27th January 2021
One again there was little in the way of new release which means the top 5 movies more or less stayed the same as the previous week.
The Liam Neeson starring The Marksman remained at the top and and The Croods: A New Age and <>Wonder Woman 1984 swapped places, and thats it really!
There was one new entry one he chart, Our Friend starring Dakota Johnson and Jason Segel limped in at number 8 with $250,000 over the weekend.
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Here is a rundown of the US top 5 movies 22nd - 24th January 2021
Remaining at the top for a second weekend is the Liam Neeson action movie directed by Robert Lorenz which takes $2.03 million, a 37% drop.
The movie has taken $6.09 Million after 2 weeks of release.
The animated sequel movie directed by Joel Crawford takes $1.82 Million, an 11% drop from last weekend.
The movie has taken $41.83 Million over a 9 week release.
Sinking a bit faster than Warner would have expected the DC Universe sequel movie takes $1.6 Million over the weekend, a 38% drop.
The film which came out on HBO Max and cinemas over christmas has now taken $37.7 Million after 5 weeks.
Starring Tom Hanks the movie has Oscar buzz and take $810,000 this weekend, 23% down from last weekend, giving the movie a total of $9.65 Million over 5 weeks.
Starring Milla Jovovich the video game movie adaptation takes $810,000 over the weekend, down 12% from last weekend, the movie now has $10.18 Million over 6 weeks of release.
19th January 2021
After scoring a big hit towards the end of 2020 with Honest Thief Liam Neeson is back once again in the Pandemic era with The Marksman which makes its debut a the top.
With many cinemas in the US still closed there are no other new film on the top 10 this weekend and the top 5 just performs a bit of a shift with everything dropping one place.
With no sigh yet of a return to normal we have a while to wait until we get a substantial new release.
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Weekly breakdown of the US top 5 15th - 17th January 2021
Liam Neeson strikes again as he returns to the top in his latest starring role which takes $3.2 Million on its debut weekend.
Compared to Neeson's last release during the COVID-19 pandemic this is a little lower as Honest Thief took $3.7 Million on its debut.
The DC Universe superhero movie is available on streaming which will have effected its box office performance but this week falls from the top where it spent 3 weeks to number 2 with $2.6 Million, only 13% down from last weekend.
The movie has now taken $35.8 Million over its for weeks of release, as a comparison the original Wonder Woman from 2017 had taken $318.1 Million by the same point, but a comparison is unfair of course.
Doing surprisingly well still is the animated sequel starring Nicholas Cage which this week takes just over $2 Million, an increase of 11% from last weekend.
This pushes the movies total gross to $39.2 Million after 8 weeks of release, quite a feat considering the pandemic and that the movie is available on streaming.
The Tom Hanks staring Oscar contender falls to 4 this weekend with a gross of $1 Million, 15% drop from last weekend, giving the movie $8.5 Million after 4 weeks of release.
Paul W.S. Anderson's video game adaptation is at 5 this weekend with $920,000, 17% down from last weekend, giving the movie a new total of $9 Million after 5 weeks.