Despite a 55 percent drop in box office sales from its successful debut last week, The Nun II Reigns Top Movie at the Box Office. audiences continue to show a preference (albeit slight) for the thrilling scares presented in the ninth installment of The Conjuring franchise compared to the latest adventures of Agatha Christie’s renowned detective, Hercule Poirot.
The numbers are in, and The Nun II continues to impress at the box office. With a staggering $14.7 million domestic gross, it has amassed an impressive total of $56.5 million domestically so far. Its international performance is equally remarkable, with a No. 1 spot and a whopping $30.1 million earned over the weekend. This brings its overseas haul to an impressive $102.3 million, resulting in a global total of an astonishing $158.8 million earned worldwide.
Hot on its heels, A Haunting in Venice raked in an impressive $14.5 million domestically. However, The Nun II emerged as the clear winner with a staggering $22.7 million international debut, leaving the horror-tinged whodunit trailing behind.
Kenneth Branagh shines once again in his triple role as the iconic detective and director of this thrilling film. Set in post-WWII Venice, our beloved sleuth is now enjoying retirement, but a mysterious séance on All Hallows’ Eve pulls him back into the world of crime-solving. Prepare to be captivated by the haunting atmosphere of the decaying palazzo as Branagh reluctantly delves into a chilling investigation. Prepare to be captivated by an exceptional ensemble of talent! The remarkable Michelle Yeoh, the comedic genius Tina Fey, and the charismatic Jamie Dornan take center stage as they lead the extraordinary all-star cast. Get ready for a cinematic experience like no other as these acclaimed performers bring their unique skills and undeniable charm to this unforgettable production.
According to Branagh, the previous movies in the series focused on revenge and greed. However, this latest installment explores a deeper theme – the existence of something beyond ourselves. It delves into ideas of ghosts, gods, and whether Poirot believes in them. This intriguing concept adds an element of fear and suspense that will surely captivate audiences.
The success of The Equalizer 3 continues to impress as it dominates the box office for the third consecutive week. With an impressive $7.2 million in earnings, its domestic total now stands at an impressive $73.7 million ($132.4 million worldwide). This exceptional performance is a testament to the film’s captivating storyline and stellar performances that have resonated with audiences across the globe. Unfortunately, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 had a less than stellar start during its premiere last week. As a result, it dropped from the third to the fourth spot at the box office. However, it still managed to bring in $4.7 million in domestic ticket sales, contributing to a total of $18.6 million domestically and $23.9 million globally.
Barbie continues to conquer the box office, holding onto the spirit of summer with an impressive fifth place ranking. Despite the film being available for rent and purchase at home, audiences still flocked to theaters, pushing its earnings just shy of $4 million. This speaks volumes about Barbie’s enduring popularity and her ability to captivate audiences on the big screen.In just a span of nine weeks, the highest grossing movie of the year has astoundingly raked in an impressive $626.1 million domestically and an unbelievable $1.4 billion worldwide. This staggering success is a true testament to its captivating story, exceptional acting, and widespread appeal that has captivated audiences around the globe.