“Eternals” premiered at a box office of US$71 million in North America, which was lower than the expected US$75 million.
The film’s world premiere box office was US$161.7 million, and it was the second largest box office in the world during the epidemic (“Fast and Furious 9” US$163 million).
“Eternals” has the lowest rating in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with Rotten Tomatoes freshness of 48%. It is the only “green” movie from Marvel.
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The movie was rated B by CinemaScore viewers, and the lowest was B+ by “Thor” (2017).
All other Marvel movies are rated A.
As “Eternals” tells about Marvel’s first gay superhero, the film was suspended in some Arab countries.
“Dune” ranked second with a box office of $7.6 million in the third week of its release.
The film’s total box office in North America was 83.9 million U.S. dollars and the global gross box office was 338.4 million U.S. dollars.
“007: No Time to Die” ranked third with $6.18 million, and the North American box office totaled $142.8 million.
The film’s overseas box office broke the 500 million U.S. dollar mark, and the global box office totaled 667.1 million U.S. dollars.
“Venom 2” ranked fourth with a total of US$4.5 million, with a cumulative total of US$197 million in the North American box office and US$424.6 million in the global box office.
The highly anticipated independent film “Spencer” during the awards season was only $2.1 million, ranking eighth.
“Spencer” has a poor box office, but has a good reputation. Its rotten tomatoes are 85% fresh.
Kristen Stewart, who plays Princess Diana in the film, is expected to be nominated for Best Actress Oscar.
“Spencer” premiered and promoted through Topic Studios and public relations company Neon.
And Neon has successfully run the promotion of “Gisaengchung” and helped it win four Oscars.
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New movie this week
“Passing” (Released in the U.S. on November 10)
Director: Rebecca Hall
Screenwriter: Rebecca Hall, Nella Larsen
Starring: Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, Andre Holland, Bill Camp, Gbenga Akinnagbe
The film is based on Nella Larsen’s 1929 novel of the same name.
The novel is set in the Harlem neighborhood of New York in the 1920s. Clare (Ruth Negga) and Irene (Tessa Thompson) are both light-skinned blacks.
Both of them can pretend to be white, but choose to live in two worlds bounded by skin color.
One summer afternoon, two childhood friends met again by chance.
Irene reluctantly allows Clare to visit her house, but Clare pleases Irene’s husband (Andre Holland) and family, and later breaks into her well-connected social circle.
As the lives of the two are more closely intertwined, Irene finds that his once stable life is beginning to be turned upside down by Clare’s appearance.
“Red Notice” (Released in the U.S. on November 12)
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Screenwriter: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, Ritu Arya, Chris Diamantopoulos
Interpol issued a global alert called “Red Notice” to hunt down the world’s most wanted criminal.
A bold robbery has led to one of the top criminal profilers of the FBI (Dwayne Johnson) and two criminals (Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds) competing against each other on the bar.
How things will develop now is hard to say.