Monday, January 24

‘Spider-Man’ remains firmly on top of North American box office

A fan in disguise at the premiere of “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in Los Angeles, California on December 13, 2021 Emma McIntyre

“Spider-Man: No Way Home,” the latest episode in the Spider-Man Adventures, has remained firmly attached to the head of the North American box office by making $ 33 million over the weekend, according to provisional figures published on Sunday by Exhibitor Relations, a firm specializing in the film industry.

The film, the first of the Covid era to have raised more than $ 1 billion in North America and internationally since its release, brought a breath of fresh air to a film industry struggling to recover from the terrible blow dealt by the pandemic.

The superhero is played there by British actor Tom Holland. The previous episodes, where the red and blue suit was worn by Tobey Maguire then Andrew Garfield, had also been a great success at the box office.

The animated film “Tous en Scène 2” retained second place with nearly $ 12 million won between Friday and Sunday in American and Canadian theaters.

The spies of “355”, played by actresses Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong’o and Fan Bing-Bing, for their part rose to the third step of the podium with $ 4.8 million for the first weekend of the feature film.

Still in the field of intelligence, “The King’s Man”, prequel to the spy films “Kingsman”, with actors Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton and Rhys Ifans found itself in fourth place with nearly 3.3 million dollars. dollars in revenue.

“American Underdog” followed closely behind, with more than $ 2.4 million raised. It is based on the memoir of Kurt Warner, a young man who rose from the shelves of a grocery store to the status of American football superstar.

Here is the rest of the Top 10:

“Matrix Resurrections” (1,9 million)

“West Side Story” (1,4 million)

“Ghostbusters: The Legacy” (1.1 million)

“Licorice Pizza” (1 million)

“House of Gucci” (632.000)

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