‘Black Adam’ Tops $250 Million at Box Office, ‘Ticket to Paradise’ Holding Well, and ‘Terrifier 2’ Defies Gravity

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Box Office: ‘Black Adam’ Tops $250 Million, ‘Ticket to Paradise’ Holding Well, and ‘Terrifier 2’ Defies Gravity: DC Extended Universe’s last outing, James Gunn’s R-rated comic book adaptation The Suicide Squad, was a box office disaster, making $168.7 million to date, below its massive budget of $185 million. In its debut weekend, the film managed to collect $26.5 million at domestic and $72.2 million worldwide. That’s below the benchmark.

It is a must for Warner Bros.’s Dwayne Johnson-fronted DC superhero film ‘Black Adam’ to perform well at the box office. As reported by Box Office Mojo,  Black Adam earned $67 million at the domestic box office and another $73 million overseas for a total of $140 million in its debut weekend. It fell short of $3 million to outperform Marvel Universe’s “Thor: Love and Thunder” at the opening weekend.

Black Adam’s Second Week Box Office and future hurdle from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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Black Adam kept its hold on the No. 1 spot at the North American box office in its second weekend in theaters. Although down 59% from its debut weekend and facing little new competition, “Black Adam” added $27.7 million in ticket sales, bringing its domestic total to $111.1 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Part of the average performance can be attributed to the Halloween weekend, which conventionally sees a fall in cinema footfall.


But the future of “Black Adam” is not yet written, though it’s earned $250 million worldwide. Black Adam cost $195 million to produce before massive marketing & extensive promotion, so it still has a long way to go. The only next hurdle will be the “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” release, which is two weeks far. However, one milestone it has accomplished is becoming Johnson’s best opening aside from The Mummy Returns’ $68.1 million and various Fast & Furious films. 

Universal’s Julia Roberts and George Clooney destination romp ‘Ticket to Paradise‘ continues to sway people in cinemas and earns $10 million (-37%) in weekend two for a $33.7 million ten-day total. The star power of Roberts and Clooney is proving irresistible at the ticket window, giving a breather to the romantic comedy genre, which had a fairly bad year so far. Globally, it’s grossed $119.4 million to date against the budget of $60 million, as reported by the-numbers.

Horror movies, meanwhile, claimed spots three through five on the weekend before Halloween on Monday. Lionsgate’s “Prey for the Devil” opened in third place with $7 million. Paramount’s “Smile” took fourth place in its fifth weekend with another $5.1 million, bringing its domestic total to $92.4 million (on a $17 million budget), while “Halloween Ends” landed in fifth place in its third weekend with $3.8 million. 

Terrifier 2 Killing at Box Office

Terrifier 2 continues to defy gravity and grows thirty times its budget. Writer-director Damien Leone’s gory sequel to his 2016 killer clown cult hit, ‘Terrifier 2’ is having a dream run at the box office. The film sees the vicious killer squaring off against teenager Sienna Shaw (Lauren LaVera) and her younger brother Jonathan (Elliott Fullam) on Halloween night in their small town. Per VarietyTerrifier 2 has taken in an additional $1.8 million over Halloween weekend, bringing its domestic total to $7.63 million against the budget of $250,000.

Nafees Ahmed

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