Jordan Peele hits the target with his new horror, the mysterious Nope, which wins American audiences with a $ 44 million debut.
The American public welcomed the debut of the new horror by Jordan Peele, Nopewhich has conquered the top of the US box office with 44 million collected in 3,785 theaters, and an average of $ 11,624 per room. Excellent result, slightly lower than the projections which stood at around 50 million dollars and which place the film between the two previous titles of the director, Scappa – Get Out which, in 2007, opened with 33 million and Noi which instead has debuted scoring an exploit of 71 million. The result confirms, however, the popularity conquered by Jordan Peele, with his genre cinema with a social and civil background.
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Among the results obtained by Nope there is also that of having ousted the blockbuster Thor: Love and Thunder from the first position. The blockbuster Marvel film slashes its revenues by 52%, but another 22.1 million in takings bring it to a total of 276.2 million raised in three weeks. Globally, the film is set to surpass the 600 million million target. As our review of Thor: Love and Thunder reveals, the show is not lacking in the new chapter dedicated to the adventures of the god of Thunder. At the end of Avengers: Endgame we left Thor ready to leave for space with the Guardians of the Galaxy after having entrusted Valkyrie with the task of reigning over New Asgard. But we also know the character is looking for his queen to finally crown his dream of love.
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Minions 2: As Gru becomes very bad he goes down to third position, but continues to grind cash. The animated film collects another 17.7 million which brings it to a total of 297.8 million in four weeks.
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After a successful debut, Swamp Girl loses one spot and is now fourth with 10.3 million and 38.3 million total. Based on the best-selling novel by Delia Owens, the film stars the English Daisy Edgar-Jones as Kya, an abandoned child who grew up to adulthood in the dangerous swamps of North Carolina. For years, swamp girl rumors have haunted Barkley Cove, isolating her strong and wild Kya from her community. Attracted by two young people from the city, Kya opens up to a new and surprising world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately listed as the prime suspect. The film will have its European premiere in Locarno 2022.
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Fifth, Top Gun: Maverick continues its run. In its ninth week in theaters, the Top Gun sequel grosses another $ 10 million and reaches a total of $ 635 million, making it the ninth highest-grossing film in American box office history. As we read in our review of Top Gun: Maverick, presented at Cannes as a special event, Tom Cruise is back in the role of daredevil pilot Pete Maverick Mitchell 36 years after the release of the cult that has become a real costume phenomenon.