“Batman” continued this weekend at the top of the North American box officeas it began to gain traction abroad, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported on Sunday.
According to provisional data from the specialized firm, the New version of the ‘Batman’ raised about 36.8 million dollars between Friday and Sunday in theaters in the United States and Canada.
Warner Bros.’ dark and gritty superhero movie starring Robert Pattinson broke the $300 million mark in North America in just three weeks of theatrical release and nearly doubled that figure overseas. with 598 million dollars.
In second place in the ranking was another dark film, the fantasy animation “Jujutsu Kaisen 0”from Crunchyroll/Funimation (95% owned by Sony Pictures), which tells the story of a young student who becomes a sorcerer and battles a cursed spirit.
This feature film grossed $17.7 million. in North American theaters, which David A. Gross of Franchise Entertainment Research called “an excellent opening” for an anime.
ANDThird place went to “Uncharted: Off the Map”, also from Sony, with 8 million dollars raised. In this film Tom Holland plays a treasure hunter in the style of Indiana Jones.
In fourth place, another premiere was placed, by the independent studio A24titled simply “X”, with $4.4 million.
According to Gross, this horror production, which has enjoyed good reviewsit should “should quickly recoup its costs and make a few million dollars.”
It was followed, in fifth place, by the comedy “Dog”, from Metro Goldwyn, starring Channing Tatum, which grossed $4.1 million over the weekend.
The remaining five on the list of 10 highest-grossing films were:
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” ($3.2 million)
“Death on the Nile” ($1.7 million)
“The Outfit” ($1.5 million)
“The Kashmir Files” ($1.5 million)
“Sing 2” ($1.5 million)