the wicked It held its place at number one at the box office for its second weekend, and sonic the hedgehog 2 He maintained his firm grip on second place four weeks later. While family movies continued to be a hit from April 29 to May 1, it was a relatively slow weekend, with little movement in the domestic box office rankings ahead of next week’s release of the blockbuster Marvel Studios. Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness. Martin Campbell memory Starring Liam Neeson was the only new release making its way to the Top 10.
Let’s take a look at the full 10, plus some analysis of how it all looks below:
|the address||Weekend total||local totals||LW||THRS|
|1. Bad guys||$16.1 million||$44,444,400||1||4042|
|2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2||$11,350,940||160926450 USD||2||3,801|
|3. Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets||8,300,000 dollars||$79,552,588||3||3,962|
|5. Everything everywhere at once||$5,542,515||$354,92178||6||2,213|
|6. The unbearable weight of tremendous talent||$3,925,000||$13504358||5||3,036|
|7. The Lost City||$3,900,088||$90,785,000||7||2,595|
|8. Memory *||$3,100,000||$3,100,000||2,555|
|9. Father Stowe||$2,210,000||17553,965 dollars||8||2,476|
The Bad Guys and Sonic The Hedgehog 2 have great shows this weekend
Parents accompanying their children to theaters this weekend was good news for Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures. the wickedStarring Sam Rockwell, Marc Maron, Craig Robinson, Awkwafina and Anthony Ramos, it grossed an impressive $16.1 million in its second weekend, down just 33% from its opening week, according to The Numbers.
sonic the hedgehog 2, meanwhile, had a better-than-expected fourth weekend. Not only did the video game movie sequel maintain a solid grip on the number two spot on the domestic chart for the weekend, but its total gross of $323 million worldwide officially put it ahead of the first installment, which earned $304.9 million internationally.
These two films may prove to have a long life at the box office, as there are no other G- or PG-rated films on the horizon. Both Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness (May 6) and Jurassic World: Dominion (June 10) PG-13 has been rated, and there are some grumblings Light year (June 17) Could be Pixar’s first PG-13 movie.
Word of mouth almost certainly plays a role in the success of family-friendly films, such as the wicked It has a rating of 93% from the public on Rotten Tomatoes, with sonic the hedgehog 2 It garnered 96% positive feedback from the audience.
Fantastic Beasts 3 continues to fall, as Northman and the unbearable weight of a massive talent average Week 2 points
Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets Its disappointing but not unexpected decline continues. While it ranked third and topped $300 million internationally, according to Forbes, it was down 41% another week, taking in just $8.3 million for Warner Bros. With a domestic gross of $79.6 million three weeks later. It looks like the movie will struggle to hit $100 million domestically, which is really bad news, like Fantastic Beasts 3 She has a $200 million budget to clear it up. its predecessor, Grindelwald crimesIn contrast, it made $651.3 million worldwide in 2018.
Northman It stayed at number four in its second week, and made another $6.3 million this weekend for $22.8 million in 10-day GDP. Critics acclaimed Nicolas Cage The unbearable weight of talent The position dropped to No. 6 but added $3.9 million to the opening weekend total for a domestic weekend total of $13.5 million. Movie earnings are down 49% and 45%, respectively, which is generally what you’d expect to see in the second week.
Memory on par with previous Liam Neeson releases of Open Roads
The only movie that mixed charts this week was Martin Campbell memory, which debuted at number eight in the local rankings. While that might be a bit less than Open Road Films had hoped for, the $3.1 million is on par with Liam Neeson’s other studio films, 2020 honest thief ($4.1 million) and last year archer ($3.1 million).
Critics were largely unimpressed memory, but this could be a case where public opinion could drive profits in the coming weeks. While 68 critics on Rotten Tomatoes rated the film at 31%, audience reaction was a much higher 80% (with over 100 ratings). Word of mouth may cause a slight spike in moviegoers put off by critical reception – that’s unless every single movie sponsor next week spends their money elsewhere…
Get ready for Doctor Strange in the multiple madness universes
We already know how the box office will go down next week, and it will be all about the MCU. Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness The summer movie season is set to begin Friday, May 6, and has already set records at the box office. During the first 24 hours of The multiverse of madness Ticket Sale Before the sale, Fandango has sold more tickets for the upcoming Marvel movie than any other 2022 movie to date and more since then. Spider-Man: There is no room for home Tickets sold out again on November 29, 2021.
The Sam Raimi-directed film is expected to make nearly $200 million in its opening weekend, four months after Sony Pictures’ There is no place for home It recorded the second largest domestic opening ever with $260.1 million. the first strange The film, released in 2016, grossed $85 million domestically in its opening weekend.
Come back next week to see just how big Benedict Cumberbatch’s opening MCU movie is, as well as how family-friendly movies continue to look. You still have some time to do your homework, so be sure to check out the movies and shows to watch beforehand Dr. Gharib sequel. You can also check out other shows coming to theaters this summer in our 2022 movie release schedule.