On one of the sleepier pandemic weekends, Godzilla vs Kong was easily able to win his third consecutive box office battle after earning $ 7.7 million. But all of that will change this weekend, when New Line’s is highly anticipated Mortal Kombat movie is released on the big screen. To date, Adam Wingard’s monster movie has earned $ 390.2 million worldwide and broke the domestic pandemic record of $ 80.5 million. The previous winner was that of 2020 Tenet, which grossed $ 58.4 million.
As theaters in New York and Los Angeles finally reopen, things have yet to really pick up. People are slowly returning, but the Los Angeles area just took a major blow with the closure of Arclight / Pacific Theaters. LA theaters alone had more than $ 900 million in revenues for 2019, with Arclight / Pacific accounting for 11% of that total, so their closings will be felt.
No one managed to stay at number two this weekend after bringing in $ 2.5 million. The action thriller, starring Bob Odenkirk, is a hit with critics and has earned more than $ 34 million in cinemas worldwide since opening four weeks ago. The Unholy stayed at number three this week with $ 2 million. The supernatural horror film has received mixed reviews from critics and viewers. To date, the film has made nearly $ 10 million worldwide in its three weeks in theaters.
Disney’s Raya and the last dragon remained at number four on the box office charts this weekend after earning $ 1.9 million. The animated family movie has been in cinemas for seven weeks and can also be streamed on Disney + for an additional charge. Tom and Jerry moved up to number five with $ 1 million. The animated film featuring the iconic cat and mouse has made more than $ 105 million worldwide since its debut eight weeks ago. Travelers took sixth place with $ 790K.
In the earth debuted this weekend with $ 506K. The horror film is written and directed by Ben Wheatley and stars Joel Fry, Reece Shearsmith, Hayley Squires, Ellora Torchia, John Hollingworth and Mark Monero. The film has received generally positive reviews from critics. After you slide out of the top ten, The Croods: A New Age took eighth place this weekend after bringing in $ 310K. The animated family movie has grossed more than $ 162.8 million worldwide in its 21 weeks in theaters. Chaos running and The sniper close out the top ten this weekend with $ 215,000 and $ 160,000 respectively. You can check out the rest of this weekend’s register details on The Numbers.
- Theater cash register
- 1. Godzilla to Kong – $ 7.7 million
- 2. No one – $ 2.5 million
- 3. The Unholy – $ 2 million
- 4. Raya and the last dragon – $ 1.9 million
- 5. Tom and Jerry – $ 1 million
- 6. Travelers – $ 790,000
- 7. In the earth – $ 506,000
- 8. The Croods: A New Age – $ 310,000
- 9. Chaos running – $ 215,000
- 10. The sniper – $ 160,000
Topics: Godzilla Vs King Kong, Box Office, Cinemas