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25thframe.co.uk > News > World Box Office Figures 27th - 29th August 2021: Candyman just falls short of the top as Free Guy spends a third weekend at the top

World Box Office Figures 27th - 29th August 2021: Candyman just falls short of the top as Free Guy spends a third weekend at the top

Robert Hyde

Free Guy
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.

Global box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Free Guy (3rd Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Candyman (@2)
  • Longest run - Fast & Furious 9 (15 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Fast & Furious 9 ($704.2 Million)

Global box office top 5 breakdown weekend 27th - 29th August 2021.

Free Guy

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.

Candyman

Candyman 2021

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 Paw Patrol Movie

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.

Raging Fire

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.

Jungle Cruise

Jungle Cruise

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.

This weeks top 10 World Box Office films

  1. Free Guy - $50,856,000
  2. Candyman - $27,599,000
  3. The Paw Patrol Movie - $16,925,000
  4. Raging Fire - $9,335,000
  5. Jungle Cruise - $7,720,000
  6. The Suicide Squad - $6,635,000
  7. The Boss Baby 2 - $4,731,000
  8. Reminiscence - $4,520,000
  9. Don't Breathe 2 - $4,435,000
  10. Fast & Furious 9 - $3,743,000
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