Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ has made the best domestic opening ever, clocking a $40M opening.
Sony’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ was released at the domestic box office and is toward a $40 million opening. The movie is directed by Quentin Tarantino which is his ninth film and the first made without the aid of Harvey Weinstein.
Quentin Tarantino’s film teams two of the world’s biggest stars, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt.
There are expectations that ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ will be a career-best start for Tarantino. So far the movie has collected $15 million on Friday with an impressive $5.8 million on Thursday preview.
Tarantino’s R-rated movie is destined to come in No. 2 behind Disney family powerhouse The Lion King, which could easily gross north of $80 million in its sophomore outing.
The story revolves around a TV actor and his stunt double, and how they seek to attain fame and success in Hollywood. The story is set in the golden age of Hollywood in Los Angeles in 1969.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood cost at least $90 million to produce which is likely Tarantino’s most expensive film. It’s getting the widest release of the maverick filmmaker’s career or more than 3,500 theaters.