game of Thrones, 2021 has been the year for HBO Max, with tons of exciting and long-awaited movies kept in their lineup. The adventure began with a reboot of the Whedon’s ‘Justice League’ where the much-anticipated Syder cut was finally available to stream on HBO Max.
Top 5 Highest Grossing Openings in the USA in 2021
1. Mortal Kombat
The movie based on the hit game has a stunning lineup of characters, with each holding a unique storyline and backstory. Based around the universes of the Mortal Kombat tournament, players from Earthrealm and Netherrealm compete in a deadly duel, which decides the fate yet to come. It is reported that Mortal Kombat made an entry of about 3.8M streams in its opening weekend in just three days.
2. Godzilla Vs. Kong
Three individual features set the base for the movies for the nuclear lizard and the King of Skrull Island. At the same time, the film holds the record for the top-grossing film worldwide in cinemas, its stands below Mortal Kombat with 3.6M streams in its opening five days.
3. Justice League Synder Cut
The reboot of the original Joss Whedon movie had much expectation, and it was purely a film that was released after the cries of many fans were heard by the production house and Syder himself. The movie, which was only streamed on HBO Max, saw an opening of 1.8M views.
4. The Little Things
The movie starring Denzel Washington saw an opening of 1.4M in the first few days and was well-received as one of the first movies of the year.