Walt Disney Animation’s original musical animation adventure Charm He led the post-Thanksgiving session at the box office, which is always a quiet weekend after the holiday. This year has been more complicated by the ongoing pandemic and concerns about the new omicron variant.
Charm, featuring original songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, grossed $12.7 million from 3,980 theaters in its second weekend for a total of $58 million domestic and $58.1 million overseas—where omicron is a bigger concern—for $116.1 million globally. The PIC set records in parts of Latin America, earning $5.9 million in Colombia, the film’s number one foreign market after France ($6.5 million).
Sony Ghostbusters: The Afterlife It closely followed at number two with an estimated $10.2 million from 4,059 locations as the century mark jumped to a domestic rally of $102.2 million as of Sunday. Internationally, the family-friendly movie grossed another $13.1 million from 53 markets for $42.9 million and $145.1 million globally. On Sunday, Sony also celebrated huge pre-sale numbers for its upcoming Spider-Man: Far From HomeWhich will be released in mid-December.
Ridley Scott Gucci House It cemented its strong position in the year-end box office and awards lineup with $6.8 million from 3,477 cinemas in its second weekend versus $33.6 million domestically for MGM and United Artists Releasing. Adult drama starring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, and Al Pacino.
overseas, Gucci House It raised another $14.8 million from 60 markets for a foreign proceeds of $33.6 million and $67.2 million globally. The United Kingdom leads with $7 million.
Although there are no new extensive studio releases, the Fathom special event showcases the religion Christmas with the Chosen One: The Apostles He did record work, grossing an estimated $9 million in its early days from 1,642 theaters, including $4.1 for the weekend to finish fourth (the film opened on Wednesday). Fathom says the biggest opening in the company’s history.
the chosen, on the birth of Jesus, did particularly well in Heart of America.
Marvel and Disney eternity It ranked fifth in its fifth weekend with $3.9 million from 3,980 theaters with a domestic count of $156.5 million and $227.6 million overseas for a worldwide total of close to $400 million ($384.3 million).
Sony Screen Gems Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City Earned $2.7 million from 2,803 sites in its second weekend for a total of $13.2 million domestically and $24.3 million globally. The reboot fell to #6.
Warner Bros. Biographical drama and the expected awards King Richard It faltered further to rank ninth in its third outing with $1.2 million from 2,654 theaters with a domestic gross of $13.4 million. The main caveat: King Richard Available at home via HBO Max.
At the box office specialty, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice pizzaPlayed exclusively by MGM and United Artists in four theaters in New York and Los Angeles, she did an impressive sophomore outing with an average of $56,000 per theater. During Thanksgiving, the film scored the best pandemic-era average of $84,000.
It won the Gotham Award for Best International Film and the New York Film Critics Circle for Best Film and Side Show and Janus Films driving my car He made an estimated $27,300 in his second weekend with an average of $6,825.
Marking the relaunch of New York and Los Angeles independent films, Neon has opened an animated documentary run away in four theaters averaging $6,258 per location. The film won top honors at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
In Los Angeles, a polarizing utopia Scary sixty from the first Exclusively opened in 35mm at Los Feliz 3 American Cinematheque, totaling $8,108 from 10 p.m. showtimes.
Focus features have taken a broader approach with Wolf, which debuted to $80,000 from 308 sites at an average of $261 per theater.
IFC Films’ Paul Verhoeven’s Benedita In 202 theaters across the country. The film, which placed last week in the National Board of Review’s list of the Top 5 Foreign Language Films, posted an average of $719 per site.
Elsewhere, Sony has reported selling sneak shows to director Denzel Washington Jordan MagazineStarring Michael B Jordan and Shanti Adams. The movie officially opens in cinemas on December 25.
December 5, 9:30 a.m. Updated with revised figures for Christmas with the Chosen One: The Apostle.