It’s a close call for first place, but it looks like Gran Turismo took the top of the box office with a $17.3 million debut. That’s just a hair more than the second place Barbie. Internationally, the film grossed $36.5 million for a worldwide debut of $53.8 million.
Barbie is a close second place with $17.1 million to bring its domestic total to $594.8 million. Over the week, it added $33.6 million internationally to bring that to $745.5 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $1.340 billion. It’s now the top film domestically for 2023 but is about $19 million behind The Super Mario Bros. Movie to take the top spot worldwide.
Blue Beetle dropped from first to third with a respectable 49% drop. It grossed an estimated $12.8 million to lift its domestic total to $46.3 million. Over the week, it grossed $17.5 million to bring its international total to $35.5 million. Worldwide, the movie has grossed $81.8 million.
Oppenheimer slipped one spot to fourth with $9 million and its domestic total is now $300 million. Internationally, the movie added $44.6 million to its total which is now $477.2 million. Worldwide, the movie has grossed $777.2 million.
Rounding out the top five was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem which grossed $6.1 million to bring its domestic total to $98.1 million. Internationally, the film added $6.7 million over the week to bring that to $37 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $135.1 million.
In comic film news…
Shortcomings, based on the graphic novel by Adrian Tomine grossed $7,208 domestically to bring its total to $653,313.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse remained at just under $381 million domestically. Internationally, the film gained about $1 million to bring that to $306.9 million. Worldwide, the move has grossed $687.9 million.
The week’s overall box office success…
Numbers have 66 films earning $90,836,303 from 41,969 theaters. That’s about last weekend’s $96,960,958 from 35,163 theaters and 57 films. The average earning was $2,164.37 this past weekend, a drop from the previous weekend’s $2,757.47.