READY PLAYER ONE EARNS $500 MILLION WORLDWIDE

Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Steven Spielberg and Lena Waithe 

Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Steven Spielberg and Lena Waithe 

 '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.