Trending Articles
Godzilla vs. Kong (2020)
Godzilla vs. Kong 2020
Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters
Godzilla 2 2019
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Kong: Skull Island
Godzilla (2014)
Godzilla 2014
Featured Content
Scified Network
Shin Godzilla's North American Theatrical Run Extended!

Shin Godzilla's North American Theatrical Run Extended!

Scified2016-10-18 16:59:12
7,770 Reads4 Upvotes9 CommentsAdd A Comment+ Upvote

Due to the massive success of Shin Godzilla's limited North American run, Funimation announced Toho's popular reboot will be given an extension!

On Saturday, October 22nd, 200+ theaters across North America will have a matinee showing of Shin Godzilla. Additionally, select theaters will continue screening the film for the next two weeks--Through Thursday, October 27th. You can check Funimation's official Shin Godzilla Website to see if you live in one of the lucky cities. If a theater near you is not listed, keep checking back for updates.

Funimation CEO Gen Fukunaga spoke on the film's extension,

“We’re thrilled with the tremendous response to Shin Godzilla from the press, audiences and our theatrical partners. Fans have been asking and we’re pleased to confirm that the movie will extend its run with this Saturday’s matinee as well as more than a week of daily screening.”

Having grossed well over $1.5 million in a week, Shin Godzilla was only given one showing per day. Depending on the date, Toho's latest was only showing on 490 to 26 screens across the US and still managed to break the top 10 during its first three days. It maintained the highest average of ticket sales per screen during this time and easily mopped the floor with limited indie releases.

Shin Godzilla's success, in both Japan and abroad, has prompted more interest in the franchise with three Godzilla projects currently in the works. (The animated, Godzilla [2017], Godzilla 2 [2019], Godzilla vs. Kong [2020])

You can review Shin Godzilla on Scified by clicking here.

SciFi Japan
Box Office Mojo

If you are a fan of Godzilla and are looking for an exclusive online community to share your passion and engage with other die-hard Godzilla fans, look no further! Join in the Godzilla Movies forum - a dedicated community of Godzilla movie and Monsterverse fans!

This article was written By G. H. (Gman) and published on 2016-10-18 16:59:12

More about upcoming Godzilla movies

Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters is the sequel to Gareth Edwards' Godzilla (2014) and is being directed by Michael Dougherty. The film will introduce Rodan, Mothra, King Ghidorah and more monsters to the Warner Brothers / Legendary Monsterverse cinematic universe. For information on Godzilla 2's cast, plot, release date and to download the film's official movie posters, please visit the Godzilla: King of the Monsters about page here!

Godzilla vs. Kong (2020) is the sequel to Michael Dougherty's Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters and will be the fourth and final installment in the Monsterverse movie quadrilogy. It will also bridge both the Godzilla movies and Kong: Skull Island by bringing Godzilla and Kong face-to-face for an epic match-up. To learn more about Godzilla vs. Kong, check out the Godzilla vs. Kong about page here!

Stay up to date with the latest news on Godzilla 2 King of the Monsters and Godzilla vs. Kong (2020) by liking us on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! Also, consider subscribing your email to our Godzilla blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!

Get G-ed Up!

With the release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters and eventually Godzilla vs. Kong, now is a great time to represent Godzilla and expand your Godzilla memorabilia collection. Check out some products below and click here for even more options!

Godzilla hoodies
Godzilla wall art
Godzilla mugs
Related Godzilla Articles
Godzilla vs. Kong Art Book Revealed

Godzilla vs. Kong Art Book Revealed

Thanks to a listing on Amazon, we now have our first look at The Art of Godzilla vs. Kong. The book will cost $45 and will release on November 17th, which is just in time for ... Read More

Insane Biollante X Mosasaurus Statue

Insane Biollante X Mosasaurus Statue

A breathtaking Biollante/Mosasaurus custom statue has been created by Kouta15875969 on Twitter. The statue perfectly blends the characteristics of the two beasts together... Read More

Prototype Nebula Figure Revealed!

Prototype Nebula Figure Revealed!

A prototype Nebula figure from the film Howl from Beyond the Fog has been revealed! The figure will supposedly be made available in some capacity to those who supported t... Read More

Stunning Custom Mothra 2019 Figure!

Stunning Custom Mothra 2019 Figure!

An amazing new custom Mothra 2019 figure has been created by mothra1224 on Twitter! The figure looks incredible, and its scale is appropriately monstrous. You can check o... Read More

9 Fan responses to Shin Godzilla's North American Theatrical Run Extended!

Emperor GorillaGodzilla #TeamGodzilla

Oct-18-2016 5:27 PM

They don't have anymore tickets where I live.....:(.


Oct-18-2016 6:12 PM

I'm definitely watching it again. It was so damn amazing. Way better than I expected.

KingKaijuGojira #TeamGodzilla

Oct-18-2016 6:59 PM

YAY now I can see it again and make up for the first 11 minutes I missed because of traffic! I got to my seat right before Godzilla made landfall. He was still in the ocean, preparing to push himself out.

Darth Shiro

Oct-18-2016 10:13 PM

.....i'll have to still wait for blu ray and buy it on amazon....:(

Darth Shiro

Oct-18-2016 10:13 PM

.....i'll have to still wait for blu ray and buy it on amazon....:(

Emperor GorillaGodzilla #TeamGodzilla

Oct-20-2016 7:17 AM

I got tickets for it passed Saturday. Hurray?!

Darth Shiro

Oct-20-2016 7:28 AM

... your lucky.......

Xenotaris #TeamMothra

Oct-20-2016 7:40 AM

I'm waiting on Legendary's Godzilla 2, no disrespect to Shin Godzilla.

Add A Reply

Sign in with your account to add a comment!

Visitor Comments
Get Your Godzilla vs. Kong Sweater!
Godzilla Christmas Seqter
New Godzilla Forum Topics
How to include Toho Monsters into the Monsterverse
Latest Godzilla Fandom Activity is an information resource for fans looking to learn more about the upcoming blockbuster Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Providing the latest official and accurate information on Godzilla: King of the Monsters, this website contains links to every set video, viral video, commercial, trailer, poster, movie still and screenshot available. This site is an extension of the Godzilla Fandom on Scified - a central hub for fans of Godzilla looking to stay up-to-date on the latest news. Images used are property of their respective owners. Godzilla: King of the Monsters and its associated names, logos and images are property of and are in no way owned by Scified and its related entities. This is a fan-created website for the purpose of informing and exciting fans for Godzilla: King of the Monsters's release.

Scified is an entertainment media network covering the latest news on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of unless otherwise stated. Images and names of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2020