Ryan Reynolds’ latest film “Free Guy” crossed the $100 million mark at the global box office over the weekend, setting a new pandemic-era record.
The 44-year-old actor’s film enjoyed its second week in the number one spot in the box office and by Sunday had earned more than $111 million worldwide, the Hollywood Reporter reported in a piece published on Monday. (REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ Season 3 Ends With The Possible Deaths Of Multiple Characters)
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Directed by Shawn Levy, the family-friendly movie from Disney and 20th Century Fox scored $18.8 million domestically for its second weekend, earning a 10-day total of $58.8 million at the box office in the United States despite the pandemic and Hurricane Henri in the east. (RELATED: Ryan Reynolds Hilariously Reacts To Quarantine Life In Fundraising Clip To Help Frontline Workers)
This is the lowest decline of any film that had an opening weekend of more than $10 million domestically since the pandemic began, according to Hollywood Reporter.
The animated children’s movie “Paw Patrol” from Paramount came in second place with an opening weekend of $13 million domestically.
The movie earned another $12.8 million this weekend overseas for a total of $21.5 million and $34.5 million at the global box office.
Rounding out third place was Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt. The movie grossed another $6.2 million for a domestic total of $92.5 million and more than $173 million at the global box office since its release July 24.