Uncharted has 4th biggest opening for a game adaptation in the US

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Marie Dealessandri

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Ruben Fleischer’s Uncharted adaptation generated $44.1 million during its first three days on screen in the US, Variety said.

According to Fandango’s managing editor Erik Davis, that makes it the fourth biggest opening for a video game adaptation in the country, he said on Twitter (as reported by VGC).

The first spot is currently held by 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog, with $58 million, followed by 2019’s Detective Pikachu at $54 million, and 2001’s Tomb Raider at $47 million.

Closing the top five is 2016’s Angry Birds, which generated $38 million on its opening weekend.

Uncharted released on February 18, with

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