It took a month, however Barbie lastly fell off her perch atop the home field workplace. Blue Beetle, the newest providing from the DC universe, leaped to No. 1 with a $25.4 million home bow, per Deadline — a meager opening for the superhero pic and the bottom for a DCEU providing up to now. The determine is available in greater than Surprise Girl 1984’s $16.7M and a tad decrease than The Suicide Squad’s $26.2M, however keep in mind, these pics have been launched on HBO Max through the pandemic. Blue Beetle couldn’t even match Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ $30.1M, a movie that completed with $167M worldwide.
The one different new launch was Common’s R-rated comedy Strays, that includes the voices of Will Ferrell and Jamie Foxx, which crashed and burned with $8.3M.
In any other case, Barbie got here in at No. 2 with $21.5M, bringing its home complete to $567M and worldwide cume to $1.279 billion, making it Warner Bros.’s top-grossing film of all time.
Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer additionally continues to rake within the moola, bringing in one other $10.6M, elevating its complete to $285.2M home and $717.8M worldwide. It’s now the highest-grossing movie to not attain No. 1 on the home field workplace and presently stands because the fifth highest-grossing R-rated image of all time worldwide behind Joker ($1.066B), Deadpool 2 ($786M), Deadpool ($781M), and The Matrix Reloaded ($738M). By subsequent week, it can have surpassed the worldwide complete of Nolan’s Inception ($728M) to turn into the director’s third largest characteristic.
DOMESTIC BOX OFFICE TOP 10
1.) Blue Beetle 3,871 theaters, Fri $10M, Sat $8.55M Solar $6.85M 3-day $25.4M/Wk 1
2.) Barbie (WB) 4003 (-175) theaters, Fri $6.3M (-38%) Sat $8.4M Solar $6.75M 3-day $21.5M (-36%)/Whole $567.2M/Wk 5
3.) Oppenheimer (Uni) 3,321 (-440) theaters Fri $3M (-40%) Sat $4.3M Solar $3.2M 3-day $10.6M (-44%)/Whole $285.2M/Wk 5
4.) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles…(Par) 3,477 (-473) theaters Fri $2.3M (-44%) Sat $3.6M Solar $2.5M 3-day $8.4M (-45%), Whole $88.1M/Wk 3
5.) Strays (Uni) 3,223 theaters, Fri $3.4M Sat $2.7M Solar $2M 3-day $8.3M/Wk 1
6.) The Meg 2: The Trench (WB) 3,402 (-202) theaters Fri $1.8M (-49%) Sat $2.9M Solar $2M 3-day $6.7M (-48%)/Whole $66.5M/Wk 3
7.) Discuss to Me (A24) 1789 (-590) theates, Fri $946K (-37%) Sat $1.2M Solar $962K 3-day $3.15M (-36%) Whole $37.3M/Wk 4
8.) Haunted Mansion (Dis) 2180 (-680) theaters Fri $795K (-49%) Sat $1.3M Solar $905K 3-day $3M (-47%)/Whole $58.8M/Wk 4
9.) Mission: Unattainable – Useless Reckoning Half One (Par) 1,608 (-527) Fri $770K (-38%) Sat $1.15M Solar $805K 3-day $2.72M (-41%), Whole $164.6M/Wk 6
10.) Final Voyage of the Demeter (Uni/Amb) 2175 theaters, Fri $740K (-72%) Sat $1M Solar $720K 3-day $2.5M (-62%), Whole $11.3M/Wk 2