Weekend Box Office Enters ‘Uncharted’ Waters

With just three domestic theatrical releases topping $10 million in their box office debuts, the 2022 North American exhibition business is off to a rocky start. Sony Pictures’ actioner Uncharted, starring Tom Holland (Spider-Man: No Way Home) and Mark Wahlberg, looks to break the trend over the President’s Day weekend with the latest film adaptation of a popular video game franchise.

Sony reportedly is projecting a $27 million North American opening over three days, which would put the title behind recent video game-themed releases Sonic the Hedgehog, at $58 million in 2020 from Paramount Pictures, and Warner Bros.’ Pok√©mon Detective Pikachu with $54.3 million in 2019. Uncharted generated more than $3.7 million in select Thursday night sneak peek screenings.

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United Artists Releasing’s new title Dog hits the big screen, starring Channing Tatum in a family-friendly movie that is projected to reach $11 million in North American ticket sales.

Weekend holdovers include 20th Century Studios’ Death on the Nile with more than $7 million in domestic revenue projected across its second weekend. The film, co-starring Gal Gadot, has generated more than $38 million at the global box office.

Sony’s long-legged Spider-Man: No Way Home is projected to add another $6.3 million, topping $770 million in North American ticket sales, and also besting Paramount’s Jackass Forever with $5.4 million. The prank comedy has sold north of $51 million worth of tickets globally.

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