There was a new #1 in the box office this weekend with the opening of The Lost City, romantic comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum which helped the box office bring in $82.1M.
The Lost City opened at $31M. The comedy is about a romantic novelist Loretta Sage (Bullock) who has been kidnapped by a crazed billionaire (Daniel Radcliffe) because he believes Sage is the only person who can help him find hidden treasure. Sage’s book cover model (Tatum) comes to the rescue. They must navigate through the lost city in order to get out of the jungle safely. Due to the pandemic, women and adults were questionable about returning to theaters but 56% of The Lost City’s audience were women and 47% were adults 35+.
In its fourth week of release, The Batman finished in second place this weekend grossing $20.5M. The caped crusader has now reached $331.9M gross total.
Indian war epic RRR opened at $9.5M over the weekend. The film, whose title stands for ‘Roudram Ranam Rudhiram’ was shown in 1,200 theaters nationwide and was about two revolutionaries in the 1920s and the journey they go on before they began fighting for their country.
Uncharted continues to bring in audiences with only a -36.1% drop during its sixth weekend in theaters. It grossed $5M, its total gross is now $133.6M.
Anime adventure film Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie stays in the top five grossing $4.6M. Its domestic gross total is now $27.7M.
Though Spider-Man: No Way Home finished in eighth place this weekend grossing $2M, it continues to break records over three months after its release. No Way Homehas officially brought in over $800M in the box office ($800.5M to be exact), which makes it the third movie of all time to reach this milestone. The only other movies that have accomplished this are Avengers: Endgame and Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.
Next weekend brings the long awaited Morbius. The anti-hero film is the first time the character of Morbius will be portrayed on-screen. The story follows a biochemist, played by Jared Leto, who attempts to cure himself of a blood disease, but instead accidentally poisons himself with vampirism.