BOX OFFICE USA: ETERNALS OPENS WITH $ 30.7M AND CLOSES THE WEEKEND WITH $ 71M

Eternals opened Friday at the US box office with $ 30.7M (including previews of $ 9.5M).

Barely beating Shang-Chi ‘sdebutof $ 29.5M. On Saturday, the film grossed $ 24.1M (-21%) and closed the weekend with $ 16.2M (-33%), for a total of $ 71.0M.

This is the fourth best film debut since the start of the pandemic, as we can see:
$ 90.1M Venom 2
$ 80.4M Black Widow
$ 75.4M Shang-Chi
$ 71.0M Eternals
$ 70.0M Fast & Furious 9
$ 55.2M No Time To Die
$ 49.4M Halloween Kills
$ 47.5M at Quiet Place 2

Top 10 films grossed $ 103.7M ( + 3% compared to the same weekend in 2019 ).

After staying in first place at the US box office for two weeks, Dune dropped to second place with $ 7.6M (-50.5%) in its third weekend. The total payout is $ 83.94M.

Venom: Carnage’s rampage continues to remain in the Top 5, after 6 weeks, losing just 22% and grossing $ 4.5M for a total of $ 197.00M. This week it will exceed $ 200M, only one other Marvel Studios movie has broken that threshold: Shang-Chi .

TOP 10, November 5th-7th

1.) Eternals (Dis) 4,090 theaters, premieres Thursday $ 9.5M, Fri $ 21.2M, Sat $ 24.1M, Sun (estimates) $ 16.2M, 3-day $ 71M, Avg $ 17,359, Sep 1
2.) Dune (WB) 3,546 ( -579) cinema, 3-day $ 7.62M (-50.5%), avg $ 2,149, Total $ 83.94M, Sep 3
3.) No Time to Die (UAR) 3,007 (-500) cinema, 3-day $ 6.18M (-20.2 %), Average $ 2,056, Total: $ 143.15M, Sep 5
4.) Venom: Carnage’s Wrath (Sony) 2,640 (-638) cinema, 3-day $ 4.46M (-22.3%), Average $ 1,691, Total $ 197.00 M, Sep 6
5.) Ron – A Friend Out of Program (Dis / 20th) 2,650 (-910) cinema, 3-day $ 3.60M (-3.8%), Average $ 1,358, Total $ 17.56M, Sep 3
6.) The French Dispatch(Sea) 1,205 (+417) theaters, 3-days $ 2.60M (-0.08%), Avg $ 2,157, Total $ 8.47M, Sep 3
7.) Halloween Kills (Uni) 3,098 (-518) theaters, 3-days $ 2.35M (-73.4%), Avg $ 748, Total $ 89.71M, Sep 4
8.) Spencer (NEON) 996 theaters, 3-day $ 2.14M, Avg $ 2,158, Total $ 2.14M, Sep 1
9.) Antlers (Sea) 2,800 theaters, 3-day $ 2M (-53.1%), Average $ 714, Total $ 7.6M, Sep 2
10.) Last night in Soho (Foc) 3,016 theaters, 3-day $ 1.8M (-57%), Total $ 7.64M, Sep 2
11.) My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission (Fun) (-136) 1,445 theaters, 3-day $ 1.58M (-74.4%), average $ 1,098, Total $ 9.76M, Set 2

Noteworthy, out of the Top 11, we also find:

The Addams Family 2 1,807 theaters, 3-day $ 1.44M (-53.2%), average $ 797, Total $ 54.94M, Sep 6

Sooryavanshi (Reliance) 491 theaters, 3-days $ 1.33M, average $ 2,726, Total $ 1.33M, Set 1

Red Notice (Netflix) 750 cinema, 3-days $ 1.25M / $ 1.5M, Sep 1
We remind you in this case that the data is not available on Comscore, as regards the distribution for only one and not three weeks, it seems that the film is was finished late, and additional shots were needed.