Shyamalan’s ‘Old’ Beats G.I. Joe’s ‘Snake Eyes’ As The Box Office Hits A Speed Bump

As far as brand names go, it looks like G.I.

Joe is no match for M.

Night Shyamalan.

Many were expecting the weekend to be won by Snake Eyes, which is essentially a reboot of the G.I.

Joe series, but Old, the latest from Shyamalan, snuck past it, despite not setting the box office on fire itself.

With big declines from both Black Widow and Space Jam: A New Legacy, this weekend had the lowest overall gross since before F9: The Fast Saga opened a month ago.

It is hard to say whether this is due to a lack of enticing new content to draw people in, renewed fears of Covid due to the Delta variant and rising cases, or many of the top films being available for streaming, and it is likely that all three played some role.Old took home $16.5 million for the weekend from 3,355 theaters.

The film

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