"Minions: The Rise of Gru" (Minions: The Rise of Gru) with domestic sales of $108.5 million in the first week of release, the record for the highest opening. It broke on Independence Day and finally surpassed Paramount's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" (with an opening of $115.9 million).
Minions' high sales As the fifth film in Universal and Illumination's popular franchise, Despicable Me, it is a comforting sign of the gradual return of families to movie theaters after the Corona pandemic. After Disney's "Lightyear" failed to meet expectations and received a cold reception from the audience, Hollywood sought to test the ability of animations to attract audiences with the release of "Minions: Rise of the Grove". The importance of animation sales is due to the fact that until recently, families did not want to come to the theaters with minors, who are the critical demographic for selling movies at the box office; Therefore, the high sales of this animation can be considered as a window of hope for cinema to return to its pre-corona epidemic state. The opening sales of "Minions: Rise of the Gru" are almost in line with the first part, "Minions" (2015); The film grossed around $115 million domestically in its first three days of release.
Minions: Rise of the Groove is directed by Kyle Balda and sees the return of Steve Carell as Groove in the fifth film of the popular Despicable Me franchise. " Are. Other voice actors of the film include Pierre Coffin, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, Rosa, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless and Dolph Lundgren noted. The adventures of this movie is a continuation of the previous episode, "Minions", and it follows Gru who enters an interview to join a new evil group, but this interview does not go well at all and suddenly Gru becomes the first-class enemy of this evil group. Until the moment of writing this report, Rotten Tomatoes scores 64 out of 100 and Metacritic scores 56 out of 100 for the new Illumination animation, which indicates its relative success among critics.
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Since Minions are so popular among children around the world, the international sales of this film could have a surprising impact on its total revenue. The latest installment of Minions has so far earned 93.7 million dollars internationally, which has brought the total sales to 202.21 million dollars. box office is very important and it is one of the days that can bring a lot of income for many movies. High ticket sales on this day is a very encouraging sign of cinema's relative return to normal. The total income of Independence Day in 2021 was about 69 million dollars, which was due to the rules caused by the Corona quarantine and the closure of 20% of movie theaters. It is expected that this figure will reach 250 million dollars this year, which is considered an extraordinary growth.
With a general look at the box office table of the last few weeks, we can realize another promising fact; Currently, there is not just one film that is the undisputed ruler of the box office and there are several films that are selling well and together they have generated a good turnover. Meanwhile, during the Corona epidemic, films such as "Spider-Man: No Way Home", "F9: The Fast Saga" and "No Time to Die" (No Time to Die) had great sales but overshadowed all the films that were released at the same time and reduced the sales of these works significantly. "Top Gun: Maverick" and "Jurassic World: Dominion" were also able to experience high sales along with "Minions: Rise of the Grove".
According to Comscore, the resulting income The sales of films in June this year exceeded 985 million dollars, while the income in June 2021 and the peak of Corona was 409 million dollars. Of course, there is still a long way to go to return to the pre-pandemic era when box office sales exceeded one billion dollars in June.
The second place on the box office table is reserved for "Top Gun: Maverick", which is still selling well despite a 13.7% drop in the sixth week of release. Tom Cruise's new action film grossed $25.54 million domestically, which has grossed $1.1 billion so far, including international sales of $544.5 million. Paramount's Patriots is currently the top-grossing film of 2022 in North America and is the second-highest-grossing film of the pandemic era behind Spider-Man: No Way Home with a total of $1.9 billion, and it's a bit unlikely that at least In this one particular case, it can be the wrist of Marvel to sleep It is important to mention that a large part of the film's sales came from the screening in advanced IMAX and 3D formats, which makes watching the second part of "Top Gun" even more exciting.
"Top Gun: Maverick" by It is directed by Joseph Koshinsky and in addition to Tom Cruise, other actors such as Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glenn Powell, Louis Pullman, Ed Harris, Monica Barbaro and Val Kilmer are playing roles in it. The adventures of the second part 36 take place after the original film and follow Captain Maverick (Tom Cruise) who has returned to train a group of young and rebellious pilots.
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Elvis, the champion of last week's box office, this week has fallen two places to the third place. This biography had 19 million dollars in domestic sales in the second week of release. Including the international sales of 46.2 million dollars, "Elvis" has sold a total of 113.52 million dollars so far. It is one of the symbols of the 20th century. Austin Butler plays the role of Elvis and the legendary Tom Hanks also plays the role of Colonel Tom Parker, the opportunistic manager of Elvis, and the whole story of the Rise and fall of this star is told from his point of view. Other actors in this film include Helen Thomson, Richard Roxbury, Olivia De Jong, Luke Bracey, Natasha Bassett, David Wenham and Kelvin Harrison Jr. This biographical film was screened for the first time at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival and was well received by critics. The high sales of the film in the second week of general release show that the audience liked the film and Elvis Presley, as one of the music legends, still has a lot of fans among different generations. "Elvis" has scored 78 out of 100 on Rotten Tomatoes and 64 out of 100 on Metacritic. . The last part of the trilogy "Jurassic World" had domestic sales of $15.65 million in its fourth week of release, which, including international sales of $492.69 million, has sold $824.51 million worldwide so far. A large part of the income of this film, like "Top Gun: Maverick", was obtained from the screening with advanced formats such as IMAX and 3D.
Colin Truro, who directed the first part of the "Jurassic World" trilogy. In "Jurassic World: Realm" and with the presence of actors such as Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, BD Wong, Omar Sy and Isabella Sermon, he is narrating a new saga in the world of dinosaurs. The adventures of this episode take place four years after the destruction of Isla Nabor; Dinosaurs live completely freely with humans and hunt, but this seemingly peaceful coexistence threatens the future of the world. It fell to the fifth place in the box office table. This horror and crime film grossed $12.3 million domestically in 3,156 theaters in North America. Including the international sales of 26.95 million dollars, it had a total of 74.41 million dollars worldwide sales. Scott Derrickson directed "Black Phone" and stars Ethan Hawke, Mason Thomas, Madeleine McGraw and James Ronson. The film tells the story of a masked killer (Ethan Hawke) who kidnaps a 13-year-old boy and tortures him. This movie is rated R and is not recommended for people under 18 years of age. So far, the film has scored 83 out of 100 on Rotten Tomatoes and 65 out of 100 on Metacritic.
Angus McLean spin-off He recently directed "Toy Story" and prominent figures such as Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Dale Soules, Taika Waititi, Peter Son, and Uzo Aduba are voicing various characters. This action and sci-fi movie tells the story of a space ranger named Buzz Lightyear (Chris Evans) who later became the inspiration for a doll of the same name in the Toy Story franchise. Baz and his colleagues are stuck on a planet that is 4 million light-years away from Earth and they have to return home by implementing mind-boggling plans.
"Mr. Malcolm's List" was another movie that experienced its first week of release. This historical drama directed by Emma Holly Jones and featuring actors such as Theo James, Freida Pinto, Zoe Ashton and Sup Diriso takes place in the 19th century and follows the story of a young girl who encounters a mysterious and rich suitor. This film had domestic sales of 851.85 thousand dollars in the first week of release and was ranked seventh in the box office table.
The action and science-fiction film "Everything Everywhere All at Once" ) directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, in the 15th week of the release, with domestic sales of 551.97 thousand dollars, it was placed in the 8th place of the box office table like last week. The film narrates the story of a Chinese immigrant who finds the ability to travel between different worlds and meet different versions of himself.
The 9th place in the box office table is held by the Marvel wizard with "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness". It has fallen three steps compared to last week with domestic sales of $390,000, which, of course, seems reasonable despite its release on the Disney+ streaming service. Sam Raimi, the mastermind behind the original Spider-Man trilogy, is also working on Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The story is about a brain and neurosurgeon named Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), who after performing a dangerous spell, travels to multiple worlds to face a mysterious new enemy and other versions of himself. In addition to Cumberbatch, there are other actors such as Chiwitle Ejiofor as Carl Mordo, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff or Scarlett Witch, and Juchitel Gomez as America Chavez (a teenager who has the ability to travel in multiple worlds).
There is an Indian movie called Jug Jugg Jeeyo at the 10th place of the box office table. This romantic comedy film directed by Raj Mehta and featuring actors like Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor tells the story of two couples from different generations who each face many challenges in their married life. Jug Jugg Jeeyo grossed $308,000 in its second week of release in 318 theaters in North America.Name of Movie Week of Release Weekend Sales Total Sales Minions: The Rise of Gru
Minions: The Rise of Gru 108 51 108.51 Top Gun: Maverick 6 25.54 564.02 Elvis Elvis 2 19 67.32 Jurassic World Dominion 4 15.65 331.81 Black Phone
The Black Phone 2 12.30 47.46 Lightyear
Lightyear 3 6.57 105.36 Mr. Malcolm's List
Mr. Malcolm's List 1 0.851 0.851 Everything Everywhere All at Once 15 0.551 67.01 Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness 9 0. 390 410.54 Jug Jugg Jeeyo 2 0.308 1.03
* Sales figures are based on million dollars.
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