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Black Widow is number 19 on the US box office with $12 Thousand.
Highest US chart position: 1
Weeks on US box office: 14
28th September 2021
Marvels Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings stays at the top of the US box office for an incredible fourth weekend as it becomes the top movie of 2021.
Making its North American debut at number 2 this weekend is the top new movie of the week, the musical Dear Evan Hanson.
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North American box office top 5 breakdown 24th - 26th September 2021
The incredible success of Shang-Chi has given the US and global box office a real boost and has shown the studios that there is still life in cinema despite the strong figures shown by streaming over the long global lockdowns during the pandemic.
This week the Marvel movie takes $13.2 Million on its fourth weekend of release, a 39% drop over last weekend.
This gives the movie a total US gross of $196.4 Million, and the movie has now taken Black Widow at the top grossing movie in the US in 2021, the movie will pass $200 Million by next weekend giving the film another milestone, but there is plenty of competition around the corner so the movie will start its decline from next weekend.
Making its debut at number 2 this weekend is music picture directed by Stephen Chbosky which takes $7.5 Million on its first weekend on the box office.
The movie has a niche market but has done well considering it potential audience, and recent similar movies like The Prom and Everybody's Talking About Jamie have gone direct to streaming.
The smash hit action comedy falls to number 3 this weekend but its success has been well received during the re-opening of cinemas, the movie takes $4.12 Million this weekend, a very slim 19% drop over last week.
The Shawn Levy directed movie has now taken $114.1 Million over its 7 weeks of release, it is currently the 6th top movie of 2021 in North America.
The horror movie remake falls to number 4 this weekend with $2.5 Million, an average 29% drop, giving the film a $56.8 Million total over its 5 weeks of release.
Clint Eastwoods latest movie falls to number 5 on its second weekend of release with $2.1 Million weekend, a large 52% drop, giving the movie an $8.3 Million US total.
21st September 2021
Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings remains at the top of the US box office for a third straight weekend giving Disney the top 2 movies of the year.
Highest new entry os the weekend is the Clint Eastwood directed and starring Cry Macho which debuts at number 3 while also making a debut this week is Copshop at number 6 with $2.3 Million.
US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 17th - 19th September 2021
A third weekend at the top of the US box office for the newest Marvel character which takes $21.7 Million this weekend, a very good 39% drop over last weekend.
This gives the movie a $176.8 Million total US box office gross after 3 weeks of release and is the second highest grossing movie of 2021 in North America.
Shawn Levy's runaway hit stays at number 2 this weekend with a gross of $5.2 Million, an incredible 11% drop, made even more impressive by the fact this is the movie 6th weekend of release, is this a sign people are going back to the movies?
This gives the film a total US gross of $108.5 Million after 6 weeks of release and is the 6th top grossing movie of 2021 in North America.
Legendary director Clint Eastwood brings his latest movie to the big screen, and goes back to westerns in the process, his latest makes its debut on the chart at number 3 with $4.5 Million.
Eastwood has a die hard following but this latest picture has not had the praise and critical response of his past movies so once the 'fans' see the movie this could drop from the box office quickly.
The horror movie sequel/remake remains at number 4 this weekend with $3.5 Million, a decent 28% drop on its fourth weekend of release, this gives the movie a total of $53.1 Million.
James Wan's latest horror movie falls to number 5 on its second weekend of release with $2.6 Million over the weekend, a big 52% drop, giving the film a total US gross of $9.8 Million.
7th September 2021
Marvel unleashed their new movie and character to the MCU this weekend with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings which not only opened at the top of the US box office but also got the top opening Labour Day weekend gross.
The Anticipation for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was so high that no other film opened at the US box office this weekend.
US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 3rd - 5th September 2021.
Considering the world is still in the grips of a global pandemic and people are still nervious about going back to the cinema for a movie to get the best opening Labour Day weekend ever is quite comething, but the new movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has done just that.
The second movie in the MCU phase 4 series of movies opened to $71.4 Million, which is not as high as Black Widow's $80 Million but it is the second highest of the pandemic era.
Black Widow dropped quite fast and seemed to get upfront audience of people wanting to see the movie, good word of mouth with drive this movie forward and with a slow upcoming calendar of releases we could see this movie's gross climb to the highest of the year.
The movie has already broken into the top 10 movies of 2021 and after its debut release is number 9.
Last weekends top movie falls to number 2 this week as the horror remake/sequel takes $10.5 Million on its second weekend, a large but expected 53% drop over last weekend.
This takes the movies total US gross to $39 Million over its 2 weekends of release.
The smash hit number 1 movie falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of $8.7 Million, another slim drop over last weekend of just 36%.
The movie has been on the box office for 4 weekends now and has taken $91.8 Million over that time and is the sixth top movie of 2021.
THe children's favourite falls to number 4 this weekend with $4 Million, a 40% drop, giving the movie a total US gross of $30.3 Million over 3 weeks of release.
Disney's action adventure movie falls to number 5 this weekend with $3.9 Million, a very slim 21% drop over last weekend.
This gives the Dwayne Johnson starring movie a total gross of $105.6 Million over its 6 weeks of release and its the 4th top movie of 2021.
The UK box office didn't get started in 2021 until 24th May so the summer season is the first season of the year to get any results from ticket sales after the last box office chart being 25th December 2020 and Wonder Woman 1984 topping that chart.
The top movie of the summer got off to a flying start which was Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and it took £4 Million the weekend cinemas re-opened.
The sequel movie directed by Will Gluck and starring James Corden as Peter was the top movie in the country for the first weekend audiences were allowed back into cinemas and it hung around for 12 weeks and has to date taken over £20 Million.
The much delayed Black Widow finally got a release on 23rd July 2021 and topped the box office for 3 weeks.
The movie starring Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh was on the UK top 15 for 15 weekend and has to date grossed over £18 Million and is the second top movie of 2021.
The Fast Saga was back this year with Fast & Furious 9 which was released at the end of June and topped the box office for a couple of weeks.
The movie has taken over £16 Million in the UK and is the third top movie of summer 2021.
There was a lot of hype around the James Gunn adaptation of The Suicide Squad which was released in late July and topped the box office on its release and the following weekend.
A 6 week UK box office run saw it gross £13 Million and is the fourth top in the UK over the summer of 2021.
A bit of a sleeper hit was the fifth top movie of the summer as Ryan Reynolds Free Guy which topped the box office in mid August for 3 weeks and has taken over £13 Million so far.
The movie is still on the box office as we go into the autumn and only got knocked off the top of the UK box office this last weekend by Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
The top 10 movies of Summer 2021 looks like this.
31st August 2021
Director Nia DaCosta brings her re-image of the 1990's Candyman movie to the big screen and hit the top of the box office on its debut weekend.
With a high profile new relese there are no other big movies out this weekend and the only other new release in the top 15 is An Egg Rescue at number 13 with $430,000.
US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 27th - 29th August 20221
The classic horror movie from the 1990's is given a modern makeover by director Nia DaCosta which takes $22.3 Million on its debut weekend.
The original movie which stars Virginia Madsen and Tony Todd was from a story by renown horror write Clive Barker, the remake is brought to us by man of the moment horror diretor/producer Jordan Peele who wrote the story with the director DaCosta and Win Rosenfeld
Even more incredible is that this is the first movie to make its debut at the top of the US box office from a black female director, an amazing achievement.
The sleeper smash hit from director Shawn Levy falls to number 2 this weekend with a gross of $13.5 Million which is only 28% lower than last weekend on the movies third week on the box office.
This gives the movie a US total gross of $79.3 Million which makes it the 7th top movie of 2021.
Dropping to number 3 this week is the Children's favourite which takes $6.6 Million on its second weekend, a fairly steep 49% drop over last weekend.
The movie has now taken $24 Million in total in the US.
Dropping a single place to number 4 this week is Disney's action adventure movie which takes $5 Million on its 5th weekend, a 19% drop.
The movie has now passed the $100 Million mark in America which makes it the 4th top movie of 2021.
The horror movie sequel falls to 5 with $2.8 Million, down 44%, giving the movie a total gross of $24.5 Million after 3 weeks of release.
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