14th October 2021
The much delayed new Bond movie makes its debut at the top of the US box office this weekend as No Time To Die knocks off the Venom movie sequel after a week at the top.
The only other new movie on this weeks top 10 is Lamb which makes its debut at number 7 with just over $1 Million in weekend grosses.
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US box office top weekend breakdown 8th - 10th October 2021
Bond movie number 25 makes its debut at the top of the US box office this weekend with a weekend gross of $56 Million.
This is lower than the last three Bond movies, SPECTRE, Skyfall and Quantum of Solace but it is higher than Daniel Craig's first Bond outing Casino Royale.
This is unsurprising as the movie has been delayed many times, but it has had good word of mouth and favourable reviews, but people are still nervous going back to the cinema, but this movie, and a few big future releases, could change that.
The Venom sequel movie falls to number 2 on its second weekend of release with $32 Million, a quite large 64% drop over last weekend, which was to be expected.
The movie has now make a total of $141.6 Million so far in the US and it is quite incredibly the 5th top grossing movie of 2021 so far having slipped in between Free Guy and A Quiet Place Part II.
The animated sequel falls to number 2 this weekend with $10 Million taken over the weekend, a 42% drop over its debut last weekend.
this gives the movie a total US gross of $31.1 Million over its 2 weeks of release, the movie could see a boost in a couple of weeks as Halloween hits but then we will see it sink out of the box office chart.
The smash hit Marvel movie falls to number 4 this weekend with a weekend gross of $4.2 Million, a slim 31% drop condering its the movies 6th weekend.
THe movie has now taken an incredible $212.4 Million over its 6 week run and is the top grossing movie, so far, of 2021.
The Sopranos prequel movie drops to number 5 this weekend with $1.45 Million, a large 69% drop, giving the movie a 2 weekend total gross of $7.4 Million.
13th October 2021
The new Bond movie No Time To Die has climbed to number 1 on its second weekend of release replacing last weeks top movie The Battle at Lake Changjin.
With the Bond movie spreading to even movie countries this weekend and no big new releases there were no new movies on the top 10 global box office.
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Global box office top 5 weekend breakdown 8th - 10th October 2021.
The 25th Bond movie goes wider this week with a release in countries like America where it made its debut at the top, and hit the top of the global box office with a weekend gross of $145.5 Million from 67 countries, an 18% increase from last weekend.
The movie has turned into one of the biggest Bond movie of all time and to far has taken $313.2 Million, and its the 8th top movie of 2021 globally.
The Chinese hit movie falls from the top to number 2 this weekend with a gross 53% lower than last weekend at $108.3 Million, the movie is still only released in China.
This pushes the movie total gross to $632 Million and its the 4th top movie of 2021 globally.
The Venom sequel remains at number 3 this weekend with $56.8 Million from 14 countries, a 45% drop, giving the movie a total global gross of $185.5 Million after 2 weeks.
Remaining at number 4 this weekend is the second hit Chinese of the weekend with $19 Million from 3 countries, a massive 78% drop, this gives the movie a total global gross of $181.8 Million after 2 weeks.
The sequel animated movie stays at number 5 this weekend with $14.5 Million from 13 countries, a 19% drop, giving the movie a total of $35.7 after 2 weeks.
5th October 2021
Making its debut at the top of the US box office this weekend is the sequel movie Venom: Let There Be Carnage which gives us the best opening weekend of the pandemic, and one of the best October weekends in the US.
Also new this week at number 2 is the sequel animated feature The Addams Family 2 and the prequel movie The Many Saints of Newark which came in at number 4.
Further down the top 10 Indina movie Chal Mera Putt 3 was new at 9 with a debut gross of $644,000 and The Jesus Music was new at 19 with $548,848.
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North American box office top 5 breakdown 1st - 3rd October 2021
The Villainous Venom from the Spider-Man universe makes its debut at the top of the US box office this week in the sequel movie which brings in the kind of figures not seen since before the start of the global pandemic.
The movie takes an amazing $90 Million on its debut weekend, and in fact it outgrossed the original Venom movie from 2018 which took $80.2 Million on its debit.
The opening gross of the movie is so good it is the 8th top grossing movie of 2021 in North America after a single weekend.
Another sequel movie is a new entry at number 2 this weekend at the kooky Addams Family make their debut with a weekend gross of $17.3 Million.
The first movie in the animated series too $30 Million in 2019 at the same time of year, but that movie had better word of mouth, still expect this to hang around and do well over the upcoming Halloween season.
After 4 weeks at the top of the North American box office Marvels latest superhero movie falls to number 3 with a weekend gross of $6.1 Million, a large 53% drop over last weekend, not surprising as it targets a very similar audience to Venom: Let There Be Carnage.
The movie is now the top grossing box office film in the US for 2021 with $206.1 Million, it may be a short stay as there are some of the years biggest film released over the coming months, but still its one of the best debuts for a new character in the long running MCU.
The Sopranos was a massive TV event between 1999 and when it ended abruptly in 2007, after which its star James Gandolfini died suddenly.
The stars son Micheal Gandolfini takes over from his late father in a prequel movie to the TV series which makes its debut this weekend at number 3 with a gross of $4.6 Million.
The musical comedy drama drop to number 5 on its second weekend of release with a gross of $2.4 Million, a large 67% drop over last weekend, this gives the movie a total US gross of $11.8 Million.
4th October 2021
This weekend might go down in history as the weekend where cinema across the globe came back to life after the pandemic as globally there were 5 massive new releases which out performed expectations and created an all new box office top 5.
At the top is the Chinese movie The Battle At Lake Changjin which was only released in China and yet out grossed all in its path, then there was the new Bond movie No Time To Die which is the second top movie of the weekend.
The North American champion Venom: Let There Be Carnage makes its debut at three, while the Chinese movie My Country, My Parents is at 4 and finally The Addams Family 2 is new at 5.
Last weeks top movie, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings falls to number 6 this weekend.
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Global box office top 5 breakdown 1st - 3rd October 2021.
Released only in China the highly anticipated war movie starring Jing Wu and directed by Kaige Chen, Dante Lam and Hark Tsui takes 40% of this weeks global top 10 with a debut gross of $232.9 Million.
This is one of the biggest debut weekends in China and is a real sign that the Chinese public are going back to the movies, it out preforms No Time To Die by over $100 Million.
Very impressively the movie is already the 8th top movie globally of 2021.
The long delayed 25th James Bond movie finally makes its debut and lands at number 2 on the global box office with a very impressive $119.1 Million from 54 locations.
The movie is still to open in many bog markets including North America and China, so this is just the start of its long box office run helping to bring people back to cinemas.
Getting a release in just 2 territories this week the superhero villain movie from the Spider-Man universe lands on the global box office at 3 with $103 Million.
$90 Million of this was in North America where is landed at number 1, the movie is still to be released in most of the world but the sequel movie has made an impressive start.
Another movie which has only been released in China this weekend the threequel has been over shadowed by the number 1 movie The Battle At Lake Changjin but still gets an impressive debut at number 4 with $90.6 Million.
Completing an all new top 5 the sequel animated movie, like most of this weeks top 5, is only released in 1 country and land at 5 with $18 Million.