“Don’t Worry Darling,” Olivia Wilde’s dystopian thriller whose production was fueled by rumors and whose release was not really appreciated by critics, got off to a good start united states box office And Canada, this weekend, is in first place.
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According to preliminary exhibitor relationship figures released on Sunday, the film grossed $19.2 million. Even before its premiere, it caused a lot of tension between the lead actors, giving rise to rivalries and speculations about the events.
Critics did not like the film, earning a score of only 38% on the website Rotten Tomatoes, which compiles the opinions of featured journalists.
In “Don’t Worry, Honey”, a kind of terrifying “The Truman Show” set in 1950s America, Florence Pugh (“Black Widow”) plays Alice, a young woman living in conquest , which is a small model town built in the middle. of the desert by a mysterious businessman, played by Chris Pine.
Like all of her neighbors, Alice’s life goes on like clockwork and, a priori, everything is to be happy with her partner Jack (Harry Styles), who leaves each morning for a job she’s about. doesn’t know anything. In exchange for this material good, Victoria has only one rule: its residents must never leave the city limits. But Alice will break it…
“The Woman King,” a historical epic of warriors from the West African Empire, dropped to second place this weekend with $11.1 million at the box office.
Set in present-day Benin, a real-life depiction of female warriors in the 19th-century Dahomey kingdom, the film stars Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis as Naniska, the next generation working to fight against a major rival African trains. Against the Empire and European slave traders.
In third place was “Avatar”, which was shown again before the December premiere of its sequel “Avatar 2: The Way of Water”. The James Cameron film, which was a hit in 2009, went on to gross around $10 million, mostly in IMAX theaters.
“The Barbarian,” a 20th-century horror film starring Georgina Campbell and Bill Skarsgard, came in at number four with $4.8 million in ticket sales. Fifth place was Strange and Bloody “Pearl” by Tee West with 1.9 million.
He completed the top ten places:
- “Watch ‘Em Run” ($1.9 million)
- “Bullet Train” (1.8 million)
- “DC League of Superpets” ($1.8 million)
- “Top Gun: Maverick” ($1.6 million)
- “Minions: A Villain Is Born” (1 million)