The little things scored a number one box office debut after earning $ 4.8 million. Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto star in the neo-noir crime thriller written and directed by John Lee Hancock. Worldwide, The little things could make a total of $ 7.6 million. The news comes after it was revealed that more and more movie theaters in North America are closing due to the public health crisis.
While movie theater chains suffer from the pandemic, AMC Theaters saw a windfall last week, thanks to Reddit and the ongoing stock market play that has broken into a cultural phenomenon. Shares of AMC were up nearly 300% as Redditors targeted it as an underperforming stock sold short. AMC has been able to turn things around and 2021 looks very promising. Let’s hope the public health crisis starts to fade in the coming months.
The Croods: A New Age stayed in second place at the box office this weekend after bringing in $ 1.8 million. To date, the family animated movie has made $ 143.4 million worldwide since it hit theaters 10 weeks ago. Wonder Woman 1984, which has stopped streaming on HBO Max since last Sunday, stayed at number three this week with $ 1.3 million. The sequel has made $ 150.5 million since opening in theaters on Christmas Day. The sniper fell from number one to number four this week after earning $ 1.2 million.
Monster Hunter fell from number four to number five this week after earning $ 740K. The film, which is based on the video game franchise of the same name, is not a hit with critics and viewers alike. Tom Hanks’ News of the world continues to receive critical acclaim from critics and viewers. It took sixth place this weekend after earning $ 540K. Promising young woman took seventh place this weekend after bringing in $ 260K. The film has been getting extra attention lately after star Carey Mulligan thanked Variety for apologizing for their original review, insinuating that the actress didn’t look good to star in the movie.
Fatal took eighth place this weekend after earning $ 220K. Robert De Niro’s The war with grandpa took ninth place with $ 147K. The comedy has been in theaters for 17 weeks and has earned nearly $ 35 million worldwide. Finally, Gravitas Ventures’ Our friend took tenth place with $ 135K. The movie stars Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson and Casey Affleck. You can check out the rest of this weekend’s cash register at the Numbers.
- Theater cash register
- 1. The little things – $ 4.8 million
- 2. The Croods: A New Age – $ 1.8 million
- 3. Wonder Woman 1984 – $ 1.3 million
- 4. The sniper – $ 1.2 million
- 5. Monster Hunter – $ 740,000
- 6. News of the world – $ 540,000
- 7. Promising young woman – $ 260,000
- 8. Fatal – $ 220,000
- 9. The war with grandpa – $ 147,000
- 10. Our friend – $ 135,000