‘Tenet’ Slows to $6.7 Million at U.S. Box Office as Theater Reopenings Taper Off
Warner Bros.’ “Tenet” has crossed the $200 million mark at the global box office, but grosses in the U.S.
are beginning to taper off as the wave of reopenings has started to subside.The Christopher Nolan film has added $6.7 million from 2,910 screens this weekend, serving as a 29% drop from the film’s $9 million Friday-to Sunday total last weekend.
Though Warner Bros.
reported an estimated $20 million opening over the extended Labor Day weekend, that number was also inflated by several days worth of preview screenings at select locations.
Currently, the film’s domestic total sits at just under $30 million.The numbers come as Warner Bros.
and Sony are taking heat from rival distributors for not providing daily box office numbers on “Tenet” and the newly-released romantic comedy “The Broken Hearts Gallery,” data which is crucial to both box office reporting and to distributors trying to gauge the health of the theatrical market for their own releases.
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