#BOXOFFICE: “DUNE” DUSTS COMPETITION A SECOND WEEK
DUNE takes top spot at the Box Office a second straight week for Warner Bros., with $15.5 million from 4,125 theatres, for a two-week tally of $69.3 million domestically.
In second is former #1, HALLOWEEN KILLS, taking $8.7 million from 3,616 theatres for Universal Pictures. Over three weeks, it has grossed $85.9 million.
A surprise third is MY HERO ACADEMIA: WORLD HEROES” MISSION with $7.9 million from 1,602 theatres. The Anime Feature gets 80% on the Tomatometer.
NO TIME TO DIE lands in fourth with $7.7 million from 3,507 theatres, a four week run of $133.2 million for Universal Pictures.
VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE rounds-out the Top Five with $5.6 million, a total $190 million over five weeks for Sony Pictures.
Notables include also Edgar Wright‘s LAST NIGHT IN SOHO debuting in sixth with $4.3 million from 3,016 theatres for Universal Pictures. The Thriller-Horror which did the Festival rounds including TIFF ’21, gets 73% on the Tomatometer.
ANTLERS starring Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons, opens in seventh with $4.1 million from 2,800 theatres for Searchlight Pictures. It garnered 62% on the Tomatometer.
#BOXOFFICE: “THE INVISIBLE MAN” GETS SEEN AT THE BOX OFFICE IN DEBUT
There’s nothing invisible about the love moviegoers are having for THE INVISIBLE MAN. The Leigh Whannell adaptation finds itself at #1 in its debut this weekend for Universal Pictures/Blumhouse, with $27 million from 3,610 theatres. The Horror gets 89% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore, which is high for the genre.
In second is SONIC THE HEDGEHOG with $15.5 million from 4,177 theatres for Paramount Pictures, bringing its three week tally to $127.8 million in North America.
Third is THE CALL OF THE WILD with $13.4 million from 3,865 theatres of Disney, a two week take of $46.1 million.
Fourth is a surprising MY HERO ACADEMIA: HEROES RISING with $5.7 million from 1,260 theatres for Funimation Films. This has opened only in the U.S.
Seventh spot goes to IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: THE MOVIE with $2.8 million from 1,705 theatres for Warner Bros. Over two weeks, the TV Show branch-off has grossed $5.9 million.
FANTASY ISLAND rounds it all out with $2.4 million from 2,724 theatres, a three week total of $24 million for Sony Pictures. It was made for $7 million.