Godzilla vs. Kong reigns supreme as ruler of the beasts and king of the illegally copied blockbuster movies. You might be surprised to learn that the most copied film last year wasn’t a Marvel blockbuster.
Despite these piracy statistics, the picture was a huge hit, grossing more than $460 million worldwide.
When you consider the box office projections of 2021, as well as community claims from one corporation about how much revenue they estimate they losing to copyright.
According to a survey by private tech firm Akamai, Warner Brothers will have the most pirated movies in 2021.
Akamai added that Warner Brothers released 5 of the top ten most pirated films. They are Justice League, Mortal Kombat: Resurrection, Wonder Woman, and The Suicide Squad.
Godzilla versus Kong was the 1st major film to be launched in 2021, coming just like vaccines distribution in the US started.
The remake, which was the outcome of 7 years and 3 additional MonsterVerse films, grossed over $100 million in the United States and about $470 million worldwide, opening the door for a sequel and possibly a TV series adaptation at Apple TV+. Reported by the Comicbook.com website.
Godzilla vs. King Kong Controversy 2021
Because the majority of viewers are unwilling or unable to pay extra subscription fees to HBO Max, Prime Video, Paramount Plus, Disney Plus, Netflix, and other major streaming services.
It’s no surprise that piracy has risen as people try to figure out which applications are worth their money. Warner Brothers were undoubtedly heavily impacted by piracy last year.
MonsterVerse sequel Godzilla vs. Kong and blockbuster sci-fi Dune were the only two entries that didn’t perform badly at the box office. Following the contentious decision to make the entire slate of 2021 releases available on-demand the same day, they hit theaters. As published by the Toysmatrix site.