US box office: even a Megalodon and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles can't defeat Barbie

US box office: even a Megalodon and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles can’t defeat Barbie

In very troubled waters and Ninja Turtles: Teenage Years have had great launches, but Margot Robbie remains untouchable. (Source: Le Film Français).

For the third week in a row, Barbie topped the US box office. With an additional $53 million ($459 million cumulative in North America), Greta Gerwig’s film puts the competition at a safe distance. And what competition! In total, 4 films managed to make more than 25 million dollars in revenue this weekend across the Atlantic. A rarity.

We will first highlight the biting beginnings of In Very Troubled Waters, which took second place with $30 million in a park of just 3,503 theaters. Less than the first installment of 2018, which opened at $45 million (for a total score of $530.5 million worldwide). But Jason Statham is still very popular around the world and has already grossed $142 million at the global box office.

Oppenheimer continues its good results. With $28.7 million more, Christopher Nolan’s film goes to $228 million at the US box office and $552 million at the worldwide box office, becoming the director’s sixth film to cross the 500 million mark. of dollars.

Finally, the new animated film by Ninja Turtles, Ninja Turtles: Teenage Years, also had an excellent $28 million launch, buoyed by excellent reviews and fantastic audience feedback. The film cost “only” 70 million dollars and will quickly be profitable.

This will not be the case for Haunted Mansion from Disney which confirms to be the flop of the summer. Falling to 5th place in the ranking in the United States, the ghostly comedy earns 9 million dollars more but barely passes the 40 million dollars in North America and the 60 million dollars in the world …

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