Spider man starring a female agent features an all-star cast of A-list stars. While The 355 was only shown in 3,145 theatres on its opening weekend, barely $4.8 million was brought in.
Simon Kinberg’s debut feature film stars Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, Diane Kruger, and Lupita Nyong’o.
Negative publicity made things even worse (the current Rotten Tomatoes score is 27 percent). According to CinemaScore, it received a B+ grade.
It is the first Hollywood studio film of 2022 from Universal and FilmNation. Universal had anticipated a slower-than-usual start to ticket sales in January. As Jessica Chastain’s own effort, the film became a great hit at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018.
There is no doubt that the omicron had no effect on male audiences aged 18 to 34. When Sony and Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home opened in the United States. Spidey has already grossed $668.8 million domestically in its fourth weekend of release from 4,012 theatres. Without accounting for inflation, No Way Home has eclipsed Titanic ($659.4 million) to become the sixth-highest grossing film of all time. It is on pace to exceed both Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther in the near future.
There were $1.53 billion in global grosses through Sunday, making Spider man into the top ten worldwide
With a domestic total of $109 million and a worldwide total of $190.8 million at the end of its third outing, this is the first family animated picture of the pandemic age to gross over $100 million domestically.
Families and the elderly have shown little interest in going to the movies in recent years. As more children are protected against disease. Encanto and Sing 2 have seen an increase in sales, but the family market remains underserved. Pixar’s Turning Red, due out in early March, will be only available on Disney+ and not in theatres, the company revealed on Friday.
The King’s Man and American Underdog rounded out the top five at the weekend box office with $3.3 million and $2.4 million, respectively, from 3,040 and 2,729 theatres.
There were $25.1 million domestic and $74.3 million international takeaways for 20th Century/Kings Disney’s Man this weekend.
American Underdog, a faith-based film from Lionsgate and Kingdom Story Company, has already made $18.7 million in the United States.
The Matrix Resurrections has already grossed $34.3 million in the United States and $90.2 million worldwide for a total of $124.5 million. West Side Story has grossed $32.2 million and $52.1 million globally.