Free Guy opens higher than expected as The Suicide Squad blows up.
Category: Box Office
The Suicide Squad opened in first place this weekend with a disappointing $26.5 million. The high-budget James Gunn directed standalone sequel to 2016’s Suicide Squad came in way below trade expectations which had the film coming in at over $30m.
Disney’s Jungle Cruise toppled competitors on it’s way to opening above trade expectations. The trades put it at around $25m to $30m but it easily topped that range for a opening of $34m.
Most people expected this weekend to be won by Snake Eyes, which is essentially a reboot of the G.I. Joe franchise, but Shyamalan’s Old...
The domestic box office took another big step in its road to recovery this weekend with the blockbuster first place debut of Universal’s F9. The latest installment of the Vin Diesel-led The Fast and The Furious franchise easily delivered the largest opening weekend since the pandemic.
After a strong run for the box office, things have started to slow down again. After the poor performances of In The Heights and...
With pre-release predictions placing the debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s stage-to-screen adaptation at around $20 million, In the Heights fell well short of expectations, pulling...
Warner Bros. The Conjuring 3 pulled off an upset win at the box office this weekend with an estimated first place debut of $24 million. Heading into the weekend, The Conjuring 3 had been very much expected to open in a fairly close second place behind last weekend’s winner Paramount’s A Quiet Place Part 2, but eventually the two films ended up switching places this weekend.
This weekend the domestic box office took a major step on the road to recovery thanks to the one-two punch of Paramount’s A Quiet Place Part II and Disney’s Cruella. In what was easily the biggest overall weekend at the domestic box office since early March of 2020, Cruella and especially A Quiet Place Part 2 both exceeded their already relatively lofty expectations heading into the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Presently, on account of Spiral’s generally $4.6 million this weekend, which was adequate to hold the best position in North America, the arrangement just outperformed the $1 billion imprint in worldwide revenue. In any case, the greatest story of the weekend came from abroad, where Universal’s most recent Fast and the Furious entry, F9, rounded $162 million up its fuel-infused bow.