Scream VI Including $5.7 million in Thursday previews, the domestic box office grossed about $19.3 million on Friday, scaring a series-best opening of $43.5 million from 3,675 theaters.
Thanks to the 18-to-34 demographic, the film — which has strong exits and a B+ CinemaScore — will easily win the weekend.
last scream The film, due out in January 2022, opened to $30 million domestically in an impressive showing in the pandemic era. The franchise’s biggest North American launch is in the 2000s Screaming 3 ($34.7 million), not adjusted for inflation.
Scream VI, reported to cost $33 million before marketing, follows the survivors of last year’s installment from Woodsboro to New York City. Unfortunately, the menacing assassin Ghostface isn’t far behind. Matt Pettinelli-Olfin and Tyler Gillette, who run Radio Silence Productions alongside Chad Villella, return to direct.
Melissa Barrera, Jasmine Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, Hayden Panettiere and Courteney Cox star as new owners Dermot Mulroney, Jack Champion, Henry Cerny, Liana Liberato, Devin Nekota, Tony Sevolori and Jorah Vevolori.
MGM and Michael B. Jordans Creed III Strong No. 1 with an estimated second-year gross of $26.8 million from 4,007 locations, a 54 percent decline and enough to cross the $100 million mark at the domestic box office in just 10 days. Coming in 2 The film grossed $7.5 million on Friday.
Both Scream VI And Creed III Sony’s sci-fi dinosaur falters throughout 65, to poor reviews and a C+ CinemaScore sees it take third place between $10 million and $11 million from 3,405 theaters. The high-profile film grossed around $4.5 million on Friday. (All three films compete for younger moviegoers Creed III (Playing a little old.)
Movement A peaceful place Writers Scott Beck and Brian Woods65 Adam Driver stars as an astronaut who crashes on a mysterious planet and realizes that he vanished on Earth 65 million years ago. With only one chance at salvation, the lone survivor, played by Mills and Ariana Greenblatt, must cross an unknown landscape infested with dinosaurs and other dangerous prehistoric beasts in a fight for survival.
The Sony film cost $45 million to produce and was co-financed by Prone Studios and TSG. Earned $1.2 million in previews.
This weekend’s third nationwide release is Focus Features’ heartwarming sports comedy Champions, starring Woody Harrelson as a minor-league basketball coach who is court-ordered to manage a group of disabled players. The film is based on the 2018 award-winning Spanish film ChampionsIt was released by Universal Pictures International.
Champions It earned an A CinemaScore and is looking at $5 million for the weekend after earning $1.8 million on Friday. More than 60 percent of ticket buyers are over 35 years of age, of which 21 percent are over 55 years of age. With 3,030 theaters, the film is ranked seventh.