Shuri becomes a new generation of Black Panther
Last week, the Northern America movie market was relatively less hot, with ‘Black Panther : Wakanda Forever’ roughly reporting $67.3 million at the box office to reach a second consecutive championship, the new movie ‘The Menu’ ranking second with $9 million at the box office, and the Christian TV series ‘The Chosen’ The third season of the Christian TV series ‘The Chosen’ ranked third in theatrical release.
Northern America grossed just over 100 million last weekend and is expected to revitalize again only when ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ opens in theaters on December 16. (Source of data for this article: boxofficemojo)
‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ fell 63% at the box office next weekend, slightly better than ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ 67% and ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ 68%.
The second weekend’s $67.3 million was the best performance for a superhero movie since ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ had $84 million the next weekend, higher than ‘The Batman’ with $66 million and ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ with $61 million. ‘The Batman’ with $66 million and ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ with $61 million.
In the 2022 Northern America film market, the next weekend’s best performer was still ‘Top Gun: Maverick’, which took in $90 million in its second weekend at the box office.
If you compare the performance of ‘Black Panther’, the range of ‘Black Panther : Wakanda Forever’ is much worse.’ Black Panther’ grossed a whopping $110 million in its second weekend in 2018 , the fourth-best second weekend performance ever.
Currently, ‘Black Panther : Wakanda Forever’ has grossed $288 million in Northern America and $546.3 million worldwide.
The media expects that with good performance it could potentially approach $1 billion at the box office.
The thriller ‘The Menu’ took second place at the box office with $9 million in its opening weekend. The film follows a young couple who go to a fancy restaurant on a remote island where the chef prepares a lavish menu with some shocking surprises.
The film has a freshness of 90% on Rotten Tomatoes and a popcorn index of 79%. The evaluation is OK. ‘The Menu’ currently grossed $15.2 million at the global box office. Considering that the film cost as much as $30 million, the pressure to make it back is quite high.
The third entry was a U.S. drama about the biblical story of ‘The Chosen’ that tried to open in theaters for the first two episodes of its third season and took in $8.21 million, leaving behind both ‘Black Adam’ and ‘Ticket To Paradise’, which are in their fifth week of release.
‘Black Adam’ ranked fourth with $4.48 million, Northern America accumulated $156 million and $366 million worldwide.
‘Ticket To Paradise’ ranked fifth with $3.2 million, Northern America accumulated $61.55 million and $158 million worldwide.
Another new film, ‘She Said’, will be released in 2022 theaters, with a $2.25 million opening and ranking sixth. The film that focuses on awards season tells the true story behind the Weinstein sex scandal, with an 88% freshness on Rotten Tomatoes and a popcorn index of 86. %, CinemaScore A.
This week’s new films
‘Bones & All’
Directed by Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Taylor Russell
Plot: The story of Maren Yearly, a heroine who sets out on a journey across the country to find the father she has never met and to figure out why she has the urge to kill and eat the people who love her.
Faced with a world where cannibals, potential enemies and possible love exist just like her, she realizes that she is not only searching for her father, but also for the true meaning of self.
Directed by Don Hall Qui Nguyen
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid, Lucy Liu
Plot: The story follows the Clade family, a legendary explorer clan, deep into an unknown land with treacherous terrain and fantastical creatures, but the differences between the family gradually threaten the expedition.