Box Office: ‘Bullet Train’ Leads Ho-Hum Weekend With $13.4M as ‘Top Gun 2’ Revs the Engines – Hollywood Reporter

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Elsewhere, specialty movie ‘Our bodies Our bodies Our bodies’ begins to broaden nationwide.
By Pamela McClintock
Senior Movie Author
David Leitch’s action-packed Bullet Train, starring Brad Pitt as a hell-bent murderer, simply stayed atop the box office chart in its second weekend as no new Hollywood summer season even pic opened nationwide.
In regular instances, studios would proceed to launch occasion movies all through August. This yr is completely different, because the leisure enterprise emerges from the pandemic and grapples with manufacturing and postproduction delays. Total income for the weekend was round $66 million, a low level for summer season 2022.
Bullet Prepare is taken into account the final massive Hollywood studio title of summer season 2022. The movie is doing OK enterprise and earned $13.4 million in its second weekend from 4,357 theaters for a 10-day home complete of $54.2 million. One hitch: Even with little competitors, Bullet Prepare fell 54 % from its opening body, though that isn’t uncommon for a male-skewing motion pic.

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Abroad, Bullet Prepare additionally continued to hurry alongside, incomes one other $17 million for a overseas tally of $60 million and international complete of $114.5 million.
Elsewhere, Top Gun: Maverick made a powerful comeback in its twelfth weekend, because of upping its theater depend from 2,760 to three,181 areas, together with premium display venues, as a part of a particular fan appreciation occasion. The Paramount and Skydance movies earned an estimated $7.2 million for the weekend from 3,181 cinemas. It’s sure now that the Tom Cruise film will bounce the $700 million mark domestically. (Globally, it has earned north of $1.35 billion, probably the greatest showings of all time.)
Holdovers DC League of Tremendous-Pets, Nope and Thor: Love and Thunder rounded out the highest 5.
DC League of Tremendous-Pets, from Warner Bros., completed its third Sunday with a world complete of $109.7 million, together with $58.3 million domestically.
Disney and Marvel’s Thor: Love and Thunder stayed excessive up on the chart for a brand new international complete of $720 million, the very best within the stand-alone Thor sequence.
Nope completed the weekend with a world haul of $113.9 million, together with $107.5 million domestically, whereas fellow Common launch Minions: The Rise of Gru is at almost $800 million globally with $790.4 million. On Sunday, Common grew to become the primary Hollywood studio since 2019 to amass $3 billion in ticket gross sales on the international field workplace, in line with the studio.

Different titles cracking the highest 10 chart embody A24’s specialty movie Our bodies Our bodies Our bodies, which appears to come back in No. 8 with an estimated $3.3 million from 928 theaters for an early complete of $3.6 million. Directed by Halina Reijn, the black comedy turns the slasher style on its head and stars Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Pete Davidson, Rachel Sennott, Myha’la Herrold, Chase Sui Wonders and Lee Tempo. A24 is rolling out the movie slowly all through the month; Our bodies started its run in a smattering of cinemas final weekend.
One other new providing this weekend is Lionsgate’s Fall, an adventure-thriller a couple of group of climbers. The film, directed by Scott Mann and starring Grace Caroline Currey and Virginia Gardner, could fall exterior the highest 10 with a projected $2.5 million debut from 1,548 areas.
Indie distributor Gravitas Ventures can also be making the most of the slowdown in summer season tentpole fare. The corporate is releasing Mack and Rita in roughly 2,000 theaters, albeit to dismal outcomes. The adult-skewing comedy — starring Elizabeth Lail as a 30-year-old girl who wakes up after a bachelorette social gathering to find she is 70 years outdated, with the older model of herself performed by Diane Keaton — is reporting a weekend opening of $1.1 million, though different analysts have that estimate nearer to $1 million.
Fall obtained a B CinemaScore from audiences, whereas Mack and Rita flunked with a uncommon D+.
Mack and Rita might be beat by this weekend’s rerelease of E.T.: The Additional-Terrestrial, which earned an estimated $1.1 to $1.2 million from solely 389 theaters.

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