‘Bob Marley: One Love’ Exceeds $100 Million in Global Revenue

Paramount’s “Bob Marley: One Love” is grooving to the tune of success at the global box office. The musical biopic has rocked its way to a remarkable $101.1 million in worldwide revenue within just 10 days of its theatrical release. Impressively, it has raked in $61.4 million domestically and $39.7 million from 59 international territories.

In its second weekend, “One Love” maintained its dominance atop the domestic charts, pulling in $3.7 million on Friday alone. Internationally, the film continued its strong performance with an additional $3.3 million on Thursday and expanded its reach into eight new markets over the weekend.

The biopic, which premiered on Valentine’s Day, exceeded expectations during its debut, grossing $28.6 million over the standard weekend and a whopping $52 million across the six-day holiday period. Despite receiving mixed reviews, with a modest 42% average from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, the film garnered an impressive “A” CinemaScore from early audiences. Produced at a cost of $70 million, “One Love” has proven to be a lucrative and crowd-pleasing endeavor for Paramount.

“Kingsley Ben-Adir takes the helm as the iconic reggae legend in ‘Bob Marley: One Love,’ while Lashana Lynch co-stars as his wife, Rita Marley. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, the film delves into the transformative journey behind Marley’s groundbreaking music, spanning from his influential African and European tour in the mid-1970s to the creation of his seminal album, ‘Exodus.’

Expressing gratitude for the overwhelming response, Ziggy Marley, son of the Jamaican musician, shared in a statement, “My family and I are deeply moved by the incredible reception to ‘Bob Marley: One Love.’ Much like my father’s timeless music, this film resonates with people, spreading his message of peace, love, and unity across the globe. We extend our heartfelt thanks to the audience for embracing this film and for their role in amplifying the spirit of ‘one love.'”

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