Everything Everywhere All At Once: An American absurdist comedy-drama set in 2022, Everything Everywhere All at Once was written and directed by Daniels (collectively known as “Daniels”).
Everything Everywhere All at Once has sprung onto the big screen in the United States and the United Kingdom. Her name is Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh), a woman who sets out on a multiverse quest to find out how she can save all of the universes from a horrific peril.
When Yeoh, a Chinese-American lady, is questioned by the IRS, she discovers that she must interact with different versions of herself in other realities in order to save the multiverse. A “swirl of genre anarchy” has been used to describe the film, which includes aspects of black humor, science fiction, fantasy cinema, martial arts, and animation, among others.
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This action-comedy stars Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Harry Shum Jr.
- Stephanie Hsu as Joy Wang
- Ke Huy Quan as Waymond Wang
- James Hong as Gong Gong
- Jamie Lee Curtis as Deirdre Beaubeirdra
- Tallie Medel as Becky Sregor
- Jenny Slate as Debbie the Dog Mom
- Harry Shum Jr. as Chad, a teppanyaki chef working alongside Evelyn in an alternate universe.
- Biff Wiff as Rick, a laundromat customer
- Sunita Mani as TV Musical Queen
- Aaron Lazar as TV Musical Soldier
- Audrey Wasilewski and Peter Banifaz as Alpha RV Officers
- Daniel Scheinert as District Manager
- Andy Le and Brian Le as Alpha Trophy Jumpers
Release & Reception
Everything Everywhere All at Once has made $57.9 million worldwide as of May 19, 2022, with the United States and Canada contributing $49.1 million and the rest of the globe contributing $8.8 million.
During its first weekend of release, 10 theaters in the United States and Canada raked in a total of $509,600. With an opening average of $50,965, it was the best platform release opening theater average since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In its second weekend, the film brought in $1.1 million from 38 theaters, putting it ninth at the box office. The number of people who have seen Everything Everywhere All At Once movie has dramatically increased. In its third weekend, it went from 38 to 1,250 theaters.
Thus, it ranked sixth at the box office with a total of $6.1 million in ticket sales. It took in $6.2 million from 2,220 screens over the course of the weekend, ranking it fourth in the box office standings.
In its sixth weekend, the film brought in an additional $5.5 million, thanks in part to a wider IMAX release following its box office success. On its ninth weekend, an additional $3.3 million was tacked on.
Everything Everywhere All At Once Review
97 percent of the 271 critic reviews on Rotten Tomatoes give it a good grade of 8.7/10. ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ is a “fully calibrated assault on the senses, led by an excellent Michelle Yeoh,”‘ says the website’s consensus.
According to Metacritic’s weighted average of 51 reviews, the film has an 81 out of 100 rating, which indicates “universal approval.” More than 77% of those surveyed by PostTrak said they’d recommend it to others, with an overall rating of 89 percent.
David Ehrlich of IndieWire singled out the film’s director and star Michelle Yeoh for special acclaim, calling it a “orgiastic work of slaphappy genius. ” Rooney wrote for the Hollywood Reporter that the picture was “frenetically built slice of stoner heaven [that] is incredibly imaginative and frequently quite amusing,” but he felt that the story’s core message was not well conveyed.
“Yeoh is the anchor of the film, given a role that highlights her great martial arts skills, her superb comic timing, and her capacity to plumb unfathomable depths of complex human feeling,” stated Marya E. Gates in her review for RogerEbert.com of Yeoh’s performance.
A reviewer for The Guardian lauded the Daniels for crafting “a big, complicated… polished and detailed expression of a vision.