F9 keeps spinning its wheels on top!
The exaggerated vehicular action of Q9: THE QUICK SAGA continued tuning its engines to the top of the box office this weekend with an estimated $ 24 million!
The PG-13 sequel hit the brakes by 66% since opening last weekend, giving the franchise’s 10th film (including spin-off FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW) a total. 10-day national of $ 117.1 million, and an expected $ 126 million with the July 4 four-day holiday included.
Universal’s release, which features director Justin Lin’s return to the series after a two-film hiatus, has made its way to $ 491 million worldwide at a reported cost of $ 200 million.
Another notable achievement this weekend, and a sign of recovery for the theater business: For the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began in March 2020, every film in the Top 10 managed to earn seven figures at the domestic box office.
Universal managed to control the top three spots on the list (the first time a major studio has done so since 2005), with the sequel animated. THE BABY BOSS: FAMILY BUSINESS ranking second with a first weekend of $ 17.3 million.
The PG-rated DreamWorks film, voiced by Alec Baldwin, Amy Sedaris, and James Marsden, was also released simultaneously on Peacock’s streaming network. The follow-up cost $ 82 million.
The first BOSS BABY was a surprise success, opening with $ 50 million in March 2017 before reaching a national total of $ 175 million and $ 527 million worldwide.
Another Universal sequel landed third as the new R-rated horror thriller. THE PURGE FOREVER open with $ 12.7 million for the weekend of three days.
The fifth inning had the lowest opening in the PURGE series, behind THE FIRST PURGE’s $ 17.3 million start on the weekend of July 4, 2018 (though that prequel finished as the highest grossing in the franchise at $ 137 million. around the world) . The series produced by Blumhouse on a modest budget has grossed a global total of $ 475 million.
Originally scheduled for release in July 2020 before the pandemic rescheduling, the latest alternate reality scan of a holiday for “legal crimes” cost $ 18 million.
Critics weren’t exactly celebrating the violent festivities, which gave the film a 45% average rotten tomatoes and a Metacritic Score of 54. Put on your favorite monster mask and check out JoBlo’s review HERE.
Fourth was the R-rated horror thriller. A QUIET PLACE: PART II with $ 4.2 million on its sixth weekend in theaters. The $ 61 million Paramount sequel has a national total of $ 144.4 million and $ 266.9 million worldwide.
The sequel rated for adults THE HITMAN’S WIFE BODYGUARD that in fifth place with $ 3 million. After three weekends, Lionsgate’s $ 70 million action comedy has a national total of $ 31.3 million and $ 55.6 million worldwide.
Disney live-action prequel CRUELLA that in sixth place with $ 2.5 million during his sixth weekend. The origin of the villainous PG-13 Emma Stone has a national total of $ 76.5 million and $ 204.3 million worldwide.
In seventh place was the PG-rated live-action / animated sequel. PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY with $ 2.2 million. Sony’s $ 45 million comedy has a national total of $ 34.4 million and a worldwide total of $ 126.5 million.
The supernatural thriller THE CONJURATION: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT that in eighth place with $ 1.29 million. Warner Bros. ‘R-rated sequel (which sprang from its streaming platform HBO Max) has a domestic total of $ 62.2 million and $ 173.6 million worldwide, with a reported cost of $ 39 million.
The musical PG-13 IN THE HEIGHTS that in ninth place with $ 1.27 million. After four weekends, the $ 55 million Warner Bros. drama (also available on HBO Max) has a national total of $ 26.8 million and $ 35.5 million worldwide.
In tenth place was the new R-rated biographical drama ZOLA with an opening of $ 1.23 million for the weekend, with a national total of $ 2.02 million since it started on Wednesday.
Based on a Twitter thread and subsequent Rolling Stone article, distributor A24’s $ 5 million indie follows a stripper (Taylour Paige) who teams up with a friend (Riley Keough) on a wild ride.
Off the Table, DreamWorks Animated Movie UNTAMED SPIRIT jogged out of sight along with the period football drama 12 MIGHTY ORPHANS and Bob Odenkerk’s action thriller NO ONE.
Next weekend the Marvel Cinematic Universe finally reappears on the big screen, as Scarlett Johansson’s super spy reveals part of her past in BLACK WIDOW.
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