Jun 20, 2016 10:24 AM EDT

'Warcraft' Movie Box Office Sales Drop, Still Becomes Highest-Grossing Video Game Film

The "Warcraft" movie box office sales have dropped in the U.S. Nonetheless, it has made history by becoming the highest-grossing video game film of all time.

Box Office Mojo reported that the "Warcraft" movie box office sales fell by 73 percent on its second weekend in the U.S. It only brought about $6.5 million.

The "Warcraft" movie's dismal box office performance drew a comparison to 2005's "Doom," which fell by 72.7 percent. This is the third largest second weekend drop for a film that played in more than 3,000 theaters. It comes behind "Friday the 13th" and "Fifty Shades of Grey."

In the international market, the "Warcraft" movie box office ticket sales brought in another $41.2 million. This has increased its global earnings to $377.6 million, with more than $200 million coming from China.

According to Forbes, the "Warcraft" movie has become "the biggest video game movie ever." It will also soon be the first to surpass the $400 million mark worldwide.

The film will be shown in six more countries: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Peru, and Japan, on the week of Jun. 30. There is a possibility that the international "Warcraft" movie box office sales will climb even further ahead.

It was previously reported that the "Warcraft" movie's box office sales may determine the future of the franchise. Universal Pictures and Legendary Entertainment are said to be hoping that the "Warcraft" movie box office sales would result to an epic fantasy franchise in the future.

Duncan Jones has also revealed what story he wants to focus on if ever a "Warcraft" movie sequel will be confirmed. This may include the events of "Warcraft 3," with the rise and fall of Arthas as he turns to become the iconic villain.

"I would love to see Lich King," he said. "You know, I would love to see these other things. I would love to see someone else tell those stories so that I could watch them as a fan."

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