Transformers: The Awakening emerges victorious from the battle at the American box office by surpassing Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse with 60 million grossing.
The one that was consumed over the weekend at box office USA it was a heated battle that saw the Transformers: The Awakening triumph over Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. The new chapter in the Transformers saga debuted with a solid $60.5 million collected in 3,678 theaters, achieving an average per theater of $16,449. According to Comscore, receipts in the second weekend of June increased by 5% compared to 2022 and this is a positive sign in view of the imminent release of summer blockbusters. It should be taken into account that the Steven Caple Jr. film starring Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback cost 200 million dollars. It will need to be a huge hit at the international box office to recoup its costs, as previous Transformers films have garnered as much as 70% of overall box office earnings outside of the US and Canada. Here’s our As teases our review of Transformers: The Awakening, which has so far raised $110 million from 68 overseas markets, bringing it to a global total of $170.5 million.
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Despite having lost the first position, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse has something to celebrate having passed the milestone of 226 million domestic and 390 million global after 10 days of its release in theaters. Another 55.4 million in receipts over the weekend allow the film to become the highest-grossing animated film ever in Sony’s history, having already surpassed the total collection of the previous chapter Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Here is our review of Spider-man: Across the Spider-Verse, which also marks the third-most opening weekend of any Spider-Man film.
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The takings of The Little Mermaid consolidate, securing another 22.7 million, reaching a total of 228.8 million domestically and aiming to exceed 500 million globally. Below you will also find our review of The Little Mermaid, a reinterpretation of the classic fairy tale starring Halle Bailey, praised for her performance in the role of the protagonist, Melissa McCarthey and Javier Bardem.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 holds on to fourth place, continuing to rack up millions upon millions. In the sixth week of its stay in the charts, the cinecomic Marvel collects another 7 million which brings it to a total of 335.4 million and confirms itself as a new great success for Marvel. Here our review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3.
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Fifth place slips The Boogeyman, adaptation of the 1973 Stephen King story The baubau. The horror, in its second week on the charts, grossed $7 million, bringing it to a total of $24.7 million. As the review of The Boogeyman reveals, Chris Messina as the father of two daughters grappling with the recent death of his mother who has to deal with a terrifying supernatural entity that preys on families and feeds on the suffering of its victims.