Northern America’s summer season is coming to an end and the market is quite sluggish. Last weekend’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ director George Miller’s new film ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ failed miserably at the box office, the film opened to only $2.87 million, ranking seventh. The winner was a horror film called ‘The Invitation’, which also opened with only $7 million at the box office.
Although there were several massive releases last weekend, the market as a whole only produced $52.1 million at the box office, the third lowest performance of the year and only slightly better than the first two weeks of January.
Last weekend, no film exceeded $10 million at the weekend box office, the first time since May of this year.
‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ is a magical romance set in Istanbul, Turkey and revolves around a scholar (Tilda Swinton) and a genie (Idris Elba) who helps the former grant three wishes in exchange for her freedom, and this encounter in a This encounter in a hotel room leads to unexpected consequences.
Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton starred in the film’s Rotten Tomatoes fresh rating of 71%, 74% popcorn index, IMDb rating of 6.8, the overall evaluation is okay.
Unfortunately, the film’s market performance is quite bad, is the worst opening performance of this year’s big investment films. The film investment is up to $ 60 million, the distribution company United States will face a huge deficit.
Last week’s winner, ‘The Invitation’, is about a girl who is courted by a handsome man, and on her wedding day she discovers that the groom has gotten her into a gothic conspiracy.
‘The Invitation’ Rotten Tomatoes freshness of only 26%, popcorn index 54%, IMDb rating 5.4, typical of bad movies.
With other contenders performing worse, this ‘F9: The Fast Saga’ starring actress Nathalie Emmanuel would have won for $7 million and has now accumulated $8.6 million worldwide.
The last film with such a low opening to win at the box office dates back to ‘Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star’, which was released on September 3, 2003 and won the weekend with a mere $6.66 million.
Last weekend’s runner-up was Brad Pitt starring in ‘Bullet Train’, which took in $5.6 million in its fourth weekend and accumulated $78.2 million at the Northern America box office and $173 million worldwide.
Beast’, also starring Idris Elba, took in $4.9 million in its second weekend, placing it third on the chart. The film accumulated $20.09 million at the Northern America box office and $36.19 million worldwide.
Top Gun: Maverick’, which is already online digitally, took in $4.75 million in its fourteenth weekend, ranking fourth on the charts. The film has accumulated $691 million at the Northern America box office and $1.422 billion worldwide.
Last weekend’s winner ‘Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero’ plunged 78.4% in its second weekend, finishing fifth at the box office with $4.56 million.
This Japanese animated film is a fan model, the first weekend for the audience focus on “placement”, so the opening box office high.
The film has accumulated $30.76 million at the Northern America box office, surpassing ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ in Northern America’s $30.71 million final score, and is currently the fifth highest-grossing Japanese animated film in the Northern America market.
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero’ has accumulated $68.7 million at the global box office and will be released in Germany, Spain, Korea, Italy and France next.
Other film achievements: ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Northern America accumulated $354 million at the box office and $868 million worldwide.
‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ has grossed $336 million in Northern America and $746 million worldwide.
‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ Northern America accumulated $81.88 million at the box office and $106 million worldwide, and is expected to be introduced to mainland China.
This week’s new films
‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ extended version re-release
‘Jaws’ IMAX re-release
New film ‘Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul’
Directed by Adamma Ebo
Starring: Regina Hall, Sterling K. Brown
Plot: In the wake of a huge scandal, Trinitie Childs, the first lady of a Southern Baptist Mega church, tries to help her pastor husband, Lee-Curtis Childs, regroup their congregation.