Ghostbusters: Afterlife made $ 44 million on its movie debut.
As reported by Diversity, this “better than expected result” for Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a strong symbol for the film, which also brought in another 16 million US dollars abroad for a total of 60 million US dollars. While Afterlife weekend ticket sales were less than $ 46 million from Ghostbusters in 2016 for the opening weekend, that reboot had no pandemic to deal with and also cost $ 144 million – a giant leap from Ghostbusters: Afterlife $ 75 million.
In our Ghostbusters: Afterlife review we said, “Ghostbusters: Afterlife will make kids fall in love with the new generation just as much.”
Marvel’s Eternals clinched second place for $ 10.8 million after earning two straight weekend box office wins after its premiere earlier this month. Eternals has raised over $ 135.8 million domestically and $ 200.3 million internationally.
Clifford the Big Red Dog finished third on the second weekend, bringing in an additional $ 8.1 million, bringing his total domestic amount to $ 33.5 million.
Will Smith’s King Richard, who debuted in theaters and HBO Max this weekend, came in fourth for less than $ 5.7 million. WB had predicted that King Richard’s start would be closer to $ 10 million.
In our review of the film, which follows Smith’s Richard Williams, who raises tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams, we said it was “a simple tale of triumph over adversity, yet King Richard works as both a character study and a feel-good story. Sports film. “
Rounding out the top 5 at $ 3 million, Dune brought its domestic balance closer and closer to $ 100 million from $ 98.1 million.
For more information on Ghostbusters: Afterlife, check out our Explanator of the Ending and Director Jason Reitman’s thoughts on fan service and the unveiling of the movie’s secrets.
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