Godzilla Minus One hits another major box office milestone, surpassing the Oscar-winning Parasite through sales in the United States.
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- Godzilla Minus One surpasses Parasite as the third highest-grossing foreign film in the US, earning over $55 million.
- The film combines the roots of the 1954 original Godzilla with a human story about postwar trauma.
- Godzilla Minus One continues to play in the US, including a black-and-white version, until February 1.
Godzilla Minus One has surpassed Parasite at the United States box office, hitting a major milestone for foreign language films. The newest entry in the Godzilla franchise sees the famed monster attacking postwar Japan in the late 1940s. The film has been praised for going back to the roots of the 1954 original while presenting a compelling human story about the trauma of war.
Now, Toho has confirmed that Godzilla Minus One‘s box office has crossed $55 million in the United States, beating the Oscar-winning 2019 film Parasite‘s $53.3 million. It also surpassed the $53.7 million made by 2002’s Hero, making the latest kaiju movie the third highest-grossing foreign film in the US. The film is still playing in the US until February 1, meaning that number could still climb higher.
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