LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RealD Inc., the world's largest 3D cinema platform and visual technology company, announced today that Marvel Studios' blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has generated an outstanding 41% of its worldwide gross to date from 3D performances of the film. $174 million of the total estimated nearly $428 million worldwide to date has come from 3D ticket sales and an estimated $72 million was collected from RealD equipped locations.
The highest performing 3D countries internationally include China (99%), Germany (80%), Brazil (76%), Russia (52%), Hong Kong (43%), The Netherlands (90%), Colombia (85%) and Austria (85%).
"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is wild fun and a visually stunning adventure that is wowing moviegoers, especially when experienced in RealD 3D and other 3D formats," said Travis Reid, President of Worldwide Cinema and Chief Operating Officer for RealD. "The film is playing on the the majority of our more than 29,000 systems worldwide. Congratulations to director James Gunn, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, the entire cast and crew, and our good friends at Marvel Studios and Disney for getting the season off to such a phenomenal start all over the world."
This year's 3D motion pictures include such highly anticipated titles as Spider-Man: Homecoming, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, The Mummy, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and Transformers: The Last Knight, among many others
About "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"
Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes' aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand.
"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" is written and directed by James Gunn and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Baby Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Tommy Flanagan, Laura Haddock, with Sylvester Stallone, and Kurt Russell. Kevin Feige is producing, and Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Nikolas Korda and Stan Lee are the executive producers. Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" blasts into theaters on May 5, 2017.
About RealD Inc.
Globally recognized as the world's visual technology leader, RealD pioneered digital 3D cinema and today has the world's largest 3D cinema platform. RealD's dominant market share is comprised of a network of theatres that include more than 29,000 installed screens with a backlog of 3,000 additional contracted installations in 72 countries with over 1,200 exhibition partners. RealD is the world's preeminent 3D brand, with well over 2 billion people having experienced a movie in RealD 3D.
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