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Los Angeles: “F9: The Fast Saga” grabbed the top spot at the weekend box office in North American theaters upon its release, while horror movie “A Quiet Place Part II” continued to do well.
Chasing is the tenth installment in the “Fast and Furious” movie series, and once again brings together actor Vin Diesel as a car lover. sports speed, and actress Michelle Rodriguez who takes on the role of his wife.
In its first weekend after opening, the action movie grossed $70 million in theaters in the United States and Canada between Friday and Sunday, according to provisional figures released by the specialist company, Exhibitor Relations.
This is the largest revenue for a movie in the first weekend after its release in theaters since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, according to the two specialized media outlets, Deadline and Variety.
“F9: The Fast Saga” leads John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place Part II” horror movie, which continues its momentum, if it brings in $6.2 million weekly, taking his cumulative earnings to more than 136 million in five weeks.
As for the comedy “The hitman’s wife’s bodyguard”, which is also a sequel to a cinematic series, it came in third place with 4.9 million dollars, despite the sharp criticism it was met with, bringing its total revenue to 26 million in two weeks.
It was followed by a small difference in the children’s movie “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway”, which came in fourth with just under 4.9 million dollars, and its total in three weeks of showings reached about 29 million dollars.
“Cruella”, starring Emma Stone, grossed $3.7 million this week, taking its total to $71 million in five weeks, taking it to fifth place.