THE SUICIDE SQUAD continues its franchise’s legacy of winning, taking the top spot at the Box Office in its debut this weekend with $27 million from 4,002 theatres. While times are a bit different from its Predecessor’s 2016 debut where it took-in $133 million, The title is available on HBO Max in the U.S. and it remains to see how it did as an at-home rental, but nonetheless reviews have been fantastic for this installment helmed by James Gunn, getting 92% on the Tomatometer.
Disney’s JUNGLE CRUISE takes second spot in its second week out with $14.8 million from 4,310 theatres. It has grossed $64.4 million already in North America, plus its Disney+ Premier Access downloads.
OLD comes in third with $3.8 million for Universal Pictures, a total $38.2 million grossed over three weeks.
BLACK WIDOW finds itself in fourth with $3.5 million for Disney, a total $173.9 million over in five weeks.
STILLWATER rounds-out the Top Five with $2.4 million from 2,611 theatres for Focus Features/Universal Pictures. In two weeks it has earned $9.5 million domestically.
DISNEY’S JUNGLE CRUISE sets sail atop the Box Office debuting at #1 for Disney with $34.2 million from 4,310 theatres across North America. Starring Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson, the Adventure-Fantasy with nods to Indiana Jones and The African Queen, garners a passing 63% on the Tomatometer. It was made for a budget of $200 million, recouping some of its investment lost through a simultaneous debut also on Disney+ as a Premier Access title for those watching at home.
THE GREEN KNIGHT debuts in second spot for A24/Elevation Pictures with $6.8 million from 2,790 theatres. The Medieval Fantasy starring Dev Patel gets 90% on the Tomatometer.
Just getting edged-out for second is last week’s #1 film, OLD, earning $6.7 million for Universal Pictures, a total $30.6 million gross over two weeks.
Marvel’s BLACK WIDOW lands in fourth with $6.4 million for Disney, bringing its run to $167 million domestically.
STILLWATER starring Matt Damon and Abigail Breslin, debuts in fifth for Focus Features/Universal Pictures with $5.1 million from 2,531 theatres. Loosely based on the Amanda Knox story, the Film gets 76% on the Tomatometer after some positive buzz coming out of Cannes.
Matt Damon stars in STILLWATER, the latest from Tom McCarthy (Spotlight).
A dramatic thriller directed by Academy Award® winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, Stillwater follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.
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STILLWATER arrives in theatres July 30, 2021 via Focus Features.