'Jon Wick: Chapter 4' Earns R7M at SA Box Office on Opening Weekend, SA Reacts: “Thanks to De Mthuda”

'Jon Wick: Chapter 4' Earns R7M at SA Box Office on Opening Weekend, SA Reacts: “Thanks to De Mthuda”

  • Jon Wick: Chapter 4 came out guns blazing on its opening weekend in South African cinemas and beat competing films
  • The movie made a whopping R7 million at the Box Office despite the harsh economic climate in Mzansi
  • Amapiano fans said Keanu Reeves' popularity in SA shot through the roof when De Mthumda and Sir Trill immortalised his character with their song named after him

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'Jon Wick: Chapter 4" earns R7 million at SA box office on opening weekend
Keanu Reeves at the set and the premier of J'on Wick'. Image: @keanuital
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The John Wick movie franchise has resonated with South African audiences, and they showed up in numbers at the opening weekend of its fourth chapter.

Jon Wick leads at SA Box Office

The film premiered in Mzansi on March 24 and is currently leading at the local Box Office, making R7 million this past weekend, reported TimesLIVE.

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The movie starring Keanu Reeves and Ana de Armas is distributed at local cinemas by Filmfinity, and it looks like people have been waiting for the franchise's fourth instalment.

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According to News24, Reeves reprises his role as a hitman and will once again share a screen with Laurence Fishburne, who was also his costar in the Matrix films.

SA netizens discuss the film on social media

Terry Bosch said:

"Very disappointing movie. Not good at all."

Anele Kabingesi mentioned:

"Thanks to De Mthuda and Sir Trill for making Jon Wick famous."

Sibusiso Khambule shared:

"It was a good idea to end it here.. Theres no going forward after this one.. Great movie, he fought and conquered! His mission is completed!"

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Oskido Bolg wrote:

"All the chapters never disappointed and I'm looking forward to this chapter when it hits Netflix."

Ilze Kruger asked:

"So about 7 people went and watched the film in the cinema this weekend considering the price of films and snacks."

Thuso Mbedu’s film ‘The Woman King’ banks R18M in South African cinemas, Mzansi unimpressed: “That’s not good”

Briefly News reported that Thuso Mbedu shows why many people trust her to fly the South African flag high on international stages. The actress' film, The Woman King, grossed R18 million in South African cinemas.

In The Woman King, Thuso shared the screen with big names like Viola Davis and John Boyega. The stars brought the historical action drama to life, which is why it debuted with R346 940 000 at the box office.

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email: hilary.sekgota@briefly.co.za

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