DC and Warner Bros. ‘ super hero photo Black Adam should have no trouble topping the Halloween weekend box office, though it looks set to drop more than expected.
Based on Friday’s gross, Black Adam is expected to earn around $25.5 million on the second launch. That’s a 63% drop, one of the biggest drops for a film starring Dwayne Johnson (excluding the lead role). Fast and furious Franchising). However, the film will cross $100 million at the domestic box office on Saturday and is scheduled to end Sunday with a domestic gross of $108 million.
Universal romantic comedy Tickets to Heaven is showing in its second weekend and could drop just 37% to $10.4 million for a 10-day domestic cume of $34.1 million and north of $100 million globally.
Lionsgate’s New Horror Entry Prey for the devil is expected to open in third place with a solid $7 million. The movie has a lot of competition between Smileremains a highlight during the fifth weekend, and Halloween is over.
Smile, by Paramount, is coming in at #4 with $5 million as it crosses the $90 million mark domestically. Universal, Blumhouse and Miramax’s Halloween is over will follow with about $3.8 million for a domestic cume of $60 million plus (picture also showing on Peacock).
There’s plenty of action at the box office especially as awards season heats up in earnest. MGM and UAR’s Until, which is expanding nationally with 2,058 screens, comes in at No. 7 with an estimated $2.8 million for a domestic cume of $3.6 million. The critically acclaimed film received a coveted A+ CinemaScore from audiences.
Tár is also expanding in a big way and will come in at number 11 with about $1 million from 1,087 theaters for Focus Features for a total of $2.5 million through Sunday.
James Gray’s Armageddon time and abortion drama Call Jane However, both are struggling in their loopholes.
Also from Focus, Gray’s film is showing in six theaters in New York and Los Angeles. Its expected open position averages under $10,000.
Selected roadside attractions to deploy Call Jane in 1,070 cinemas. The movie could make less than $250,000 for the weekend.