Box Office Report for the Week of March 20

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Matt Reeves‘ The Batman fell -45% in its third frame, yet still easily led the box office with $36.8M, as a new anime title surpassed all expectations in the runner-up slot. The Robert Pattinson-led superhero epic now has a worldwide box office total of $598.1 million.

FUNimation’s anime fantasy Jujutsu Kaisen 0 outperformed all expectations with an estimated $17.6M opening weekend in second place.

That’s -22% behind the $2.7M opening of FUNimation’s April 2021 comparable anime fantasy Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train.

Set in the 1970s, A24’s horror movie X marked the spot with a fourth place opening of $4.4M. Compared to the openings for other similar A24 horror titles in recent years, that’s -33% behind Midsommar ($6.5M), -50% behind The Witch ($8.8M), and -68% behind Hereditary ($13.5M).

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

  1. The Batman – $36.8M (-45%) – 4,302 theatres
  2. Jujutsu Kaisen 0  – $17.69M – 2,286 theatres
  3. Uncharted – $8M (-14%) – 3,700 theatres
  4. – $4.4M – 2,865 theatres
  5. Dog – $4M (-21%) – 3,307 theatres
  6. Spider-Man: No Way Home – $3.2M (-21%) – 2,585 theatres
  7. Death on the Nile – $1.7M (-30%) – 2,050 theatres
  8. The Outfit – $1.51M – 1,324 theatres
  9. The Kashmir Files – $1.48M – 230 theatres
  10. Sing 2 – $1.48M (-8%) – 1,838 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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