Family film Checkered Ninja has set a new record for a Danish film’s opening week at local box office, selling 345, 947 tickets in its first eight days of release (including sneak previews). Excluding sneak previews, the seven-day opening week figure was 305,429. Nordisk released the film on Christmas Day.
It also had the best four-day opening for a Danish movie ever – 222,760 tickets, surpassing last year’s record-setter The Purity of Vengeance which was on 215,910.
Checkered Ninja also had the best-ever opening for any animated feature (including studio films) in Danish cinemas.