Scream VI delivers a knock down punch to Creed III at the weekend box office
It was a new box office champion as Scream VI took the weekend and delivered a franchise best, not accounting for inflation). The film opened with a reported $44.5 million domestically and internationally it grossed $22.6 million. Worldwide, that’s $67.1 million.
The first film opened with $14 million ($26.7 million in 2023) in 1996 and went on to gross $173 million ($329.9 million) worldwide. In 1997, Scream 2 debuted with $32.9 million ($61.3 million) and went on to gross $172.4 million ($321.4 million) worldwide. Scream 3 opened with $34.7 million ($60.3 million) in 2000 and went on to gross $161.8 million ($281.1 million) worldwide. Scream 4 debuted with $18.7 million ($24.9 million) and went on to gross $97.2 million ($129.3 million) worldwide in 2011. Scream (V) opened with $30 million 2022 and went on to gross $137.7 million worldwide.
A seventh film has already been announced.
Creed III, last weekend’s box office champ, was knocked down a spot coming in second. It grossed an estimated $27.2 million to lift its total gross to $101.4 million after two weeks. Internationally, it added $27.2 million over the week to bring that to an even $78 million. The film has grossed $179.4 million after just two weeks.
In third place was another debut, 65. This Adam Driver driven film grossed $12.3 million domestically and $8.5 million internationally for $20.8 million. With heavy competition coming and already here, it’s hard not to see this as a crash and burn.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania continues to spiral dropping to fourth from last weekend’s second place. The film added $7 million domestically to bring its domestic total to just under $198 million. Over the week, it added $16.8 million internationally to bring that to $249.6 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $447.6 million. Is the Marvel juice running out?
Rounding out the top five was Cocaine Bear which added $6.2 million to its total to bring that to $51.7 million. Over the week, it added $3.3 million to its international gross to bring that to a little over $14 million. Worldwide, the film has snorted $65.7 million.
In comic film news…
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba – To the Swordsmith Village looks like it still has earned $10.1 million domestically. Internationally, the film has grossed a little over $6.2 million to bring that to $31.2 million and $41.3 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 gained a little and is now a little over $10 million. The worldwide total is a bit over $11.6 million.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever grossed $4,000 to bring its domestic total to over $453.8 million. Internationally, the film added about $240,000 over the week to bring that to $404.9 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed over $858.8 million.
The week’s overall box office success…
Numbers have 62 films earning $117,266,512 from 35,638 theaters. That’s about last weekend’s $117,318,555 from 36,498 theaters and 72 films. The average earning was $3,290.49 this past weekend, an improvement from the previous weekend’s $3,214.38.