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.
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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.
An imaginative retelling of a classic story with just enough twist and revelation to add authenticity to an origin telling. Cruella is a tonic served with dark humor and outrageous fashion against a backdrop of seventies punk rock and revolution. If you go into it with the right expectations, then this film is bloody brilliant. It really delivers what it promises to be; wildly entertaining.
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.