by M. Night Shyamalan Knocking in the Cabin and 80 for Brady knocks James Cameron Avatar: The Way of Water from the top of the domestic box office with $14.2 million and $12.5 million respectively The deadline.
Both are nothing to write home about. Shyamalan once drew $40 million opening weekends in his heyday but settled for smaller market fare by making low-budget thrillers that didn’t require huge profits to be successful. Knocking in the Cabin costing $20 million and likely to be completed around Ancient $48 million domestic total. Meanwhile, 80 for Brady is playing the long game and hopes that older people will take advantage of the discounted ticket prices in the coming weeks.
With the Super Bowl next week and the release of Titanic, it may take a lot of work for both films to achieve anything more profitable in the coming weeks. In addition, Ant man and the Wasp: Quantumania it’s just around the corner.
Also, don’t feel sorry for Cameron. his Avatar The sequel was a monster hit with $636 million domestically and $2.174 billion worldwide. The box office sensation dropped just 32 percent in its eighth week of release for a $10.8 million weekend.
Box Office Results: Domestic Top 10
1.) Knocking in the Cabin (Uni) 3,643 theaters, Fri $5.42M, Sat $5.47M Sun $3.3M 3-day $14.2M/Wk 1
2.) 80 for Brady (Par) 3,912 theaters, Fri $4.7M, Sat $4.55M, Sun $3.25 3-day $12.5M/Wk 1
3.) Avatar: The Way of Water (December) 3,310 theaters (-290), Fri $2.4M (-35%), Sat $5.4M Sun $3M 3-day $10.8M (-32%), Total $636.4M/Week 8
4.) Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (Uni) 3,290 theaters (-162), Fri $1.69M (-31%), Sat $3.7M Sun $2.46M 3-day $7.95M (-24%) , Total $151.2M/Wk 7
5.) BTS: More to come (Tra) 1,125 theaters, Fri $1.68M, Sat $2.7M Sun $1.9M 3-day $6.3M, Total $9.1M/Wk 1
6.) A Man Called Otto (Sony) 3,407 (-550) theaters, Fri $1.1M (-43%), Sat $1.9M Sun $1.1M 3-day $4.1M (-37%) Total $53M/Wk 6
7.) M3GAN (Uni) 2,835 theaters (-581), Fri $950K (-43%), Sat $1.8M Sun $1M 3-day $3.8M (-39%), Total $87.5M/Wk 5
8.) lost (Sony) 2,565 (-460) theaters, Fri $945K Sat $1.79M Sun $990K 3-day $3.7M (-34%) Total $23M/Wk 3
9.) Selected Season 3 (Fath) 1,546 theaters, Fri $2.27M, Sat $783K Sun $587K 3-day $3.64M, Total $5.3M/Wk 1
10.) Pathan (YSR) 700 (+5) theaters, Fri $686K, Sat $1.1M Sun $841K, 3-day $2.7M (-61%), Total $14.2M/Wk 2