Box Office: ‘The Croods 2’ Tops ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’
DreamWorks Animation’s “The Croods: A New Age” tops the anemic household Box office, Grossing just over $ 2 million in its twelfth week of release. The family film has grossed nearly $ 49 million since last fall. It grossed $ 2.7 million on a presidential day weekend and is playing in 1,890 theaters.
This modest figure was enough to prevent a fresh new release, “Judah and the Black Messiah. Black Panther leader Fred Hampton reviewed the galvanic look and grossed $ 2 million from 1,888 locations. It is projected to gross $ 2.4 million and should finish the weekend in second or third place. Following in the footsteps of “Wonder Woman 1984” and “The Little Things”, a thriller with Denver Washington, Warner Bros. releases are also debuting simultaneously on HBO Max. “Judah and the Black Messiah” is Is expected to be a major award season player – It is attracting Oscar attention to stars Daniel Kaluya, Dominic Fischbach and Lakith Stanfield, as well as director and co-writer Shaka King. If this is the best picture, “Judas and the Black Messiah” would make history as the first film with an all black production team to receive the top nomination. The studio is also pleased with the film’s A Cinemascour and the positive social media chatter surrounding the picture, believing that “Judas and the Black Messiah” may enjoy some box office longevity despite a slow start.
More than variety
“The Little Things”, now in its third week of release, grossed $ 2 million. It would end the holiday with another $ 2.4 million in the bank, meaning it would fight for second or third place with “Judas and the Black Messiah”. The thriller, which also stars Jared Leto and Rami Malek, grossed $ 10.6 million during its three-week theatrical release. “Wonder Woman 1984” garnered $ 1.1 million, which should be enough to occupy the fourth or fifth position on the chart. The sequel to Superhero has grossed $ 41.8 million in theaters and on HBO Max over Christmas.
“The Markmen” of Open Road crossed the top five with a gross of $ 1.1 million. It is expected to gross $ 1.3 million on the President’s Day holiday and has grossed $ 10.6 million in five weeks of release.
These have been brutalized by the short-term gross box office coronovirus epidemic and subsequent cinematographic closures in New York and Los Angeles. Box office was also negative Affected by winter storms, Which swept across the Midwest and is moving northeast. Recent cinema reopens in the likes of Chicago and Portland have seen some changes in the weather.
There were several major new releases entering the market. Focus features “land,” which marks Start direction Robin Wright’s grossed $ 940,000 from 1,231 theaters in its opening weekend. It is expected to gross $ 1.1 million over a four-day holiday. The play focuses on recovering from the experience of a woman’s death. It debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival with solid reviews.
STX’s “The Mauritanian” is a fact-based legal drama that ranged from $ 245 Venue to $ 144,000 this weekend. Gross earnings of $ 170,000 are expected for the four-day holiday weekend. The film stars Tarar Rahim and Jodi Foster and tells the story of a man who was detained and imprisoned without a crime in Guantanamo.
And Bleecker Street’s “The World to Come” is a period drama about two women (Vanessa Kirby and Catherine Waterston) who romantically joined the 19th-century American East Coast Frontier, premiering $ 42,552 Happened in It is expected to fetch an estimated $ 48,935 during the holiday.
There are not many optimistic signs for movie theaters that have ended nearly a year of lost business. Sadly, help will not be in the way. Most of the big blockbusters opening during the first six months of the year – a group consisting of “No Time to Die,” “F9” and “Black Widow” – Transferred their release or Is expected to be delayed. A dramatic revival will not take place in the United States until a large part of the country is vaccinated and theaters can be reopened in major cities.