It’s a mixed weekend at the box office Quick X, the 10th episode of the long-running action franchise. While the film has raked in some cash globally, the latest numbers don’t indicate the franchise’s domestic downward spiral is slowing down. After $28 million Friday (including $7.5 million from Thursday previews), Quick X It’s headed for a $67.5 million opening weekend — the lowest debut for a major franchise since 2006. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Driftand just ahead of the spin-off title Fast and Furious Giveaways: Hobbs and Shaw’s $60 million opening.
Debut $67.5 million Quick X just $70 million behind F9: Fast Epic brought up several years ago, even though the film opened at the height of the pandemic. It is safe to say that the franchise reached its peak in 2015 Angry 7which delivered a series upwards of $147 million opening weekend. Angry 7 It grossed $1.5 billion worldwide and was produced on a budget of $190 million, rising to that level after the star. Paul Walker tragically died in mid-production. Quick X had its fair share of behind-the-scenes drama—the original director Justin Lin leave it the film took a week to shoot – pushing the budget to $340 million.
Director Louis Leterrier Linn was brought on board as a replacement, and for better or worse, he seems to have delivered as good a film as everyone expected. The series is known for its increasingly outlandish plot twists and action set pieces. Quick X currently sitting at a “rotten” 54% score on the review aggregator Rotten tomatoesand it received a B+ CinemaScore from opening day audiences. Collider Ross Bonaime praised the film’s general silliness and highlighted Jason Momoathe role of the villainous Dante in his review.
After two weekends, it fell to number two, at the top of Disney’s charts Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 It expects $32 million in its third weekend, down just 47% from its second weekend. Guardians of the Galaxy 3 It was an underwhelming state debut, but it delivered One that holds a strong second weekend In the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film’s domestic cume currently stands at $266 million. Worldwide, the superhero triquel earned $660 million, $100 million behind the first. Guardians of the Galaxy’s final global shipment and about $200 million behind Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2worldwide for life.
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In third place is Universal Super Mario Bros movie It added just under $10 million, bringing its domestic haul to $550 million. Globally, the mega-hit surpassed $1.248 billion Amazing 2 becoming the third biggest animated film of all time. It remains the biggest hit of the year domestically and internationally. Took fourth place Book Club: The Next Chapter, earned $3 million this weekend after debuting with $6.7 million last weekend. The old-school comedy-drama has earned $13 million worldwide so far, a far cry from the first film’s $100 million-plus global haul. Book club Delivered in 2018. A top five finish this weekend is a smash hit Rise of the Evil Deadwhich added $2.4 million, bringing its domestic total to just under $65 million.
you can watch our conversation with Quick X A star Michelle Rodriguez here and stay tuned to Collider for more updates.