Box Office Report for the Week of July 31

To the surprise of no one, a superhero film opened at the top spot this weekend. DC League of Super-Pets amassed a decent $23 million this weekend, as the film received favorable reviews and positive word-of-mouth for audiences. Jordan Peele‘s NOPE, on the other hand, dropped at 58% for its second weekend and only grossed $18 million. Not terrible for a second weekend, but not as great as last week’s.

Films like Thor: Love and Thunder, Minions: The Rise of Gru, and Top Gun: Maverick are still making lots of money, especially Maverick, which has passed Jurassic World: Dominion‘s box office record and is now the sixteenth highest-grossing film of all time!

In other record news, Everything Everywhere All At Once has become the first A24 movie to gross over $100 million at the box office. The release of the extended cut has definitely helped the studio to achieve this goal, as it is still finding new viewers every day.

B.J. Novak’s Vengeance barely made an impression this week, opening in tenth place with a $1.7 million gross. Reviews for the film have been very good so far include a rave from Joey here, and the cast Novak assembled is very impressive, though it seems audiences weren’t receptive to the trailer, or the film itself, this weekend.

Here’s the full list of top 10 films for the week:

  1. DC League of Super-Pets (Warner Bros/DC) : $23M – 4,314 theatres
  2. NOPE (Universal): $18.5M (-58.2%) – 3,807 theatres
  3. Thor: Love and Thunder (Disney): $13.0M (-42%) – 3,650 theatres
  4. Minions: The Rise of Gru (Universal): $10.8M (-39.7%) – 3,579 theatres
  5. Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount): $8.2M (-20.2%) – 3,008 theatres
  6. Where the Crawdads Sing (Sony): $7.5M (-27.4%) – 3,526 theatres
  7. Elvis (Warner Bros): $5.8M (-11.5%) – 2,901 theatres
  8. The Black Phone (Universal): $2.4M (-28.8%) – 1,638 theatres
  9. Jurassic World Dominion (Universal): $2.0M (-33.2%) – 1,747 theatres
  10. Vengeance (Focus Features): $1.7M – 998 theatres

Source: Box Office Mojo


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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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