Box Office Report for the Week of September 12th

Although Destin Daniel Cretton‘s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was released in theatres across the world over a week ago, it is still holding the top spot at the box office this weekend, managing to bring in a weekend total of $35.78 million. So far, the film has earned $257.6 million which is incredibly impressive during the pandemic.

But coming in second is Shawn Levy‘s Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds and Jodie Comer which brought in a weekend total of $5.81 million whereas James Wan‘s return to the horror scene, Malignant (reviewed here) earned a total of $5.57 million.

Other top spots include Nia DaCosta‘s Candyman in fourth place, taking home $4.93 million, and Jaume Collet-Serra‘s Jungle Cruise coming in at five, earning $2.44 million. As for Paul Schrader‘s The Card Counter (reviewed here), it took in $1.1 million.

Here’s the full list of the top ten films of the week:

  1. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – $35.78M (-53%) – 4,300 theatres
  2. Free Guy – $5.81M (-35%) – 3,650 theatres
  3. Malignant – $5.57M – 3,485 theatres
  4. Candyman – $4.93M (-52%) – 3,279 theatres
  5. Jungle Cruise – $2.44M (-39%) – 2,800 theatres
  6. Paw Patrol: The Movie – $2.21M (-45%) – 2,820 theatres
  7. Don’t Breathe 2 – $1.1M (-50%) – 1,708 theatres
  8. The Card Counter – $1.1M – 580 theatres
  9. Show Me The Father – $700K – 1,073 theatres
  10. Black Widow – $282K (-64%) – 525 theatres

Source: Box Office Pro


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Written by Caillou Pettis

Caillou Pettis is a professional film critic and has been writing about film for several years across various different publications. Ever since the age of nine, film and the art of filmmaking have been his number one passion. When hes

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