The numbers keep going up for Paramount’s Scream VI. It was the sixth installment of the popular slasher franchise projected heading into its debut weekend, it should open between $35 million and $40 million domestically. The forecasts have been raised It climbed to $43 million after Friday and $44.5 million after Saturday’s $15.4 million. When the final numbers for the weekend come in tomorrow, we may see an even bigger increase.

But whatever the case, Scream VI surpassing the previous franchise record of $10 million. Scream 3 It set the record for the biggest opening weekend in a series in 2000, grossing $34 million in its first three days. Fifth last year. Scream The film grossed $30 million in its opening weekend and had a global total of $137 million in the midst of the pandemic. Transition Scream VIthanks to its early performance and a promising B+ CinemaScore from opening day audiences, the film could surpass most, if not all, of its predecessors when the dust settles.


For comparison, the first Scream 1996 ended with $173 million worldwide and Scream 2 grossed $172 million globally just one year later. Scream 3 grossed $161 million worldwide and Scream 4 In 2011, the franchise posted a global shipment of $97 million. However, the principals Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, collectively known as Radio Silence, breathed new life into the franchise last year with a well-received fifth film. They also came back Scream VIwhich takes the action outside of the fictional town of Woodsboro for the first time and into New York City.

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Creed III continues to be impressive at the box office

Scream VI‘s surprise grand opening will take place a week later Creed III it overperformed with $58 million in its opening weekend. The third movie Rocky The spinoff franchise has now crossed the $100 million mark domestically, after an estimated $27 million in its second weekend. The global numbers for the film are still awaited, however Creed III is set to eventually surpass both of its predecessors – Creed ($173 million worldwide) and Creed II ($214 million worldwide).

The second big new release this week is Sony’s sci-fi dinosaur movie 65, is estimated to have earned $12 million in its opening weekend. Starring Adam is the driver and led Peaceful place writers Scott Beck and Brian Woods, 65 It is playing in over 3,400 domestic theaters and cost $45 million to produce. But bad reviews and a weak C+ CinemaScore don’t bode well for its future. A new colleague Championssports comedy directed by Bobby Farrelly and starring Woody Harrelson, ranked sixth with just $5 million. Storage titles Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and Cocaine bear took fourth and fifth place, with an estimated $6.7 million and $6.2 million. While the three Marvel superhero movies have grossed just under $197 million so far, Cocaine bear it passed the $50 million mark this weekend.

Expected to continue the momentum set by two sequels and a potential franchise starter Creed III and Scream VI throughout the month of March. Shazam! Wrath of the Gods it is expected to go up next weekend and then John Wick: Chapter 4 and Dungeons and Dragons: Honor among Thieves in the next two weeks. you can watch our conversation with Scream VI Directors Radio Silence is here and stay tuned to Collider for more updates.