HomeMovie News‘Bullet Train’ pulls into station with $30.1 million

‘Bullet Train’ pulls into station with $30.1 million

Hollywood’s last big summer release, “,” starring , began its run with a $30.1 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates. The official Sony Pictures debut of “Bullet Train” wasn’t spectacular, despite the film’s $90 million budget and Pitt’s substantial star power.

Despite holding well in the coming weeks, movie theaters don’t have any major studio releases scheduled for August and early fall. While late summer is usually a quiet period in theaters, it will be especially quiet this year – likely to sap some of the momentum generated by movies like “,” “Jurassic World: Dominion,” “,” and others.

Box office numbers are about to calm down after a comeback season that pushed them close to pre-pandemic levels. It will be quieter, like the calm after a storm, said , senior media analyst at data firm Comscore.

There are still a lot of great movies to be released this year, and perhaps the goodwill generated by some of those films will keep the box office buoyant until we enter the blockbuster corridor with ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and ‘Avatar 2′.

There’s no way we can keep up the pace we had this summer.”Despite being the last big summer film to leave the station, “Bullet Train” will continue to ride for a while yet. Director David Leitch’s “Bullet Train” brings together a group of assassins on a speeding train running from Tokyo to Kyoto, in line with other August-released movies like “Free Guy” and “Crazy Rich Asians.”

If reviews had been stronger for the R-rated “Bullet Train,” which might have come into the weekend with more momentum as one of the few summer blockbusters without big-name intellectual property, it might have come into the weekend with more momentum.

Despite its 54% fresh rating from Rotten Tomatoes, “Bullet Train” was only slightly better received by audiences, who gave it a B+ CinemaScore. Overseas box office for the film reached $32.4 million. Easter Sunday, the other new wide release of the weekend, struggled to attract audiences.

The Universal Pictures comedy, starring comic Jo Koy as an actor celebrating Easter Sunday with his family, won praise for its Filipino representation, but fared worse than “Bullet Train.” It was a box-office disappointment, earning just $5.3 million in its opening weekend. Warner Bros.’

“DC League of Pets” surpassed “Bullet Train” in its second week of release with $11.2 million in sales. The Universal sci-fi horror release “Nope,” directed by Jordan Peele, earned $8.5 million in its third weekend. ”

Related: The director of ‘Bullet Train’ discusses how he made the movie work with A-list cameos

Nope” is on pace to surpass $100 million in domestic box office sales with $98 million sold. With $7.6 million in its fifth weekend, Taika Waititi’s “Thor: Love and Thunder” placed fourth for Walt Disney Co. The movie has now grossed $316.1 million domestically, which makes it the highest-grossing Thor movie ever.

“Love and Thunder” only garnered $699 million worldwide, compared to “Thor: Ragnarok’s $854 million.”A24’s “Bodies Bodies Bodies” launched in limited release on six screens in New York and Los Angeles with $226,525 in ticket sales, an average of $37,754. This horror comedy, with , , , and other stars, expands nationwide on Friday.

Dakota Cameron is a seasoned web content writer and covers the Hollywood movies for the MovieThop Website
Ms. Cameron began his professional life as a freelance blogger. Later, he worked for Witbe as a content writer for two years. His interests include blogging, reading, movies and travel.
Ms. Cameron graduated in Journalism and Mass Communication from University State of Georgia University. He is fluent in French, Spanish, and other languages.