Warner’s ‘The Little Things’ Repeats Atop Sluggish Super Bowl Weekend Box Office

Warner Bros. Pictures’ detective drama The Little Things bested the traditionally sluggish Super Bowl weekend box office with an estimated $2.1 million in ticket sales across more than 2,200 screens nationwide, and another $1.4 million across foreign markets Feb. 5-7.

The weekend’s Top 10 movies tallied about $7.7 million in ticket sales, down 32.7% from the previous $11.1 million weekend (Jan. 29-31).

Little Things, co-starring Oscar winners Denzel Washington, Jared Leto and Rami Malek, has been No. 1 at the pandemic-addled box office since launching concurrently on HBO Max Jan. 28, as part of Warner’s 2021 theatrical/SVOD release strategy. Little Things, which landed Leto a Golden Globes Best Supporting Actor Award nomination, has generated upwards of $7.8 million domestically; $13 million worldwide.

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Universal Pictures/DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods: A New Age remains a pandemic hit, selling $1.7 million in tickets to bring its domestic haul past $46 million ($147.6 million globally) — a noticeable achievement considering the movie is also available on PVOD.

Open Road Films’ drama The Marksman rounded out the weekend podium with $1 million in ticket sales, pushing its domestic total past $9 million,$11.5 million worldwide. Warner’s first hybrid theatrical/SVOD release, Wonder Woman 1984, took in another $905,000 to break $40 million in North America, $154 million globally.

Sony Pictures/Screen Gems’ sci-fi actioner Monster Hunter, starring Milla Jovovich, followed with $590,000 to brings its domestic take past $11 million, $20.8 million worldwide.

Other Top 10 chart toppers included Universal’s News of the World ($400,000); Focus Features’ Golden Globes nominated Promising Young Woman ($219,000); Lionsgate’s Fatale ($170,000); 101 Studios’ The War with Grandpa ($167,000) and Warner/New Line Cinema’s’ re-release The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ($166,000).


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