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Super-Pets top box office spot in DC League opening weekend

DC League of Super-Pets Flying at the box office in its opening weekend and reaching the top. The animated feature film, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart, earned $9.3 million Friday, including $2.2 million in previews, on its way to grossing $22-23 million in the opening weekend. It is a little less than Warner Bros.’ Expectations for the film, which totaled about $25 million, were also lower than some other analyst estimates, but Word of Mouth could have boosted its total before the end of the weekend, especially since it scored an A- from CinemaScore. , Well tested with beginners audience .

DC League of Super-Pets Doing justice to critics decently. It has a 71% fresh score on the review aggregation website rotten Tomatoes, enough to be considered “fresh” but not earning the label “certified fresh”. According to the site’s critical consensus, “Although it never rises too high, DC League of Super-Pets More than satisfying for families looking for four-legged fun.”

ComicBook.com spoke to director Jared Stern about bringing the film to theaters. He touched on the studio’s excitement around the idea of ​​bringing super-pets to the big screen.

“I was already working at Warner Bros. and with DC, and I knew about super-pets. I mashed those two ideas together. That’s probably the origin story of our super-pets in our movie.” origin story,” Stern said. “And so from there, I knew I wanted a bunch of pets at a metropolitan animal shelter and it made sense that there must be a dog, obviously, like Ace, and maybe a squirrel like Chip and like Merton. The tortoise might be there. “

He continued, “We love the original army of super-pets like Comet and Beppo, but they are Superman-centric. We wanted to be among the potential pets for the entire Justice League. Our origin story is Rescue Pets.” So we leaned into DC animals that made sense at a Metropolis shelter, and probably matched up with our Justice League.”

DC League of Super-Pets Now playing in cinemas. Here is the complete list of top 10 movies at the box office this weekend.

1. DC League of Super-Pets

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  • opening week
  • gross: $23 million

Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing similar superpowers and fighting crime side by side in Metropolis. However, when the Man of Steel and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must persuade a ragtag group of beasts to master their newfound powers for a rescue mission.

directed by Jared Stern DC League of Super-Pets and co-wrote the story with John Whittington. The film’s voices include Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon, John Krasinski, Vanessa Bayer, Natasha Lyonne, Diego Luna, Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz and Keanu Reeves.

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2. No

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  • week two
  • Weekend: $19 million
  • gross: $81 million

Two siblings who run a California horse ranch discover something wonderful and frightening in the skies above, while the owner of the adjacent theme park tries to profit from a mysterious, supernatural phenomenon.

Jordan Peele directed No, The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Michael Wincott and Brandon Perea.

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3.

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  • week four
  • Weekend: $13.1 million
  • gross: $301.5 million

Thor embarks on a journey he has never encountered before – the search for inner peace. However, his retirement is interrupted by Gore the God Butcher, a galactic assassin who seeks the extinction of the gods. To counter the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie, Korg, and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster, who – to his surprise – inexplicably uses his magic hammer. Together, they embark on a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of Lord Butcher’s vengeance.

directed by Taika Waititi Thor: Love and Thunder From a script he co-wrote with Jennifer Kaytin Robinson. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Jamie Alexander, Waititi, Russell Crowe and Natalie Portman.

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4. Minions: The Rise of Gru

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  • week five
  • Weekend: $11.36 million
  • gross: $320.8 million

In the 1970s, young Gru tries to join a group of supervillains called the Vicious 6, after ousting their leader – legendary fighter Wild Knuckles. When the interview turns disastrous, Gru and his minions run away with Vicious 6 Hot on their tails. Fortunately, he finds an unexpected source for guidance – the Wild Knuckles himself – and soon discovers that even the bad guys need a little help from their friends.

Kyle Balda directed Minions: The Rise of Gru, The film’s voice cast includes Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews and Alan Arkin.

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5. Top Gun: Maverick

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  • week 10
  • Weekend: $8.5 million
  • gross: $650.4 million

After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is where he is, pushing the envelope as a daring test pilot and dodging advancement in the ranks. is giving that will take him to the ground. While training a troop of graduates for a special assignment, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands ultimate sacrifice from those who choose to fly it. Huh.

Joseph Kosinski Directing Top Gun: Maverick From a screenplay by Eren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie. The film stars Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glenn Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris and Val Kilmer.

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6. Where the Crowdads Sing

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  • week three
  • Weekend: $7.5 million
  • gross: $53.5 million

Abandoned as a girl, Kaya finds herself in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of a Marsh Girl haunted Barclay Cove, tearing the fast and resilient Kya apart from her community. Attracted by two young men from the city, she opens herself to a new and shocking world. However, when one of them is found dead, Kaya immediately becomes the prime suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict about what happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal many secrets.

directed by Olivia Newman where the crowdads sing From a screenplay by Lucy Alibar based on the book of the same name by Delia Owens. The film stars Daisy Edgar-Jones Taylor, John Smith, Harris Dickinson, Michael Hyatt, Sterling Macker, Jr. and David Strathairn.

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7. Elvis

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  • week six
  • Weekend: $6 million
  • gross: $129.1 million

From his fame to his unprecedented superstardom, rock ‘n’ roll icon Elvis Presley has maintained a complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker, over the course of 20 years. Central to Presley’s travels and joys is that of one of the most influential people in his life – Priscilla.

Baz Luhrmann Directing elvis A screenplay he co-wrote with Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce and Jeremy Donner. The film stars Austin Butler as Elvis, alongside Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJong, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh, Luke Bracey, Natasha Bassett, David Wenham, Calvin Harrison Jr., Xavier Samuel and Cody Smit-McPhee.

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8. Black Phone

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  • week six
  • Weekend: $2.47 million
  • gross: $83 million

Finney Shaw is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy who is being held in a soundproofed basement by a hermit, masked killer. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, he soon learns that he can hear the voices of the murderer’s previous victims – and they are dead to make sure what happened to them is the same as Finney’s. did not happen together.

directed by Scott Derrickson black phone A screenplay he co-wrote with C. Robert Cargill is based on Joe Hill’s 2004 short story. The film stars Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Jeremy Davis, James Ransone and Ethan Hawke.

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9. Jurassic World Dominion

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  • week seven
  • Weekend: $2.05 million
  • Total: $369.4 million

Four years after the destruction of Isla Nublar, dinosaurs now live and hunt alongside humans all over the world. This delicate balance will shape the future and determine forever whether humans are to remain the supreme predator on the planet they now share with the most fearsome creatures in history.

directed by Colin Trevorrow Jurassic World Dominion A screenplay he co-wrote with Emily Carmichael based on a story by Trevorrow and Derek Connolly. The film stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, BD Wong, Omar C., Isabella Serman, Justice Smith, Daniela Pineda, Devanda Wise, Mamoudou Athey, Campbell Scott, Scott Hayes and Dichen Latchman. .

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10. Vengeance

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(Photo: Focus Features)
  • opening week
  • gross: $1.6 million

A journalist and podcaster travels from New York City to Texas to investigate the death of a woman he was involved with.

directed by BJ Novak the revenge, He also starred alongside Boyd Holbrook, Dove Cameron, Issa Rae and Ashton Kutcher.

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