30th November 2021
Disney release their new movie Encanto at the US box office this weekend and hit the top of the box office again this year while the much anticipated House of Gucci comes in at number 3 on its debut.
Also making a debut on this weeks top 5 is Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City at number 5 while further down the box office Paul Thomas Anderson's new movie Licorice Pizza makes its debut at 13 with $336,000 and For the Love of Money starring James Caan is new at 15 with $232,000.
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US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 26th - 28th November 2021
Disney release their latest animated feature in cinemas only this weekend and the movie makes its debut at the top of the US box office with a weekend gross of $27 Million.
It was the Thanksgiving week in the US so the movie was released on Wednesday before the big day and the movie has actually taken $40.5 Million since release.
The Ghostbusters sequel falls to number 2 after a week at the top with a gross of $24.5 Million, a 44% drop on its second weekend.
Despite the not so good reception from the review press audiences has enjoyed the movie and this week its total gross sits at $87.7 Million.
Director Ridley Scott brings his next movie to the big screen and had acting giants Lady Gaga and Adam Driver among other as he brings the true story of the creation of fashion empire Gucci to the big screen.
The movie takes $14.2 Million over its debut weekend of release but again it was released on the Wednesday of Thanksgiving week and has to date taken $22 Million.
Director Chloe Zhao Marvel movie falls to number 4 this weekend with a gross of $7.9 Million, a small 27% drop over last weekend, taking the movies total to $150.6 Million and it is now the 7th top movie if 2021.
Director Johannes Roberts takes over helming a Resident Evil movie from Paul W.S. Anderson, and after rebooting the franchise and sticking closer the original video game source he brings the movie to the box office at number 5.
The movie takes $5.2 Million on its debut weekend.
8th October 2021
A new trailer for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City has been released, and those who have played the original video game are going to find things a little familiar.
?ALERT? from #NYCC: Be the first to witness the origin of Evil in the ??NEW TRAILER?? for #ResidentEvil: #WelcomeToRaccoonCity.— Resident Evil (@ResidentEvil) October 7, 2021
See it exclusively in movie theaters November 24. https://t.co/cd7mZuuChi pic.twitter.com/GhsQ5CMKdy
Forget the Resident Evil movies that were directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and starred Milla Jovovich, from the look of this new trailer this one is a re-telling set in the world of the original video game.
The video game was first released on the Playstation 1 in 1996 and saw a group of soldiers trying to solve the mystery of Raccoon City when they get trapped in a large mansion infested with zombies.
And in this new trailer the moment you see the mansion hallway you are taken straight into the video game.
The new movie is directed by Johannes Roberts and stars Hannah John-Kamen and Kaya Scodelario and has a release date of December 3rd in the UK and November 24th in America.
There is also a new poster which you can see below.