Spider-Man: No Way Home grossed $ 27.8M at the US box office Wednesday, down 27% from last Wednesday ($ 38M).
Best Wednesdays at the US box office (not opening days)
The Force Awakens $ 38M
Skywalker’s Ascension $ 32.2M
Transformers $ 29.1M
The Force Awakens $ 28.1M (2nd Wednesday)
Spider-Man No Way Home $ 27.8M
Spider-Man Far From Home $ 27.5M
Avengers: Endgame $ 25.2M
Frozen 2 $ 24.5M
The Amazing Spider-Man $ 23.3M
The Last Jedi $ 21.8M
The total rises to $ 356.5M. This is the third highest grossing ever in the first six days in theaters, after Avengers: Endgame ($ 452.3M) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($ 363.4M).
NWH / TFA
Mon $ 37.1M (-16%) / $ 40.1M (-8%)
4 days $ 297.2M / $ 288.1M
Tue $ 31.4M (-15%) / $ 37.4M (-7%)
5 days $ 328.7M / ($ 325.4M)
Wed $ 27.8 M (-11%) / $ 38M (+ 2%)
6 days $ 356.5M / ($ 363.4M)
No Way Home’s total revenue is -2% behind The Force Awakens . It should also be noted that the seventh chapter of Star Wars had no competition in its second week in American theaters. While yesterday in the USA Matrix Resurrections, Sing 2 and The King’s Man were released .
Jon Watts’ film could end its first week in America with $ 385M, and hit $ 500M after the second weekend.
In the international territories it grossed $ 34.8M (-10% from Tuesday) for a total of $ 457.4M, this is the sixth best result of the year. The major markets are: UK ($ 57.1M), Mexico ($ 43.9M), France ($ 28.7M), South Korea ($ 28.6M), Brazil ($ 26.6M), Australia ($ 26.3M), India ($ 23.5M), Russia ($ 22.2M), Italy ($ 16.1M) and Germany ($ 15.5M).
In South Korea the film continues to remain in first place, here is the Top 3:
Spider-Man No Way Home $ 1.37M / $ 29.83M
The King’s Man $ 375,000 / $ 900,000
Matrix Resurrections $ 166,000 / $ 481,000.
At the worldwide box office it surpassed $ 800M, the total as of yesterday is $ 813.9. As expected, it surpassed No Time to Die to become this year’s most successful Hollywood film and placed third in the Top 10 Highest-grossing Films of 2021.
The rest of the podium
Sing 2 opened with $ 8,145M grossed from 3,892 rooms, down 27% from the $ 11M grossed on Sing ‘s opening day(Wednesday). It has surpassed family movie debuts such as: Mary Poppins Returns ($ 4.7M, 3-day $ 23.5M, 5-day $ 32.3M) and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle ($ 7.2M, $ 36.1M 3-day, $ 52.8M 5-day + previews). Total takings are $ 9,745M (including Black Friday weekend screenings). Cashout is expected to be between $ 42M- $ 50M in the first 5 days.
The film earned A + from viewers on CinemaScore and 67% on Rotten Tomatoes.
In international territories it grossed $ 12.6M.
With $ 6.4M from 3,552 opens in theaters Matrix Resurrections , which we recall is available day and date, for free, on HBO Max. The first film had grossed 18 years ago on its opening day $ 4.8M from 2,704 theaters, 3-day $ 27.7M, 5-day $ 37.3M. Matrix Reloaded had grossed $ 5M from 2,750 theaters.
The film garnered polarizing reviews on Rotten Tomatoes scored 69% while on CinemaScore it earned a B- from audience. The first chapter had received A- (RT 88%), Matrix Reloaded B + (RT 73%) and Matrix Revolutions B- (RT 35%).
The forecast for Matrix Resurrections is + $ 20M in 3-days, $ 35M after 5-days. The franchise’s record for best Wednesday opening belongs to Matrix Revolutions with $ 24.3M.
After opening in Russia, Japan, Thailand and four small markets with $ 9.1M, it went out yesterday in 49 other territories where it grossed $ 6.6M, for a total of $ 18.9M.
In the UK it opened with $ 1.4M in second place, tracking better than Dune and Ready Player One . 14% of the total was collected from the Imax cinemas.
On its first day in France Matrix Resurrections debuted in third place and was seen by 142,692 spectators (including 50,587 from previews) on 707 screens / 578 cinemas. This is the 13th best first day of 2021.
The takings were around € 1.1M / $ 1.2M (€ 400k from previews), higher than Ready Player One, Venom 2 and Blade Runner 2049 . The forecasts are € 3.7M from Wednesday to Sunday and total receipts of € 8.5- € 9M.
In Mexico it grossed $ 514 thousand, + 124% compared to Tenet , + 68% compared to No Time to Die , + 65% compared to Dune and + 45% compared to Shang-Chi .
In Spain he grossed € 350k / $ 395k and finished in second place, not a bad start but not exciting either. It could aspire to a € 5M collection, Omicron variant permitting. In second place also in Brazil with $ 368 thousand. In Japan, it grossed $ 5.3M, remaining in first place.
From 4th place
The King’s Man , which received audiences a B + on CinemaScore, grossed $ 2.3M from 3,175 theaters. Matthew Vaughn’s film isexpected to exceed $ 10M in 5 days.
West Side Story takes home $ 664,000 from 2,820 screens, the total is $ 20.39M.
Encanto grossed $ 900k from 3,175 theaters, totaling $ 85.31M.
Nightmare Alley raised $ 273,000 for a total of $ 3.8M.