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‘Spider-Man’ vs. ‘Scream’: Sony’s superhero returns to No. 1

‘Spider-Man’ vs. ‘Scream’: Sony’s superhero returns to No. 1

The newest ‘Spider-Man’ film swung again to first place in its sixth weekend in theaters, changing into the sixth highest grossing movie of all time.

NEW YORK — After spending one weekend in second place, “Spider-Man: No Approach Residence” proved it nonetheless had some combat left. Sony’s superhero juggernaut swung again to first place in its sixth weekend in theaters and have become the sixth highest grossing movie of all time, globally.

The movie topped the North American charts with $14.1 million, based on studio estimates on Sunday. Globally, it is now grossed practically $1.7 billion, passing the whole earnings of each “Jurassic World” and “The Lion King.” And in North America its $721 million make it the fourth largest launch ever.

Peter Parker additionally stole first place again from “Scream,” which fell about 59% — a typical drop for a horror— in its second weekend with an estimated $12.4 million in ticket gross sales. The Paramount launch has grossed $51.3 million to this point.

Common and Illumination’s “Sing 2″ landed in third place in its fifth weekend, with $5.7 million. The animated title has earned $241.2 million worldwide.

There was little competitors for the holdovers to deal with this weekend. The one two recent choices nationwide in theaters had been comparatively lower-profile releases: “The King’s Daughter,” a fairy story with Pierce Brosnan that was filmed in 2014 and held till now (it bombed with $750,000 from over 2,000 areas), and “Redeeming Love,” a faith-based historic romance with Nina Dobrev that cracked the highest 5 with $3.7 million.

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“This can be a very sluggish weekend,” mentioned Paul Dergarabedian, the senior media analyst for Comscore. “January is often not an enormous month for field workplace. It might be some time earlier than we have now one other large breakout hit, however as soon as we do the floodgates might open.”

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Estimated ticket gross sales for Friday by way of Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, based on Comscore. Ultimate home figures shall be launched Monday.

1. “Spider-Man: No Approach Residence,” $14.1 million.

2. “Scream,” $12.4 million.

3. “Sing 2,” $5.7 million.

4. “Redeeming Love,” $3.7 million.

5. “The King’s Man,” $1.8 million.

6. “The 355,” $1.6 million.

7. “American Underdog,” $1.2 million.

8. “The King’s Daughter,” $750,000.

9. “West Facet Story,” $689,000.

10. “Licorice Pizza,” $683,357.

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