‘Old’ opens atop box office with $16.5 million

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The M. Night Shyamalan thriller “Old” took in $16.5 million at the box place of work this weekend to guide all movies, in accordance to marketplace estimates launched Sunday.

It was superior news and terrible information for Shyamalan: “Previous” marks the seventh time a person of his films has opened at No. 1, but it truly is also the worst opening of the director’s job, below the $18 million grossed by 2006’s “Girl in the H2o.” Some of that fall-off can probable be attributed to the coronavirus pandemic and its all round effect at the box office environment.

“Snake Eyes” — an origin story for the G.I. Joe superhero character — opened in next location with $13.3 million, Comscore documented.


Marvel’s “Black Widow” was third with $11.6 million in its 3rd week of release, adopted by “Place Jam,” starring Lakers ahead LeBron James and a solid of animated figures, which created just $9.5 million one particular 7 days immediately after opening with $31.6 million.

“Old” and “Snake Eyes” are enjoying solely in theaters, even though “Place Jam” and “Black Widow” are both of those available on streaming expert services.

“F9” was in fifth location with $4.7 million Friday through Sunday at theaters in the United States and Canada, incorporating to its impressive domestic complete of $163 million. “F9” has manufactured $621 million around the world.

Rounding out the leading 10 domestic releases, as estimated by Comscore, ended up “Escape Place: Tournament of Champions” ($3.4 million), “The Boss Toddler 2: Family Small business” ($2.7 million), “The Permanently Purge” ($2.3 million), “A Silent Area Element II” ($1.25 million) and “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” ($830,000).