The Super Mario Bros. Movie was the weekend box office again, with a slight drop of 40.6% from the previous weekend. The film added $87 million to its domestic total to bring it to $347.8 million. Internationally, the film nearly doubled its first week gross over the week adding $157.1 million to bring that total to $330.1 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed just under $678 million. It’s now the highest grossing film domestically and internationally that was released in 2023.
In second place was The Pope’s Exorcist which debuted with $9.2 million. Internationally, the film did much better grossing $27.4 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $36.6 million.
John Wick: Chapter 4 slipped one spot to third grossing $7.9 million and bringing its domestic total to $160.1 million. Last week the international total didn’t change as of reporting but since our last reported amount, it’s gone up $67.6 million to $189.6 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $349.7 million.
Debuting in fourth place was Renfield with $7.8 million. The film also grossed $2.3 million internationally for a worldwide debut of $10 million. The film was based on an idea of Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead who was also a producer.
Rounding out the top five was Air which added $7.7 million to its domestic total to lift that to $33.3 million. Internationally, the film has grossed $20.8 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $54.1 million.
In comic film news…
Shazam! Fury of the Gods added $600,000 over the week. Domestically, the film has grossed $57.2 million. Over the week, the film internationally grossed about $8.2 million to bring that to $74.6 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $131.8 million.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania added $44,000 over the weekend to bring the domestic total to $212.9 million. Internationally, the movie grossed $400,000 over the week to bring that to $261.3 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $474.3 million.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba – To the Swordsmith Village looks like it still has earned $10.1 million domestically. Internationally, the film remained about the same at $46 million and $56.1 million worldwide.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond looks like it didn’t make any gains and the domestic total is steady at $1.6 million. Internationally, it looks like it remained at a little over $10 million. The worldwide total is a bit over $11.6 million.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever looks like it held steady at $453.8 million domestically. Internationally, the film looks like it gained a little and is about $405.3 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed over $859.1 million.
The week’s overall box office success…
Numbers have 67 films earning $148,441,498 from 35,036 theaters. That’s a decrease from last weekend’s $205,098,102 from 31,597 theaters and 66 films. But, it’s still a solid weekend box office. The average earning was $4,237 this past weekend, a decrease from the previous weekend’s $6,491.06.