It seems like kids’ films are a hit during the pandemic as Tom and Jerry took the top of the weekend box office with an impressive $13.7 million. The film also earned an estimated $25.1 million internationally giving the film a weekend opening of $38.8 million.
The number is impressive as it also debuted on HBO Max part of Warner Bros.’ dual release strategy. With that number, the strategy would seem to be a smart one and vindicating the decision by the movie studio.
In second place was The Croods: A New Age which has been a success story in these strange times. The film dipped to second place with an estimated $1.2 million. Domestically, the movie has grossed $52.4 million. The film earned around $500,000 over the week to bring its international earnings to $103.7 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $156.1 million.
The Little Things came in third place earning an estimated $925,000 to bring its domestic total to $12.9 million. Internationally, the film earned about $1.9 million over the week to bring that total to $10.3 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $23.2 million after 4 weeks.
Wonder Woman 1984 continues to bring in dollars after ten weeks coming in fourth place. The film earned an estimated $710,000 to bring its domestic total to $43.6 million. The film added about $600,000 to its international grosses to bring that total to $117.4 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $161 million.
Rounding out the top five was The Marksman which earned an estimated $700,000. Domestically, the film has now earned $12.3 million. Internationally, the film added about $200,00 to its total for the week to bring that total to $3.9 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $16.3 million.
Initial numbers have 20 films earning $19,952,704 from 18,222 theaters over the weekend. That’s a vast improvement from the previous weekend’s $8,125,181 from 35 films and 17,792 theaters. The average improved to $1,094.98 per-theater versus the previous weekend’s $456.68.