Black Adama superhero story derived from Shazam (2019), is starring Dwayne Johnson as the titular villaina former slave endowed with miraculous powers by ancient Egyptian gods.
As a spin-off, this is a great opening
“As a spin-off, this is a great opening,” said David A. Gross of Franchise Entertainment Research, adding that it was a “strong, positive step forward for DC Comics,” spawning many superhero movies.
In a distant second was another release, passage to paradisefrom Universal, with 16.3 million dollars for the period from Friday to Sunday. Previously released overseas, it had already grossed $80 million outside of North America.
“This is a very good domestic opening for a romantic comedy,” Gross said. It stars two of Hollywood’s biggest stars, George Clooney and Julia Roberts, as a feuding, divorced couple who fly to Hawaii to try to sabotage their daughter’s wedding.
With Halloween fast approaching, the next two movies were horror films. SmileParamount’s , dropped one place from last weekend to third, grossing $8.4 million. In it, Sosie Bacon plays a therapist whose understanding of reality is shaken by a horrible event.
The next position was occupied by the bloody film Halloween: The Final Nightfrom Universal and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, which fell sharply from $41.3 million at the box office its opening weekend to just $8 million for this one.
In fifth place was Sony’s Lilo the Crocodile, the family-friendly animated musical comedy, with $4.2 million.
Overall, it was a good weekend for Hollywood, with combined revenue topping $100 million.
The list of the ten highest grossing was completed with:
the king woman ($1.9 million)
terrier 2 ($1.9 million)
Do not worry honey (880 thousand dollars)
amsterdam (818 thousand dollars)
Triangle of Sadness (600 thousand dollars)