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Box Office Results: The Beekeeper Flies Past Mean Girls to Claim Top Spot

In another quiet weekend, David Ayer’s The Beekeeper kicked Mean Girls out of the top spot in its third weekend, earning $7.4 million (-14%) compared to the latter’s $7.3M (-37%), per Deadline. To date, Beekeeper has collected $42.2M domestically, while Mean Girls sits at $60.8M. Otherwise, the only notable news was the financial bump (or… Read More »

Box Office Results: Wonka Leaps to the Top

Wonka enjoyed a healthy start at the domestic box office, earning $39 million from 4,203 theaters, per Deadline. The musical comedy held strong throughout the weekend, dipping just 3% on Saturday for an impressive $14M, following $14.4M on Thursday/Friday. Worldwide, the pic starring Timothee Chalamet has accrued $151.4M, including $8.7M from Imax. With few obstacles… Read More »

Box Office Results: Hunger Games Snakes by Napoleon and Wish

Snow lands on top! The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes topped the Thanksgiving box office in its second weekend, hauling in $28.8 million (3-day, -35%) and $41.1M (5-day) to bring its domestic total to $98.3M per Deadline. The prequel remained atop the charts despite high-profile newcomers, namely Ridley Scott’s Napoleon, which finished… Read More »

Box Office Results: Taylor Swift Dominates the Competition

Taylor Swift: Eras Tour annihilated the worldwide box office, pulling in roughly $95-$97 million domestically and $31M-$33M internationally for a $126-$130M global opening, per Deadline. We’re still awaiting final figures, but anything over $96.2M (earned by Joker in 2019) would be an October record domestically. AMC rivals are calling $94.3M stateside, which is nothing to… Read More »

Box Office Results: The Exorcist: Believer Powers Its Way to the Top

Audiences opted for scares this weekend and powered the latest Exorcist chapter, The Exorcist: Believer, to $27M, per Deadline. The trade notes that Universal Studios purchased the horror franchise from Morgan Creek for $400M in the hopes of making a new trilogy. While this new installment cost just $30M to produce, the numbers, while good,… Read More »

Box Office Results: Paw Patrol 2 Tops Saw X and The Creator

In a surprising twist — for October — Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie claimed the top spot at the domestic box office with a reported $23 million, topping Saw X ($18M) and The Creator ($14.1M), per Deadline. The Paramount animated flick exceeded the $13M domestic bow of the 2021 original, which went on to gross… Read More »