20th September 2021
Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings retained the top of the box office this weekend for the third weekend in a row with Warner Bros. new Dune retelling coming in at 2.
Dune got a release in many markets this weekend, but the big markets like America, Australia, UK and China are still to come in October, it was still the highest new release on the global box office.
Chinese movie Cloudy Mountain was also new at number 3 this weekend while further down the chart Clint Eastwoods new movie Cry Macho was new at 7 with $4.8 Million and All About My Mother was new at 8 with $4.6 Million.
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Global box office top 5 breakdown weekend 17th - 19th September 2021
Third weekend at the top for the latest Marvel character as the movie takes an excellent $42 Million from 44 countries, a 41% drop over last weekend.
The movie has been one of the strongest new characters for the Marvel franchise and this week its total global gross climbs to $320.5 Million.
Shang-Chi is now the 5th top movie of 2021 globally and the 3rd top Hollywood movie of the year behind Black Widow and Fast and Furious 9.
Warner Bros. release Director Denis Villeneuve telling of Frank Herbert's classic Sci-Fi novel across 24 countries this weekend and the movie makes its debut at number 2 this weekend with $36.8 Million.
The movie is getting a slow global release with much of the world getting it in October, and this could mean the film gets a long global shelf life.
Previews have happened in America and the UK for the movie and the reviews have been favourable which could make it one of the top global movies of the year, although this also happened with Villeneuve Blade Runner 2049 and that movie didn't perform as well as expected.
Chinese movies have done exceptionally well this year and another hit movie from the country makes its debut at number 3 this weekend with a gross of $18.6 Million from a single terretory.
Director Shawn Levy's video game inspired movie has done far better than expected and this weekend drops to number 4 but still takes $13.6 Million from 49 countries, a 41% drop over last weekend.
This takes the movies total global gross to $298.2 Million over its 6 weeks of release and is the 6th top movie of 2021 across the world.
Another movie which has done better than expected is the children's TV favourite gone to the big screen which this weekend takes $7.3 Million, only a 7% drop, from a massive 56 countries giving it a total global gross of $103.2 Million after 6 weeks of release.
30th August 2021
Free Guy spends its third weekend at the top of the Global box office this weekend as its faces potential strong competition from newcomer Candyman.
As it turned out the Ryan Reynolds starring movie took a commanding lead over the Candyman remake which has to accept being the top new movie at number 2.
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Global box office top 5 breakdown weekend 27th - 29th August 2021.
The Shawn Levy directed sleeper hit of the summer remains at the top of the global box office for a third straight weekend with a gross of $50.8 Million from 48 countries, a slim 30% drop which is fantastic for a number 1 movie on its third weekend.
The movie has been on the global box office for three weeks and has taken a total gross of $165.4 Million.
The highest debut of the weekend comes in at number 2, the remake/reboot of the Candyman franchise which was fist released in the mid '90's.
The movie got decent reviews but a release in 52 countries gives it a debut gross of $27.5 Million, almost half that of the top movie of the weekend.
The children's favourite makings its mark on the big screen falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of $16.9 Million from 47 countries, a good 34% drop over last weekend, giving the movie a $61.8 Million total after 3 weeks of release.
The hit Chinese movie is still only released in 4 countries but still manages to retain a top 5 position, this week at number 4 with $9.3 Million, a 30% drop over last weekend, the movie has a total gross of $165.4 Million after 5 weeks.
Disney's action adventure movie has a slow start on the box office but has retained good number over the weeks and this weekend takes $7.7 Million from 50 countries, a 25% drop.
After 5 weeks of release the movie has taken $187 Million and is the 10th top movie if 2021 globally.
23rd August 2021
Free Guy held on for a second weekend as the top film across the world with The Paw Patrol Movie impressively jumping to number 2 on its second weekend.
There were no new movies hitting the top 5 this weekend with the top new film of the weekend entering the chart at number 9 with Reminiscence taking $5 Million on its debut, Hostage: Missing Celebrity is new at 10 with $4.4 Million.
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Sawn Levys action comedy set in a video game universe remains at the top of the global box office this weekend with a gross of $35.8 Million from 47 countries, a very slim 29% drop over last weekend.
The movie has a global gross of $111.9 Million after 2 weeks of release and is set to enter the top 20 of 2021 by next weekend.
Proving to be a big global hit the children's movie climbs from 10 to 2 this weekend with a gross of $25.8 Million from 34 countries, a massive 78% increase over last weekend.
The movie has a total gross after 2 weeks of $34.5 Million.
The Chinese hit movie is now 4 weeks on and takes $13.2 Million from 4 countries this weekend, a 50% drop over last week, giving the movie a $146.6 Million in total.
The comic book super villain movie from director James Gunn falls to 4 and takes $12.1 Million from a massive 74 countries, a 51% drop over last week, this gives the movie a 4 weekend total of $140.7 Million.
Falling to 5 this weekend is Disneys jungle adventure movie which takes $10.3 Million from 50 countries, a good 34% drop on its 4th weekend, the movie has a total global gross of $173.7 Million.
16th August 2021
As the movies that were delayed due to the pandemic keep hitting the global box office we get another new movie making its debut at the top, this week its Free Guy which has a better debut than expected.
Horror sequel Don't Breathe 2 also gets a new entry at number 5 this weekend while the Aretha Franklin Bio-Pic Respect gets a debut at number 6 with $8.8 Million.
Sinkhole and The Paw Patrol Movie finish off the top 10 with debut's at 9 and 10 respectively and $6 Million and $5.8 Million respectively.
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Global box office top 5 breakdown weekend 13th - 15th August 2021
Delayed in cinemas because of the pandemic the Ryan Reynolds starring comedy finally gets a release and hits the top of the global box office on its debut.
The movie is a feel good comedy about a video game non playable character who suddenly realises what he is, and just maybe this is what the world needs right now as the movie takes just over $50 Million on its debut from 42 countries.
The Chinese produced movie movies back up to number 2 this weekend with a release in a couple more territories and this weekend takes $26.3 Million from just 3 countries, an 18% increase from last weekend.
This gives the movie a total global gross of $122.2 Million after 3 weeks of release.
Falling from the top on its third weekend of release the comic book bad guy movie takes $24.7 Million this weekend from a massive 71 countries, a large 60% drop from last weekend where is went on wide release.
The movie has been around for 3 weeks now and has taken $118 Million globally.
The Disney adventure movie based on a themepark ride takes $15.7 Million this weekend from 50 countries, a 49% drop over last weekending, giving the movie a $154.1 Million total after 3 weeks.
A sequel to the 2016 original Don't Breathe hits the global box office at number 5 this weekend with a debut gross of $14 Million from 24 countries.
9th August 2021
The James Gunn directed The Suicide Squad climbs to the top of the global box office as it gets its North American debut.
There were no new releases on the global box office top 10 this weekend although Fast and Furious 9 did get a large boost in its weekly gross as it gets a Chinese release.
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Global box office top 5 breakdown weekend 6th - 8th August 2021
Starring Margot Robbie and Idris Elba among an all star cast, the second interpretation of the comic boob material makes its debut at number 10 last weekend and this week after a North American debut makes it to the top of the global box office.
The movie takes $61.5 Million from 71 countries, a massive 89% increase over last weekend, giving the film a total gross of $72.2 Milllion after 2 weeks on the box office.
The Disney movie based on a ride falls to number 2 this weekend with a global gross of $30.7 Million over the weekend from 50 countries, a 50% drop, giving the movie a 2 week gross of $121.8 Million.
The Chinese hit movie is still only released in the single country and this week falls to 3 on the global box office, but it still took $21.5 Million, a 42% drop over last weekend.
The movie has now taken $82.3 Million over its 2 weeks of release.
The latest movie from The Fast Saga has been on the box office for 12 weeks now and this week gets a boost from a Chinese release, it jumps from 8 to 4 and takes $13.2 Million from 62 countries, a 19% increase over last week.
The movies global gross now sits at $661 Million and its the third highest global movie of 2021.
Another movie jumping up the chart from 9 to number 5, the movie is only released in China and this week takes $9.5 Million, a slim 8% drop over last weekend, giving the film a total of $16 Million after 2 weeks of release.