Sunday, October 2, 2022

Weekend Box-Office: SMILE Dominates With $22 Million Debut While BROS Flops With $4.8 Million

Weekend Box Office Smile

Paramount released the horror film "Smile" in theaters this week and it ended up beating projections and dominating the weekend box-office. However, Universal's romantic comedy "Bros" failed to make much of an impression.

Read more about the weekend box-office after the jump.

The horror film "Smile" opened with $22 million, beating initial projections of a $19 million debut, from 3,645 theaters. The film also raked in another $14.5 million overseas from 58 countries. The film received positive reviews from critics (75% on Rotten Tomatoes), and a lukewarm reception from moviegoers ("B-" CinemaScore).

Last week's #1 movie "Don't Worry Darling", droped to second place with $7.3 million, a steep 62% decline. Overseas, the film grossed $21.9 million from 63 markets.

"The Woman King" finished in third place with $7 million, dropping 36% in its third weekend. The film's domestic total has reached $46.7 million, while overseas its cume is now at $3.9 million from 13 markets.

The rom-com "Bros", which was marketed as the first major-studio theatrical gay romantic comedy, opened with only $4.8 million from 3,350 theaters, below pre-release projections of a debut in the range of $7-9 million. The film's critical reception was positive (91% on Rotten Tomatoes), and audiences enjoyed it ("A" from CinemaScore).

The Top 5 is rounded out by the re-release of James Cameron's "Avatar", which grossed $4.6 million in its second weekend, dropping 55%. The re-release has grossed a total of $18.5 million domestically, and another $39.5 million internationally, adding up to a total of $58.1 million worldwide.

In other news, the Brad Pitt starrer "Bullet Train" finally croseed $100 million this weekend. The film finished in eight place with $2.4 million after a slight increase in screen count. Also, the Indian Tamil-language action drama "PS-1 (Ponniyin Selvan: Part One)" opened in sixth place with $4.1 million.

Rank Title Weekend Gross Domestic Total Foreign Total Budget
1 Smile $22M $22M $14.5M $17M
2 Don't Worry Darling $7.3M $32.8M $21.9M $35M
3 The Woman King $6.9M $46.7M $3.4M $50M
4 Bros $4.8M $4.8M N/A $22M
5 Avatar (Re-Release) $4.6M $18.5M $39.5M $9M
6 Ponniyin Selvan $4M $4M N/A N/A
7 Barbarian $2.8M $33.1M $1.7M $4M
8 Bullet Train $1.4M $101.3M $133.8M $90M
9 DC League of Super-Pets $1.3M $91.6M $101.6M $90M
10 Top Gun: Maverick $1.2M $713.4M $762.9M $170M


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