‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Tops An Uneventful Father’s Day Weekend

The box office has been in a strange in-between zone, no longer in the doldrums of the pandemic but not quite back to normal either.

After Memorial Day weekend seemed to bring back America’s movie mania — thanks to the openings of A Quiet Place Part II and Cruella — things have stalled a bit since then, especially with the twin disappointments last weekend (In The Heights and Peter Rabbit 2).

This weekend feels like something of a placeholder while Hollywood eagerly awaits F9, which has already brought in $292.1 million internationally, to kick off a season of blockbusters.

Despite being a relatively uneventful Father’s Day weekend at the box office, the one big newcomer, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, has held down the fort quite well.The sequel to 2017’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard (both directed by Patrick Hughes) sees Samuel L.

Jackson, Salma Hayek, and Ryan Reynolds return as the Hitman,

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