It’s an incredible Franchise best for JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3, debuting at #1 with $70.6 million from 3,855 theatres for Lionsgate/Cineplex Pictures. Not only this, it gets 95% on the Tomatometer from Critics. Previous best opening for the Series was 2019’s JOHN WICK: PARABELLUM with $56 million. Four films in this weekend’s Top Five are all installments in Franchises.
Second is SCREAM VI with $8.8 million from 3,355 theatres for Paramount Pictures. Over three weeks, it has made $90.3 million.
SHAZAM! FURY OF THE GODS is third $8.5 million, a total $45.2 million grossed over two weeks for Warner Bros.
CREED III continues to perform well in fourth with $8.1 million also for Warner Bros. Over four weeks it has made $140.6 million.
Rounding things out in fifth is 65 with $3.2 million for Sony Pictures, earning $27 million over three weeks.
SHAZAM! FURY OF THE GODS descends upon theatres in victorious form, taking the #1 spot at the Box Office in its debut with $30 million this weekend from 4,071 theates for Warner Bros. It gets 54% on the Tomatometer, falling short of the 90% score its Predecessor got in 2019, opening with $53 million.
SCREAM VI slips to second spot but is still going strong with $18 million from 3,676 theatres for Paramount Pictures, a two-week total of $76.5 million.
Third goes to CREED III with $15.8 million for United Artists Releasing/Warner Bros. It has made $128.1 million over its three weeks of release.
65 is fourth with $5.5 million from 3,405 theatres for Sony Pictures, a two week take of $22.1 million
ANT-MAN & THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA rounds this Top Five out with $4.7 million, a total $206.4 million over five weeks for Disney/Marvel.
SCREAM VI makes some noise in its debut with $42 million from 3,675 theatres for Paramount Pictures/Spyglass Media. This latest installment, a first without Neve Campbell, gets 76% on the Tomatometer from Critics. This marks a best for the Franchise, besting 2022’s SCREAM, which opened with $30 million just as theatres were just re-opening during Covid-19, and also a $34 million openings for SCREAM 3 back in 2000.
CREED III is still fighting in its second week with $24 million from 4,007 theatres, a tally of $102 million in North America for Warner Bros.
65 starring Adam Driver, opens in third with $10 million from 3,405 theatres for Sony Pictures. It gets 36% on the Tomatometer.
Fourth goes to ANT-MAN & THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA with $7.3 million for Marvel/Disney, so very close to the $200 million-mark domestically.
Fifth is COCAINE BEAR with $6.3 million for Universal Pictures, a run of $51.9 million.
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