‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ tops New Year’s Eve box-office with $15.4 mn – Los Angeles News

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Its efficiency caps a powerful yr for its distributor, Sony Pictures, which additionally scored commercially with the likes of ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ and ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’, stories selection.com.

The movie’s runaway success is welcome information to the exhibition business, which remains to be struggling to come back again after Covid upended the theatrical panorama.

Omicron, the extremely contagious variant that’s resulting in report instances of the virus within the US, might show to be one other setback for the enterprise, however thus far it hasn’t diminished curiosity in Spidey’s adventures within the meta-verse.

Look for ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ so as to add one other $48 million to its bounty this weekend. That ought to push the movie’s stateside gross to over $615 million and allow it to supplant ‘Incredibles 2’ to turn into the tenth highest-grossing home launch in historical past.

Universal and Illumination’s ‘Sing 2’ continued to do moderately properly over the vacations, selecting up $6.4 million to push its whole to a good (for a pandemic) $76.4 million. The household movie ought to generate $19.5 million over the weekend.

‘American Underdog’, a drama about Kurt Warner’s unlikely rise to turn into a two-time NFL MVP, took third place, incomes $1.3 million to push its home whole to simply over $12 million. The inspirational movie ought to earn $4 million over the weekend.

‘The Matrix Resurrections’ took fifth place, incomes $1 million to carry its field workplace whole to a disastrous $28.1 million. The sci-fi sequel, which price a hefty $190 million to make, debuted concurrently on HBO Max.

That in all probability depressed ticket gross sales with some potential clients opting to stay at residence to stream the movie as a substitute of hitting up the native multiplex. That choice was in all probability simpler to make when folks factored within the quickly spreading variant. The fourth Matrix film ought to gross $3.2 million over the vacation weekend.

Disney and twentieth Century Studios’ ‘West Side Story’ continued to wrestle on the field workplace, incomes $700,000 to push its home gross to $28.2 million. That’s a horrible outcome provided that the movie has earned rave evaluations and value $100 million to supply.

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