With ‘Hocus Pocus’ Right Behind ‘Tenet,’ It’s Another Weird Box-Office Weekend
As Regal Theaters in the U.S.
parent Cineworld weigh closing their cinemas, this weekend’s box office offered little encouragement as this weekend’s top 10 came to about $8.2 million, and could be $10 million-$11 million for all films.
That’s down from $9.6 million for last weekend’s top 10, which saw about $12 million overall.
By comparison: This weekend in 2019, with the opening of “Joker,” brought in $150 million overall.“Tenet,” by far the biggest contributor to domestic returns since it opened a month ago ,held well again, down 21 percent with $2.7 million.
It has reached $45.1 million domestic so far, for $307 million worldwide.The only country that is not reliant on “Tenet” is China, where local titles have driven the grossed to over $1 billion in the last six weeks.
This weekend (a holiday there) showed two titles both gross over $150 million with “My People My Homeland” and the animated “Jiang Ziya.
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