Christopher Nolan’s Tenet surpassed the $200 million mark at the worldwide box office, while films such as The Broken Hearts Gallery and After We Collided debuted in North American theaters. About 74% of the domestic market is now open.
In first place, Tenet added $6.7 million from 2,910 theaters and is now up to $29.5 million in North America. Worldwide, the movie grossed an estimated $37.3 million from 50 markets this weekend (including the U.S. and Canada). The international total is $177.5 million and global sum is $207 million.
The top markets so far include China ($50.8 million), North America ($29.5 million), the UK ($16.4 million), France ($13.2 million), Germany ($11.4 million), and Korea ($10.3 million).
The Warner Bros. Pictures release will debut Israel, Japan, Mexico, Romania and Uruguay next week.
$23 million of the total Tenet global box office has come from 1,033 IMAX theatres, which added $4.2 million this weekend. International markets for the Christopher Nolan spy thriller grossed $3.5 million from 743 IMAX screens, with $1 million coming from 387 IMAX screens in China.
Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, the PG-13-rated film stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh. The movie received a B CinemaScore.
Remaining in second place domestically was The New Mutants (Disney’s 20th Century Studios), which earned $2.1 million from 2,704 locations. The movie has brought in $15.3 million after three weeks.
Internationally, The New Mutants grossed $3.8 million and is up to $14 million, for a worldwide total of $29.3 million. The top international markets are France ($2.3 million), the UK ($1.5 million), Mexico ($1.1 million), Spain ($1.1 million), and Russia ($0.8 million).
Directed by Josh Boone from a script by Boone and Knate Lee, the PG-13 movie stars Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin/Magik, Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair/Wolfsbane, and Charlie Heaton as Sam Guthrie/Cannonball.
Also starring are Henry Zaga as Roberto da Costa/Sunspot, Blu Hunt as Danielle Moonstar/Mirage, and Alice Braga appears as Cecilia Reyes.
Coming in at No. 3 was Solstice Studios psychological thriller Unhinged, which earned $1.5 million and has collected $13.8 million total after five weeks in theaters.
Rated R, Unhinged was directed by Derrick Borte from a script by Carl Ellsworth. The cast includes Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Gabriel Bateman, Jimmi Simpson and Austin P. McKenzie.
Fourth place belonged to newcomer The Broken Hearts Gallery (Sony’s TriStar Pictures, Stage 6 Films). The PG-13 romantic comedy earned $1.125 million from 2,204 theaters.
The Broken Hearts Gallery is writer/director Natalie Krinsky’s directorial debut and stars Geraldine Viswanathan, Dacre Montgomery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Molly Gordon, Phillipa Soo, Suki Waterhouse, Arturo Castro, Ego Nwodim, Taylor Hill and Bernadette Peters.
Rounding out the top five at the North American box office was After We Collided, which is the sequel to the 2019 romantic drama After. Based on Anna Todd’s best-selling novel, the film earned $600,000 from theaters.
After We Collided was directed by Roger Kumble and stars Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Dylan Sprouse, Charlie Weber, Shane Paul McGhie, Louise Lombard, and Candice King. It was announced this week that the third and fourth movies are on the way as well.
Disney’s Mulan (read our review) has been available on Disney+ with the added Premier Access, but the movie is playing in international theaters as well. The live-action adaptation added $29.1 million from 17 overseas markets for a total of $37.6 million internationally.
The movie debuted with $23.2 million in China this weekend. Mulan has also earned $4 million in the Middle East, $2.3 million in Thailand, $1.9 million in Taiwan, $1.8 million in Russia, $1.5 million in Singapore, and $1.1 million in Malaysia.
Directed by Niki Caro, Mulan stars Yifei Liu as the title character, Donnie Yen as Commander Tung, Tzi Ma as Zhou, Jason Scott Lee as Böri Khan, Yoson An as Honghui, Ron Yuan as Sergeant Qiang, Gong Li as Xianniang, and Jet Li as the Emperor.