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The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard shoots to #1 at the weekend box office

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard sequel takes a seat on prime!

Some R-rated motion was the principal attraction at the box office this weekend as THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD opened in first place with an estimated $11.7 million.

The sequel, which now finds Ryan Reynolds aiding each Samuel L. Jackson’s murderer and his deadly partner Salma Hayek, has collected $17 million home because it opened on Wednesday.

Again directed by Patrick Hughes, the new Lionsgate launch value a reported $70 million. The first THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD in 2017 had an identical funds and completed with $75 million home and $183 million worldwide.

The follow-up, which this time additionally options Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo, Antonio Banderas and Richard E. Grant, has a worldwide whole of $23.7 million.

Critics did not appear significantly amused by the capturing and shenanigans, giving the film a 25% average on Rotten Tomatoes and a score of 32 on Metacritic. Take purpose at the JoBlo evaluate HERE.

Skulking again down to second place was the PG-13 horror-thriller A QUIET PLACE: PART II with $9.4 million over its fourth weekend, after slipping into  the prime spot final week.

The $61 million Paramount sequel with Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cillian Murphy and Djimon Hounsou has a home whole of $125.2 million and $222 million worldwide.

Still hopping in third place was the PG-rated comedy PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY with $6.1 million, shedding 40% of enterprise from its home opening final weekend. Sony’s $45 million animated/live-action sequel has a ten-day home whole of $20.3 million and $90.8 million worldwide.

Also gripping its spot from final week was the R-rated supernatural thriller THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT in fourth place with $5.15 million. After three weekends in theaters (and streaming on HBO Max), the Warner Bros. horror sequel has a home whole of $53.6 million and $142.7 million worldwide, on a reported $39 million value.

Vamping in fifth place as soon as once more was Disney’s live-action prequel CRUELLA with $5.1 million on its fourth weekend in theaters. The PG-13 launch (additionally on Disney+ for a $30 Premier cost) has a home whole of $64.7 million and $160 million worldwide.

The PG-13 musical IN THE HEIGHTS sang a tragic music in sixth place with $4.2 million over its second weekend, stumbling by 63% from final week’s opening.

The $55 million Warner Bros. drama (additionally concurrently launched on HBO Max) based mostly on the Lin-Manuel Miranda Broadway present has a ten-day home whole of $20.3 million.

In seventh place was the PG-rated animated DreamWorks film SPIRIT UNTAMED with $1.6 million. After three weekends, the $30 million Universal launch has a home whole of $13.8 million and $17.3 million worldwide.

Joining the huddle in eighth place was the PG-13 soccer drama 12 MIGHTY ORPHANS with $870,000 because it expanded from restricted launch to 1000 areas. Sony’s inspirational fact-based sports activities story with Luke Wilson, Robert Duvall and Martin Sheen has a ten-day home whole of $1.25 million.

Keeping its place in ninth place was the R-rated horror-comedy THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR: MEET THE BLACKS 2 with $604,000, giving the sequel a ten-day home whole of $2.01 million.

Closing out the listing was director Guy Ritchie’s R-rated action-thriller WRATH OF MAN with $447,000 on its seventh weekend for a home whole of $26.3 million and a worldwide whole of $92 million.

Outside the chart, SHAUN OF THE DEAD director Edgar Wright’s music documentary THE SPARKS BROTHERS was launched on 534 screens for $265,000 for the weekend.

Next week has F9: THE FAST SAGA zooming in to home theaters, already carrying $292 million from its worldwide launch. The newest Liam Neeson geriaction film THE ICE ROAD will compete for consideration.

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