In its second weekend in theaters in the United States, “Wonder Woman 1984” grossed about $ 5.5 million at the box office, according to estimates by studios released Sunday. It’s a 6.7% drop for the superhero sequel, which is screened simultaneously on 2,151 screens and streamed free to HBO Max subscribers.
“Wonder Woman 1984” has grossed $ 28.5 million to date in the United States, where approximately 39% of theaters are open and most major markets including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia. and San Francisco are closed.
Internationally, it totaled $ 10.1 million for a global total of $ 118.5 million.
Although $ 5.5 million would be a terrible second weekend for a movie costing $ 200 million to produce in a pre-pandemic world, under current circumstances it was enough to finish in the top spot nationally. . In second place was “The Croods: A New Age,” from Universal Studios, which had a 25% increase in admissions in its sixth week in theaters. It has raised $ 34.5 million since it debuted on Thanksgiving Day and is now also available under rent on major online video services.
Disney and Pixar’s “Soul,” which bypassed US theaters and is available free to Disney + subscribers, added another $ 16.5 million internationally, a 114% increase since its premiere in the US. same markets last weekend. The film, which features the voices of Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey, has done particularly well in China, where it more than doubled the premiere amount and added another $ 13.7 million this weekend. The study attributes the gains to the positive reaction on social media and word of mouth recommendation.
Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic “Alien” also premiered this weekend through Disney’s 20th Century Studios. Amassed $ 75,000 at 505 locations.