The star-studded female spy action photo The 355 missed the mark on its national office debut, opening to $ 4.8 million nationally from 3,145 theaters.
The film’s poor screening comes as an increase in COVID-19 cases due to the highly infectious omicron variant that further scares older viewers, the objective demonstration of The 355. Simon Kinberg directed the film, which stars Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, Diane Kruger, and Lupita Nyong’o.
The bad reviews certainly didn’t help (the current Rotten Tomatoes score is 27 percent). Audiences liked it better, which earned the film a B + CinemaScore.
The 355, an exciting project for Chastain, is from Universal and FilmNation and is the first Hollywood studio release of 2022. While early January is generally a quiet time at the box office, Universal was hoping for more.
The audience was led by women (58 percent), with 73 percent of ticket buyers between the ages of 25 and 44, and 33 percent over the age of 45, according to PostTrak.
The 355 It came in third over the weekend behind Christmas leftovers.
Sony and Marvel’s Spider-Man: No way stayed at the top of the list as it rose through the list of the 10 highest grossing films of all time at the domestic box office, thanks to male viewers aged 18-34, who did not seem put off by omicron. Spidey earned $ 33 million in its fourth weekend in 4,012 theaters for a national total of $ 668.8 million. No way home now it’s happened Titanic ($ 659.4 million) to rank as the No. 6 total of all time, unadjusted for inflation, and will soon surpass Avengers: Infinity War ($ 678.8 million) and possibly Black Panther ($ 700 million).
Globally, it made the top 10 to land at No. 8 with a global gross income of $ 1.53 billion as of Sunday.
Universal and illuminations’ Sing 2 stayed at No. 2 in its third outing with $ 12 million from 3,713 locations, becoming the first pandemic-era family animated film to surpass $ 100 million nationally by ending Sunday with a national total of $ 109 million and $ 190.8 million worldwide.
Like older adults, families have been slow to return to theaters. And while Disney’s Charm Y Sing 2 they’ve done solid business as more children are vaccinated, the household market remains depressed. On Friday, Disney announced that Pixar’s entry in early March Turning red will bypass theaters and debut exclusively on Disney +.
Also on Friday, Universal chose to do Sing 2 available on premium VOD as quickly as possible, or just 17 days after its release in theaters. The rental price for the film is $ 24.99. That’s higher than the $ 19.99 Universal typically charges for its PVOD titles.
In another part of the weekend box office, King’s man Y American underdog completed the top five with $ 3.3 million from 3,040 theaters and approximately $ 2.4 million from 2,729 locations, respectively.
20th century / Disney’s Kings man ended the weekend with a $ 25.1 million domestic tally and $ 74.3 million overseas.
Faith-based movie American underdog, from Lionsgate and Kingdom Story Company, has now earned $ 18.7 million domestically.
Elsewhere, Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow’s The Matrix resurrections It has now raised $ 34.3 million domestically and $ 90.2 million internationally for $ 124.5 million globally.
West side storyThe national count stands at $ 32.2 million nationally and $ 52.1 million globally.