The Laemmle Theater’s Monica Movie Center in Santa Monica, California will start screening Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You movie on Friday. In accordance with the theater’s web site, the movie will screen there until Thursday, December 5.
All movies submitted for the Animated Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards must have a seven-day run in a Los Angeles County theater to qualify for consideration. The movie is being submitted both for consideration for the Animated Feature Film category and the Best International Feature Film category.
Fathom Events will screen the movie in theaters in the United States on January 15 and 16. The screenings will be a “Special Fan Preview” with unique bonus content material earlier than GKIDS opens the movie in North America on January 17. The screenings starting on January 17 will have both English-subtitled screenings and English-dub screenings.
Weathering With You opened in 359 theaters and 448 screens in Japan on July 19. The movie sold 1,159,020 tickets for 1,643,809,400 yen (about US$15.22 million) in its first three days in 358 theaters. The movie ranked #1 in its opening weekend. The movie has thus far earned 13.9 million yen (about US$127 million). The movie is now the #7 highest-earning domestic movie of all time in Japan and the highest-grossing movie in Japan this year.