Fri. May 27th, 2022


Well, it looks like audiences are loving Matt Reeves’ The Batman. The 3-hour superhero epic dropped just 51% in its second weekend (-41% if you remove previews), earning a stellar $66 million at the domestic box office, per Deadline. The pic now stands at $238.5 million in the US.

Internationally, The Batman collected an additional $66.6 million to bring its tally abroad to $224.7 million. All told, the Caped Crusader has taken in $463.2 million globally.

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Per the trade, the second weekend drop bests those of Batman v Superman (-69%), Dark Knight Rises (-61%), Justice League (-56%) and The Dark Knight (-53%) as well as most Marvel films, which typically endure a -63% drop in their sophomore frame. With no additional wide releases on the docket until April, The Batman should cruise to No. 1 throughout the rest of March.

Elsewhere, Uncharted pulled in another $9.25 million (-17%) to bring its domestic total to $113.3 million. Worldwide, the video game adventure has earned $301 million with a China release kicking off today.

DOMESTIC TOP 10

1.) The Batman (WB) 4,417 theaters Fri $18.8M (-66%)/Sat $28.6M/Sun $18.6M/3-day: $66M (-51%) Total $238.5M/Wk 2

2.) Uncharted (Sony) 3,725 (-150) theaters, Fri $2.4M (-19%)/Sat $4.1M/Sun $2.7M/3-day $9.25M (-17%)/Total $113.3M/Wk 4

3.) BTS Permission to Dance (Trag) 803 theaters, Sat $6.8M/Wk 1

4.) Dog (UAR) 3,407 (-100) theaters, Fri $1.38M (-13%)/Sat $2.4M/Sun $1.56M/3-day $5.3M (-13%)/Total $47.8M/Wk 4

5.) Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony) 2,702 (-7) theaters, Fri $970K (-10%) /Sat $1.85M/Sun $1.25M/ 3-day $4M (-11%)/Total $792.2M/Wk 13

6.) Death on the Nile (Dis) 2,450 (-115) theaters, Fri $680K (-12%)/Sat $1.1M/Sun $692k/3-day $2.5M (-7%)/Total $40.8M/Wk 5

7.) Radhe Shyam (Alerion) 800 theaters, Fri $1.25M/Sat $350K/Sun $260K/ 3-day $1.86M/Wk 1

8.) Sing 2 (Uni/Ill) 1,988 (-38) theaters, Fri $340K /Sat $730K/Sun $510K /3-day $1.58M (-3%)/Total: $155.8M/Wk 12

9.) Jackass Forever (Par) 1,627 (-354) theaters, Fri $320K (-25%)/Sat $465K/Sun $315K/3-day $1.1M (-23%)/Total: $56.2M/Wk 6

10.) Scream (Par) 664 (-189) theaters Fri $120K (-25%)/Sat $210K/Sun $115K/3-day $445M (-23%) /Total: $80.9M/Wk 9

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