Home » today » World » “A silent place 2” starts strongly at the box office in the US and Canada

“A silent place 2” starts strongly at the box office in the US and Canada

First modification: 30/05/2021 – 21:26Last modification: 30/05/2021 – 21:24

Washington (AFP)

The horror film “A Silent Place 2” was released with great fanfare in theaters in the United States and Canada over the weekend with unprecedented figures since the beginning of the pandemic, since the lifting of sanitary restrictions brought the cinemas reopening.

With more than $ 58 million projected in its first four days of release in the United States and Canada, according to preliminary figures from the trade firm Exhibitor Relations, the sequel to the 2018 blockbuster represents a ray of hope for the hard-hit film industry. during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The final figures are expected on Tuesday, the day after Memorial Day, a holiday in the United States.

The work of actor and director John Krasinski, the film follows the same family from the first part, in a post-apocalyptic world, populated by monsters that sniff through sound.

“A Silent Place 2” is ahead of Disney Studios’ “Cruella,” which also made a good debut at the box office, with an estimated $ 27 million expected for the period from Friday to Monday.

These encouraging releases are seen by the industry as a good sign of the economic recovery of the big screen.

Far behind, the latest entry in the “Saw” horror saga, “Spiral: The Fear Game Continues,” is expected to raise $ 3 million over the weekend, bringing its total to just over 20. millions of dollars.

“Relentless Justice”, the story of a bank robber with a troubled past, the British Guy Ritchie and starring his compatriot Jason Statham, is on his heels with 2.75 million dollars in its fourth week in theaters (22, 7 million in total).

Other provisional figures of the box office of the United States and Candá:

5- “Raya and the last dragon”: 2.4 million dollars (51.3 million since its premiere 13 weeks before)

6- “Godzilla vs Kong”: 1 million (98.3 million in nine weeks)

7- “Dream Horse”: 0.8 million (1.9 million in two weeks)

8- “Those who wish my death”: 0.6 million (6.8 million in three weeks)

9- “Mortal Kombat”: 0.3 million (41.9 million in six weeks)

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.