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“Bob Marley: One Love” Dominates Global Box Office, Debuting at No. 1 with $80M Opening

"Bob Marley: One Love" celebrates its global debut at No. 1, opening with $80M. Discover the legendary musician's story in Philippine cinemas starting March 13.

The highly anticipated biopic “Bob Marley: One Love” has rocked the global box office, landing a sensational opening at No. 1 with an impressive $80-million worldwide gross. The film, which celebrates the legendary reggae icon Bob Marley, saw a remarkable $51-million debut in North America alone. This monumental opening sets a new record for the biggest launch day for a music biopic across numerous markets, including the UK, New Zealand, and Jamaica—where it also marked the largest movie opening day in the nation’s history.

Philippine Fans, Mark Your Calendars!

Bob Marley: One Love” is set to grace Philippine cinemas on March 13, bringing the powerful story of Marley’s life and legacy to local fans. The film’s creation was guided by the Marley family’s intimate involvement, with Bob Marley‘s children—Ziggy and Cedella Marley—and his wife, musician Rita Marley, serving as producers. They joined forces with executive producers Brad Pitt, Richard Hewitt, Orly Marley, and Matt Solodky to craft a narrative that’s as authentic as it is compelling, featuring Kingsley Ben-Adir and Lashana Lynch in the roles of Bob and Rita Marley, respectively.

A Director’s Vision: Bringing Bob Marley’s Story to the Screen

Director and co-writer Reinaldo Marcus Green expressed the profound responsibility and honor of depicting the reggae legend’s life on film. “There are films, and then there are films about Bob Marley,” Green remarked, highlighting the unique connection people around the world have with Marley’s music and story. Green aims to showcase a side of Marley not widely seen before, drawn from personal anecdotes and authentic interactions with those who knew him best.


About the Film: A Legend Reimagined

Bob Marley: One Love” presents a deep dive into the life of a man whose music championed love, unity, and social change. This cinematic journey, produced in close collaboration with Marley’s family, invites audiences to discover the challenges and triumphs behind Marley’s path to becoming a musical revolutionary. The film features an ensemble cast that brings the story of Bob Marley and his impact on the world to vibrant life.

Coming Soon to Philippine Theaters

Distributed by Paramount Pictures through Columbia Pictures in the Philippines, “Bob Marley: One Love” promises an unforgettable cinematic experience. Fans are encouraged to connect with the film using #BobMarleyMovie and #OneLoveMovie, and tag @paramountpicsph in anticipation of its Philippine premiere.

Photo and Video Credit: “Paramount Pictures International”

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