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.