Weekend BO: 2.0 Beats Crimes of Grindelwald to Become the No 1 Movie Outside of the US

2.0 is director Shankar’s long-awaited sequel of 2010’s box office hit, Enthiran starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar.

Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar’s film 2.0 is on a winning streak at the box office. The movie is earning more than Hollywood movies like Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Ralph Breaks the Internet.

As per trade analysts, 2.0 is performing better than Hollywood movies that released with it. Rajinikanth’s film has collected $52.5 million (outside North America). On the other hand, Fantastic Beasts and Ralph Breaks the Internet have earned $40.2 million and $33.7 million respectively (outside North America). The massive following of the actors, the direction and storyline has helped the film to achieve the milestone.

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In just 4 days, 2.0 is already in the top five South Indian movies of all time at the US box office. Talking about it Ramesh Bala tweeted, “All-time Top 5 South Indian Origin Movies @ #USA BO: 1. #Baahubali2 – $20,571,695 2. #Baahubali – $6,999,312 3. #Kabali – $4,585,808 4. #2Point0 – $3,588,450 (4 Days) 5. #Rangasthalam – $3,513,450”

The long-awaited sequel to the 2010 blockbuster Enthiran, the film sees Akshay in the role of an antagonist, Pakshirajan, a cellphone-hating mutant scientist. Rajinikanth reprises his role as Dr Vaseegaran and robot Chitti from the original film.

The film also features Adil Hussain, Sudhanshu Pandey and Amy Jackson in key roles.