Warner Bros. released “Happy Feet” in theaters on November 17, 2006, giving the studio some prime real estate ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. With a budget of 100 million dollars, they expected the movie to be a huge success. The only obstacle on the way? Bond, James Bond. The film comes out on the same weekend as “Casino Royale,” which serves as Daniel Craig’s introduction to the role of 007. Though it’s almost certain that “Casino Royale” will linger longer in the public consciousness. them, this initial battle at the box office was something James Bond couldn’t win.
“Happy Feet” debuted at number one domestically, grossing $41.5 million, narrowly beating “Casino Royale” with $40.8 million (even if Bond ended up bigger worldwide. gender with $605 million). That made for a fun, cheerful animated film that topped the charts in the country for a pretty unbelievable three weeks. In the end, it grossed a really impressive $198 million in North America and $187 million overseas, for a total of $385 million. That, in turn, paved the way for a (slightly less successful) sequel, 2011’s “Happy Feet Two,” which would keep Miller from returning for “Mad Max” for another five years.
As for the final release of “Fury Road”, as it is remembered as one of the best action movies ever made, it made a decent but not huge $367.4 million in its time. hits theaters, which means Miller’s silver-medal directorial effort behind dancing, singing penguins is at number one. It’s hard to make these. But, as it is said, truth is often stranger than fiction.
https://www.slashfilm.com/982637/tales-from-the-box-office-happy-feet-not-fury-road-is-george-millers-biggest-movie/ Happy Feet, Not Fury Road, is George Miller’s biggest movie yet