Disney and Marvel’s “Eternal” suffered a sharp drop in its second weekend in theaters in the United States and Canada, but it still remains on top of releases like “Clifford the Big Red Dog.”
According to study estimates released Sunday, “Eternal” added $27.5 million over the weekend, bringing its national total to $118.8 million. The film, directed by Oscar winner Chloe Zhao and starring Angelina Jolie, Kumail Nanjiani and Gemma Chan, saw a 61% drop from its debut. While this isn’t unusual for a great superhero movie, it was significantly more than a 52% drop from the latest Disney and Marvel installment “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”
Both films were screened exclusively in cinemas, but the main difference is that “Shang-Chi” received better ratings from audiences and critics. “Shang-Chi” is now available on the Disney+ platform. “Eternal” has raised $281.4 million to date.
The second site was for “Clifford the Big Red Dog”, which premiered during the week and was also available in streaming via the Paramount+ platform. It grossed an estimated $16.4 million in 3,700 theaters over the weekend and $22 million since its release five days earlier.
The Blockbusters rounded out the top five with “Dune” with $5.5 million, “No Time to Die” with $4.6 million and “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” at fourth place. “With 4 million in the fifth.
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