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The Bad Guys Take the weekend box office as The Secrets of Dumbledore Tumbles

The Bad Guys

The Bad Guys opened up in first place this past weekend earning an estimated $24 million. Internationally, the film has earned $63.1 million for a worldwide total of $87.1 million. Family films have had long legs this year and it’ll be interesting to see how well this one does as time goes on.

In second place was Sonic the Hedgehog 2. The film held on to the spot and with estimated $15.2 million. Its domestic total so far is $145.8 million. Internationally, the film has kept up the pace and added $29.8 million over the week to lift that total to $142 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $287.8 million. The original film earned just under $149 million domestically, $170.7 million internationally for a worldwide total of $319.7 million. Also impacted by COVID, Paramount is likely happy to see how the sequel is doing.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore tumbled from last week’s first place. The film earned an estimated $14 million, dropping 66.8%. Domestically, the film has earned $67.1 million after two weeks. Internationally, the film is doing better. Over the week, it earned $68.2 million to bring that total to $213.2 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $280.3 million.

The Northman debuted in fourth place with an estimated $12 million. Internationally, the film earned a similar total with $11.5 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $23.5 million.

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is another debut, taking fifth place. Domestically the film earned $7.2 million and internationally $2.4 million. That brings a worldwide total of $9.6 million.

In comic film news…

Morbius continues to tank dropping another 52.4%. It grossed $2.3 million to bring its domestic total to $69.2 million. Internationally, the film earned about $6.1 million over the week to bring that to $87.4 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $156.6 million.

The Batman debuted on HBO Max this past week. The film earned $1.5 million over the weekend to bring that film’s domestic total to $367.7 million. Over the week, the movie earned about $500,000 internationally to bring that total to $386.6 million. The film currently stands at $754.3 million. It’ll be interesting to see how much more it can earn with its streaming release.

Spider-Man: No Way Home is winding down its release and earned $85,000 over the weekend. The film now stands at $804.4 million. The international total hasn’t moved and remains at $1.088 billion. Worldwide, the film has grossed $1.892 billion.

Initial numbers have 42 films earning $93,333,648 from 34,282 theaters. That’s a slight decrease from last weekend’s 39 films which earned $106,816,331 from 29,728 theaters theaters. The average earning was $2,722.53 this past weekend, a decrease from the previous weekend’s $3,593.12.

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