Matt Damon’s ‘Jason Bourne Film’ Shoots To $400 Million At Box Office


Dave McNary
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The Matt Damon actioner “Jason Bourne” crossed the $400 million milestone at the worldwide box office on Friday.

The film has grossed an estimated $161.8 million in North America and $238.6 million internationally to date. It’s the highest-grossing “Bourne” film of the series abroad and the second-highest-grossing worldwide.

The movie launched in its final international market, Japan, on Friday. “Jason Bourne” scored No. 1 openings in 49 markets and became the highest-f “Bourne” franchise film in 51 territories

The highest-earning markets are: China ($66.3 million), U.K. ($30.3 million), South Korea ($19.1 million), Australia ($16.7 million), and France ($11.6 million).

Paul Greengrass, the director of “The Bourne Supremacy” and “The Bourne Ultimatum,” helmed “Jason Bourne.” Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, and Riz Ahmed also star while Julia Stiles reprised her role in the series.

Frank Marshall produced again, alongside Damon, Greengrass, Gregory Goodman, Ben Smith, and Jeffrey Weiner for Captivate Entertainment. The pic was written by Greengrass and Christopher Rouse based on characters created by Robert Ludlum.

2007’s “The Bourne Ultimatum” is the top grosser in the five-film franchise, hauling $442 million worldwide. The quintet reeled in a cumulative $1.6 billion worldwide.     Source: Variety

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