Without major competition, it’s not surprising that Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was at the top of the box office for the third weekend. The film dropped just 37.5% from the previous weekend earning an estimated $21.7 million. That brings the domestic total to $176.9 million, one of the best of the year so far and will likely become the top film this week.
The movie is also continuing to perform strong at the international box office. Over the week it earned about $31.7 million to bring that total to $143.7 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $320.6 million placing it in sixth place so far this year.
In second place was Free Guy which continues a strong showing. In its sixth week, the film grossed an estimated $5.2 million to bring its domestic total to $108.6 million. Over the week, the film grossed about $15 million at the international box office to bring that to $189.7 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $298.3 million so far.
In third place was the new film Cry Macho. It earned an estimated $4.5 million in its first week. Internationally, it grossed $350,000. Worldwide, that brings Clint Eastwood’s latest to $4.9 million.
Candyman held on to fourth place earning an estimated $3.5 million Domestically, the film has grossed $53.2 million. Over the week, the film added about $2.3 million to its international total. That now stands at $13.5 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $66.7 million.
Rounding out the top five was Malignant which continues to tumble dropping 50.7% from the previous week. The film grossed an estimated $2.7 million bringing its domestic total to $9.8 million. It has done a bit better internationally where it added about $5.3 million to bring that to $14.8 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $24.6 million.
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Black Widow came in at #14 with an estimated $181,000. Domestically, the film has grossed $183.4 million. The international total has moved adding about $4.8 million over the week where it now stands at $194.5 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $377.9 million.
Old was #15 with an estimated $160,000. Domestically, the film has grossed just under $48 million. Internationally, the film added about $1,500,000 to its total over the week to bring that to $41.4 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $89.4 million.
The Suicide Squad didn’t show up on the weekend chart but the film looks like it made about $500,000 over the week. Domestically, the film has grossed $55.4 million. The film held steady with its international gross of $110 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $165.4 million.
Initial numbers have 52 films earning $47,691,306 from 33,155 theaters. That’s around 25% less than last weekend’s 45 films which earned $61,321,811 from 31,299 theaters. The average earning was $1,438.44 this past weekend, about 50% less than the previous weekend’s $1,959.23.