#1 Concert Film of All Time: Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT has taken in over $250 million Worldwide
"THIS IS IT", which ended its highly successful
run in most territories on Tuesday December 2nd, has earned $180.0 million
internationally (more than $250 million worldwide), making it the most
successful concert film of all time.
Partly due to it’s success, for the first time in Sony history, Sony Pictures Releasing International will pass $2 billion at the
box office this coming weekend, powering Sony Pictures Entertainment to
its best-ever box office year worldwide, it was announced today by Jeff
Blake, chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing & Distribution.
just the fifth time in motion picture history that any studio will have
passed the $2 billion milestone internationally, following Paramount in
2008, Warner Bros. in 2007 and 2004, and 20th Century Fox in 2006.