Making its North American debut at number 2 this weekend is the top new movie of the week, the musical Dear Evan Hanson.
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North American box office top 5 breakdown 24th - 26th September 2021
The incredible success of Shang-Chi has given the US and global box office a real boost and has shown the studios that there is still life in cinema despite the strong figures shown by streaming over the long global lockdowns during the pandemic.
This week the Marvel movie takes $13.2 Million on its fourth weekend of release, a 39% drop over last weekend.
This gives the movie a total US gross of $196.4 Million, and the movie has now taken Black Widow at the top grossing movie in the US in 2021, the movie will pass $200 Million by next weekend giving the film another milestone, but there is plenty of competition around the corner so the movie will start its decline from next weekend.
Making its debut at number 2 this weekend is music picture directed by Stephen Chbosky which takes $7.5 Million on its first weekend on the box office.
The movie has a niche market but has done well considering it potential audience, and recent similar movies like The Prom and Everybody's Talking About Jamie have gone direct to streaming.
The smash hit action comedy falls to number 3 this weekend but its success has been well received during the re-opening of cinemas, the movie takes $4.12 Million this weekend, a very slim 19% drop over last week.
The Shawn Levy directed movie has now taken $114.1 Million over its 7 weeks of release, it is currently the 6th top movie of 2021 in North America.
The horror movie remake falls to number 4 this weekend with $2.5 Million, an average 29% drop, giving the film a $56.8 Million total over its 5 weeks of release.
Clint Eastwoods latest movie falls to number 5 on its second weekend of release with $2.1 Million weekend, a large 52% drop, giving the movie an $8.3 Million US total.