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Global Box Office Figures 19th - 21st November 2021: Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the top movie globally on its debut weekend of release

Robert Hyde

Ghostbusters: Afterlife
The Ghostbusters franchise proves that there is still life after the ill received reboot from 2016 as the Ghostbusters: Afterlife tops the global box office on its debut.

Also making an impact on its debut inside the top 5 is the Chinese movie The Door Lock which makes its debut at number 3.

Outside the top 5 Railway Heros is new at number 7 with $9.4 Million and Will Smith stars in King Richars which is new at number 8 with $8.2 Million.

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  • Number 1 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (@1)
  • Longest run - Dune (10 weeks)
  • highest total gross - No Time To Die ($734 Million)

Global box office top 5 breakdown 19th - 21st November 2021

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Director Jason Reitman, son of original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, brings a true sequel to Ghostbusters to the screen and hits the top of the global box office on its debut week of release with $60 Million from 32 countries.

The movie has has a mixed reception from critics but audiences seem to love the return of the franchise and it has hot the top spot in most of the countries it has been released in.

The movie has some very stiff competition going forward, but for now this return of the beloved franchise has hit the right mark and will probably green light another in the franchise.


Marvels latest movie falls to number 2 after 2 weeks at the top with a weekend gross of $33.5 Million from 50 countries on its third weekend of release, a 56% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a global total of $336.1 Million over its 3 weeks making it the 10th top movie of 2021.

Be Somebody

The Chinese movie is still only available in the single country and this weekend stays at number 3 with a gross of $23.6 Million, a 17% increase over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total global gross of $20.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.

The Door Lock

The Door Lock

Again released only in China this drama from director Orkenbek Baysenbay makes its debut with $19.9 Million and is the fourth top movie of the weekend.

No Time to Die

The James Bond movie starring Daniel Craig falls to number 5 this week from number 2 with a weekend gross of $16.1 Million from 73 countries, a resonable 44% drop over last weekend.

Despite the large drop on he box office the movie has taken $734 Million over its 8 weeks of release and is the 3rd top movie globally of 2021.

the movie does pass a big milestone this weekend, is is the highest grossing English speaking movie of 2021 overtaking Fast & Furious 9 and is only behind the massive Chinese blockbusters of Hi, Mom at number 2 and The Battle At Lake Changjin which is the top movie of the year.

This weeks top 10 Global Box Office films

  1. Ghostbusters: Afterlife - $60,000,000
  2. Eternals - $33,525,000
  3. Be Somebody - $23,862,213
  4. The Door Lock - $19,939,973
  5. No Time To Die - $16,112,566
  6. Venom: Let There Be Carnage - $9,600,000
  7. Railway Heroes - $9,431,870
  8. King Richard - $8,200,000
  9. Clifford the Big Red Dog - $8,100,000
  10. Dune - $7,665,000
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