The film grossed $117.5 million at the box office in the United States and Canada, while taking in $68 million worldwide, according to Examiner Relations.
The film is based on the popular 1989 animated story and takes place on a fictional island setting in the Caribbean during the 1830s. The work deals with the story of mermaid Ariel (played by Halle Bailey), who is the youngest of the seven daughters of King Triton (Javier Bardem), who rules the seas from his underwater kingdom.
Curious and always fascinated by the human world, Ariel makes a pact with her aunt, the sea witch Ursula (Melissa McCarthy) to discover life on Earth.
In second place was “Fast-X” with $29.5 million in revenue, less than half of what “Fast and the Furious” grossed during the previous weekend, which was its first.
As for the third place, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” went to, with revenues of $ 25.3 million, while “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” came fourth. Movie) with $7.7 million.
And the movie “The Machine” from “Sony” studios collected $ 5.8 million, ranking fifth.
Here are the remaining films in the top ten rankings at the North American box office this week:
6. “About My Father,” with $5.3 million.
7- “Kandahar” with $3 million.
8. “You Hurt My Feelings,” $1.8 million.
9. “Evil Dead Rise,” $1.2 million.
10- “Book Club: The Next Chapter,” with $1.2 million.
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