After worrying Christmas corridors, the first full weekend in January was a relief for Hollywood and theater owners, thanks to In Avatar: Way of Water and new products M3GAN, a sci-fi themed horror film from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse.
The Way of Water , the only big movie at the end of the year box office , income from $45 million to $27 million in its fourth weekend. Sometime on Saturday or Sunday, the 20th Century and Disney’s props will jump to $ 637 Breaking the million mark at the domestic box office, only two other films to do so since the pandemic began, Spider-Man: No Return and Top-Gun: Maverick. Even before the COVID-11 crisis, this milestone was achieved in any given year by a handful of achieved by people.
M3GAN even beat The Way of Water by $ on Friday .7 million including $2. 75 Millions of Thursday previews. Avatar sequel, grossed $29 .400 Friday Wan, will surpass M3GAN on Saturday.
Nevertheless, M3GAN is looking for a star $27 million-$29 million opening in North America, top open a PG- Horror from A Quiet Place Part II
exist2021. It’s the best opening of any movie released on the first weekend of January since 2021.
Thanks to these two movies, the box office will grow more than over the same weekend of % (Historically, the first frame of January is especially quiet).
Directed by Gerard Johnstone, M3GAN tells the story of a robot doll who becomes obsessed with a young girl. Critics gave the movie high marks from critics, while it received a B CinemaScore from audiences.
Elsewhere, Tom Hanks -starrer A Man Called Otto after expanding to Promising for 4th theater. Sony Pictures is expected to earn between $3.7 million and $4.5 million over the weekend.
Weekend numbers will be updated on Sunday morning.