The new Peele’s Nope Opens to No. 1 at the American box office since its first week, with nearly $44 million in revenue.
Jordan Peele’s Nope Opens to No. 1 With $44 Million
The science fiction film tells the story of a black family living on a horse ranch in California, and they are linked by strange phenomena after the mysterious death of their father. The film is the latest work by writer and director Jordan Peele, whose debut film, “Get Out” in 2017, received positive reviews.
“Nope” knocked last week’s top movie, “Thor: Love and Thunder,” to second place, after the Marvel superhero movie took two weeks at the top of the box office. The revenue of the new work in the series “Thor” reached 22.1 million dollars during the weekend, while its total global revenue reached 276 million dollars.
In third place was the movie “Minions: The Rise of Gru”, the latest installment in the “Despicable Me” animation series. The animation earned $17.7 million, bringing its cumulative revenue to $298 million.
Also, the movie Where the Crawdads Sing” dropped one place to occupy the fourth place. Its total global revenue is $10.3 million.
Paramount’s “Top Gun: Maverick” also fell one place to number five, with revenues of ten million dollars. The film’s total global revenue in its ninth week in theaters is 635 million dollars.
Baz Luhrmann’s musical “Elvis,” starring Austin Butler as Elvis Presley, took sixth place, taking in $6.3 million.
Bows of Fury: The Legend of Hank came in seventh place with revenues of 3.9 million dollars, and “The Black Phone” took eighth place with 3.4 million dollars.
“Jurassic World: Dominion” came in ninth place with 3 million dollars, and “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” came in tenth place with 1.3 million dollars.