According to industry analyst Exhibitor Relations, the new M. Night Shyamalan horror film Old aged to perfection at the top of the North American box office in its first weekend, grossing $16.9 million.
The film, which stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Vicky Krieps and is about a family imprisoned on a beach where they begin to age rapidly, outperformed the weekend’s second-highest grosser Snake Eyes by more than $3 million.
The genesis tale of its eponymous character Snake Eyes’ association with the legendary squad was told in Paramount’s latest G.I. Joe chapter, which grossed $13.4 million in its opening weekend.
Disney’s latest Marvel superhero film, Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson, came in third place with $11.6 million.
The top-grossing film last week, Warner Bros.’ live-action/animated Space Jam: A New Legacy, dropped to fourth place with $9.6 million.
NBA superstar LeBron James teams up with Bugs Bunny and other Looney Tunes characters in a high-stakes basketball game against a rogue artificial intelligence entity that threatens his son in the film.
Universal’s F9: The Fast Saga came in fifth with $4.8 million, pushing the Vin Diesel/John Cena action thriller’s five-week domestic total to more over $160 million.
The top ten was rounded off by:
Escape Room: Tournament of Champions ($3.5 million)
Boss Baby: Family Business ($2.9 million)
The Forever Purge ($2.4 million)
A Quiet Place: Part II ($1.2 million)
Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain ($880,000)
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