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US Box Office Figures 29th April - 1st May 2022: As the world holds its box office breath waiting for madness this coming weekend an almost static top 5 has The Bad Guys remain at the top

The Bad Guys
The box office is waiting for the release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness this coming weekend so we have an almost static top 5 with The Bad Guys remaining at the top for a solid second weekend.

The top new movie of the weekend is the formulaic Lian Neeson movie Memory which makes its debut at 8 with $3.1 Million.

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  • Number 1 - The Bad Guys (2nd weekend)
  • Highest debut - Memory (@8)
  • Longest run - The Batman (9 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - The Batman ($368 Million)

US box office top 5 weekend breakdown 29th April - 1st May 2022

The Bad Guys

The Bad Guys

After making making its debut at the top last weekend the animated smash hit from Dreamworks Animated Studio remains at the top with a weekend gross of $16.1 Million, a 33% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total North American gross of $44,444,400 over its 2 weeks of release.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

The highest grossing video game adaptation of all time remains at number 2 on this weeks North American box office with a gross of $11.3 Million, a small 27% drop over last weekend.

The movie has taken a total of $160.9 Million is North American over its 4 weeks of release and is the 3rd top movie of 2022.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

The third in the Fantastic Beasts is at 3 this weekend with $8.3 Million, a 41% drop over last weekend, giving it a total of $79.5 Million over its 3 weeks of release.

It will end up the lowest grossing move in the franchise, to date, although it is the 6th top grossing movie of 2022 so far.

The Northman

The Northman

Robert Eggers Nordic action drama remains at 4 this weekend with $6.3 Million, a 49% drop, for a $22,8 Million total after 2 weeks of release.

Everything Everywhere All At Once

Going back into the top 5 is directors Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert mind bending drama which takes $5.5 Million on its 6th weekend of release, a 2% increase.

The movie has been increasing its screen count in North America over its release as well as its popularity, it has currently taken $35.4 Million over its 6 weeks of release.

This weeks top 10 US Box Office films

  1. The Bad Guys - $16,237,070
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - $11,539,162
  3. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore - $8,307,585
  4. The Northman - $6,367,130
  5. Everything Everywhere All At Once - $5,542,515
  6. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent - $3,870,442
  7. The Lost City - $3,818,876
  8. Memory - $3,113,298
  9. Father Stu - $2,202,878
  10. Morbius - $1,513,341
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