The Matrix Revolutions: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Pictures' The Matrix Revolutions plugged into theaters around the world Wednesday in the largest day-and-date hour-to-hour feature film release in history.
"Revolutions," the final film in the Matrix trilogy, went out worldwide with a record 18,013 prints in 96 countries.
"The worldwide day-and-date openings look to be a huge success," said an upbeat Dan Fellman, president of domestic distribution at Warners.
Internationally, "Revolutions" was in a record 94 countries, or 107 territories, on Wednesday, and there were 10,013 prints in 43 languages, including 14 dubs. The international print count includes 18 Imax prints. Before the release of "Revolutions," the biggest international rollout was 20th Century Fox's X2: X-Men United, which was in 80 countries and 93 markets, with 7,585 prints, in May. At the end of "X2's" first weekend, that film had collected $69.3 million internationally.