With little to no real competition, it’s not a surprise that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever held on to first place at the box office. The film grossed an estimated $67.3 million, a 62.9% drop from the previous weekend. While that might seem like a lot, it’s in line with second weekend drops for blockbusters. The film has now grossed just under $288 million domestically after two weeks. Over the week, the film grossed $108.3 million internationally to bring that to $258.3 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $546.3 million after two weeks. That puts the film at #8 for worldwide gross in 2022 and #7 for domestic gross.
In second place was The Menu which opened with an estimated $9 million. Internationally, it had a side dish of $6.2 million for an opening weekend total of $15.2 million.
The Chosen Season 3: Episode 1 & 2 opened in third with $8.2 million. No international total has been reported.
Black Adam slipped to fourth place with an estimated $4.5 million to bring its domestic total up to just under $157 million. Over the week, the film added about $8.1 million internationally to bring that to $209.2 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $366.2 million. That’s a bit more than Shazam!‘s entire run and Black Adam has only been open for a month.
Rounding out the top five was Ticket to Paradise with an estimated $3.2 million. Domestically, the film has grossed $61.6 million. Over the week, the film added about $3.5 million to its international total to bring that to just under $97 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $158.5 million.
In comic film news…
DC League of Super-Pets is now in its sixth week on HBO looks steady and hasn’t gained anything noticeable. It stands at about $93.6 million domestically. Internationally, the film stands at $110.2 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed a little over $203.8 million.
Thor: Love and Thunder looks the same as last week. The film has grossed $343.3 million domestically. Internationally it’s at $417.7 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $760.9 million.
The week’s overall box office success…
Numbers have 47 films earning $100,611,836 from 26,862 theaters. That’s a drop of over 50% from last weekend’s $209,338,541 from 27,648 theaters and 46 films. The average earning was $3,745.51 this past weekend, about half from last weekend’s $7,571.56.