‘Bullet Train’ Right On Track With 30.1 Million, ‘Easter Sunday’ Needing Prayers At 5.25 Million

The unofficial final weekend of the summer box office came in with a total of 91.5 million, 6.2 million below last weekend, making it the weakest since May.

The bad news is that this will likely be the best weekend until mid-to-late October.

While the next few months may have a couple sleeper hits, the slate for the remainder of August and September is the weakest since early Spring 2021, before the semi-post-Covid “reopening” in the summer.

The strength of the holdovers should keep the overall box office at decent levels for a few more weeks, but we may soon see the lowest overall weekend numbers since before Summer 2021.For now, though, the box office engines are still chugging, and around one-third of the weekend’s overall gross came from Sony’s Bullet Train, which is the season’s last big film.

The Brad Pitt starring action-thriller opened to 30.1 million from 4,357 theaters, right on track with expectations.

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