February 14, 2021
Universal Pictures/DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods: A New Age re-emerged atop the pandemic/winter weather challenged Presidents’ Day domestic weekend box office (Feb. 11-14) with an estimated $2.66 million in ticket sales across 1,890 screens. The movie has been a perennial draw during the COVID-19 pandemic, topping the domestic box office five consecutive weekends, beginning with its debut last Thanksgiving (Nov. 25-29, 2020). A New Age, which is also available on PVOD, has tracked $48.9 million in the U.S.; more than $150 million worldwide. The title releases on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on Feb. 23.
Other top weekend draws included Warner Bros. Pictures’ trio The Little Things ($2.4 million), the debut of Judas and the Black Messiah ($2.4 million), and Wonder Woman 1984 ($1.1 million). Black Messiah and Little Things are both available free to subscribers to stream on HBO Max. Open Road Film’s The Marksman, starring Liam Neeson, generated a projected $1.1 million, while Robin Wright’s directorial debut, Land, from Universal/Focus Features, tracked about $1 million.
The total box office tally, which includes Monster Hunter, News of the World, The War with Grandpa, Golden Globe nominated Promising Young Woman and Willy’s Wonderland among the Top 10, ranges from $10.6 million to $11.6 million depending on the length of the extended weekend.