Space Jam: A New Legacy

The highly-anticipated Space Jam sequel led by LeBron James scored big at the box office this weekend.

Space Jam: A New Legacy crushed the competition with an impressive domestic total of $31.7 million in its first weekend. This exceeded Warner Bros.' expectations as they were only anticipating a weekend domestic total of about $20 million. Overseas, the film was able to tack on an additional $23 million, bringing the global weekend total to $54.7 million.

It must be taken into account that Space Jam: A New Legacy was also available to stream on HBO Max this weekend, and the revenue from those streams has not been revealed.

Space Jam: A New Legacy is now playing in theaters and streaming on HBO Max.

With Space Jam: A New Legacy exceeding expectations, some films were left in the dust. For example, Black Widow suffered a 67% decline this past weekend, earning a just $26.3 million domestically, bringing the 10-day domestic total to $132 million. In third place, Escape Room: Tournament of Champions did well for itself earning a modest $8.8 million domestically in its first weekend. To put this in perspective, its successor, Escape Room, debuted to $18.2 million back in 2019, pre-pandemic.

In other news, F9 earned an additional $7.6 million in its fourth weekend for a grand total of $154.8 million. This is only the second film to gross more than $150 million in the pandemic era; the first film to do so was A Quiet Place Part II. Needless to say, the box office this weekend was full of highs and lows.

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