George Clooney and Julia Roberts‘ new film Ticket to Paradise is making a stride for romantic comedies with its great box office performance. Tickets to Paradise marks the highest opening domestically for Clooney after his 2015 sci-fi fantasy film Tomorrowland and for Roberts, it is the highest opening since her 2017 film Wonder.
The Universal and Working Title film starring Clooney and Roberts about two bickering exes trying to stop their daughter’s wedding is ranking no. 2 at the box office after Black Adam, which is a DC superhero film starring Dwyane ‘The Rock’ Johnson.
The film is a success between adults and rom-com fans, with females making the majority of the ticket sales, while 64 percent of the ticket sales are made up of people aged 35 or above.
Ticket to Paradise has opened with $16.3 million from 3,542 theaters domestically after racking up $80.3 million overseas. Totally the film has earned over $96.6 million on a budget of $60 million.
Check out the trailer and official synopsis for Ticket to Paradise below:
Academy Award® winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts reunite on the big screen as exes who find themselves on a shared mission to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made. From Working Title, Smokehouse Pictures and Red Om Films, Ticket to Paradise is a romantic comedy about the sweet surprise of second chances.
Directed by Ol Parker (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, writer of the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel films) from his script with Daniel Pipski, Ticket to Paradise is produced by Tim Bevan (Darkest Hour, The Danish Girl) and Eric Fellner (The Theory of Everything, Les Misérables) for Working Title, by Sarah Harvey (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, co-producer In Bruges), by Deborah Balderstone (Palm Beach, Gone), by George Clooney and Oscar® winner Grant Heslov (Argo, The Midnight Sky ) for Smokehouse Pictures and by Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan and Marisa Yeres Gill (both co-executive producers, the Homecoming series) for Red Om Films.