‘Croods 2’ Leads the Box Office, Again, on the Lowest-Grossing Weekend of 2021
This weekend’s 30-percent drop, creating a new box-office low for 2021, isn’t entirely surprising.
“Nomadland” is the only new wide-release title and last week was boosted by two holidays.
The devastating winter weather in Texas also caused some theater closures.
Our weekend estimate is around $8.5 million ($7.3 million in the top 10); last year, the total was $107 million.The news isn’t all bad, if you’re Universal; “The Croods: A New Age” is again at #1, is in its 13th week and its $1.7 million gross pushes it to over $50 million domestic total.
That makes it the second film to reach that number since a significant number of theaters reopened in September.
More impressively, it’s also been available at home on Premium VOD for more than eight weeks.
“Tenet” is the top grossing film at $58 million, but it had three months of no PVOD.“Croods” may not top it; Disney’s
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