READY PLAYER ONE EARNS $500 MILLION WORLDWIDE
'Ready Player One', directed by Steven Spielberg, has grossed more than $500 million at the worldwide box office. Since its opening on March 29, the sci-fi film has earned $120.6 million domestically. Internationally, it has earned $379.5 million in total, garnering over $200 million just in China. Spielberg became the first director to top $10 billion at the worldwide box office and the film has become his highest-grossing movie in the last 10 years.
The film focuses on Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) who lives in a dystopian future where everyone uses a virtual world named OASIS in order to break away from real life. Throughout the film, he and a group of friends work to complete a challenge by the late creator of OASIS before an villainous corporation does it instead.