It was not a great weekend at the box office despite some new releases. As Box Office Mojo notes, this is the 11th in a row under $100 million and the seventh in a row under $65 million. It’s a bad stretch, like the semi-lockdown summer of 2021. But that was good news the smileParamount’s horror film benefited from a very effective marketing campaign.
With only a 22% drop from last weekend, the smile The extras brought in $17.6 million, bringing its domestic total to just under $50 million. Paramount originally wanted this to be a streaming exclusive. Smart choice to move it to the cinema. Hey, they can afford to take a little risk or two to thank you Top Gun: Maverick money
That movie, by the way, is still in the top ten after 20 weeks and has more than $714.6 million in the bank. It is easily the highest-grossing film of 2022, with $1,479,777,366 worldwide. Second movie, Jurassic World Dominionis about $470 million less than Tom Cruise’s hit cruises.
The second debutant is a family film Night, night, nightwith a disappointing $11.5 million from 4,350 theaters. It cost about $50 million to make, and doesn’t have a huge amount of international appeal, so it’s not good news for Shawn Mendes singing or whatever the hell Javier Bardem is doing there. Did someone tell him it was a secret Aronofsky project or something?
But yes, it is still better AmsterdamFamous Crap Bastard David O Russell’s new movie. Despite a huge all-star cast – Margot Robbie! Christian Bale! John David Washington! Taylor Swift! Rami Malik! – It barely finished third with $6.5 million from 3,005 theaters. The budget was about 80 million dollars. Yes. I’d like to say that this is the result of a disappointing total of people saying no to Russell, but I think it’s just a lack of interest in the plot and a quick review. painful
Number nine is the horror sequence Terrible 2 with $825,000 from 886 theaters. It was a good week with strong reviews for the limited release. The triangle of sadnessThis year’s Palme d’O winner brought in $210,074 from ten theaters, while string, Cate Blanchett’s critically acclaimed drama, grossed $160,000 from just four locations! There are some areas where amazing reviews and killer word of mouth can still make an impact.
This next week sees the release of Claire Danes’ romantic drama night starhistorical drama up toand terrible sequels Halloween is over.
You can check the rest of the weekend box office here.