How ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Went from 10 Screens to $50+ Million at the Box Office

This post is by Jason Hellerman from No Film School

It’s the little movie that could… across the multiverse.

It’s hard to believe, but the smash-hit Everything Everywhere All at Once opened on just 10 screens.

Word-of-mouth, excellent reviews, and an amazing advertising campaign really got this title flowing, helping the $ 15-million-budgeted movie to over $50-plus million at the box office… and counting. It also scored an incredibly high per-screen average of $50,000, an obscenely high number.

This is not only A24’s biggest hit, but it absolutely contradicts all the studios who think tentpole movies are the only ones that matter. It shows a little movie with a diverse cast can find an audience if people are willing to go wide with it.

To put it into context, film journalist Scott Mendelson noted that “when it hits the $52 million mark it will outgross House of Gucci at the domestic box office. That means it will have made more than any of last year’s Oscar-season awards releases, except for Dune.”

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