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Box Office Report for the Week of November 24th (Thanksgiving Weekend)

This holiday weekend, Encanto soared in theaters with a $40.3 million during the entirety of the Thanksgiving break, displacing Ghostbusters: Afterlife as the number one movie of the week, but Jason Reitman’s film is holding out fairly strong with a 44% drop for its second week, totaling its grosses at $87.7 million. Ridley Scott‘s House of Gucci opened in third place, marking a solid, if not groundbreaking, start for the adult drama.

It’s also worth noting that Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Licorice Pizza has secured the best pandemic ever box-office opening for an Independent Film, which grossed $335,000 per only four theaters in New York and Los Angeles that were playing it, averaging $83.852 per location, compared to the previous record-holder, Wes Anderson‘s The French Dispatch, which averaged $25.000 per 52 theaters.

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

  1. Encanto (Disney): $27M- 3,980 theatres
  2. Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Sony): $24,5M (-44%) – 4,315 theatres
  3. House of Gucci (MGM): $14,2M- 3,477 theatres
  4. Eternals (Disney): $7,9M (-29%) – 3,165 theatres
  5. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (Sony): $5,3M – 2,803 theatres
  6. Clifford the Big Red Dog (Paramount): $4,9M (-40%) – 3,292 theatres
  7. King Richard (Warner Bros.): $3,3M (-39%) – 3,302 theatres
  8. Dune (Warner Bros.): $2,2M (-32%) – 1,266 theatres
  9. No Time to Die (MGM): $1,8M (-37%) – 1,342 theatres
  10. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (Sony): $1,6M (-46%) – 1,537 theatres

Source: Variety, Box Office Pro

Maxance Vincent is a freelance film and TV critic, and a recent graduate of a BFA in Film Studies at the Université de Montréal. He is currently finishing a specialization in Video Game Studies, focusing on the psychological effects regarding the critical discourse on violent video games.

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Written by Maxance Vincent

Maxance Vincent is a freelance film and TV critic, and a recent graduate of a BFA in Film Studies at the Université de Montréal. He is currently finishing a specialization in Video Game Studies, focusing on the psychological effects regarding the critical discourse on violent video games.

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