‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ hits the box office


With a score of about $44 million Ghostbusters: Afterlife a great first weekend at the North American box office. The alternately received fourth Ghostbusterstheatrical film and official third installment in the series now stands at approximately $60 million worldwide. A kick-off of about $30 million was forecast mid-last week.

Another newcomer is King Richard from director Reinaldo Marcus Green and starring Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn and Jon Bernthal. The reception is very strong, the box office score weak. In the States, the biopic also appeared on HBO Max. Appears in the Netherlands King Richard on February 3.

In the rest of the North American box office we see the Marvel movie Eternals now back in second place, with under between $336 million worldwide. Dune grew to $367 million, Venom 2 stands at $454 million and No Time to Die stands at $734 million.

North American Box Office Top 10


Production budgets are not always official. On average, 55% of the proceeds go back to the film studio. The figures below come from Box Office Mojo.

1. (N) Ghostbusters: Afterlife – $44.000.000 [week 1]


Total US:
$44.000.000
Worldwide:
$60.000.000
Budget:
$75 million
Release NL:
running


2. (1) Eternals – $10.825.000 [week 3]


Total US:
$135.817.163
Worldwide:
$336.117.163
Budget:
$200 million
Release NL:
running


3. (2) Clifford the Big Red Dog – $8.100.000 [week 2]


Total US:
$33.512.835
Worldwide:
$33.512.835
Budget:
$64 million
Release NL:
22 december


4. (N) King Richard – $5.700.000 [week 1]


Total US:
$5.700.000
Worldwide:
$8.200.000
Budget:
$50 million
Release NL:
February 3


5. (3) Dune – $3.065.000 [week 5]


Total US:
$98.191.988
Worldwide:
$367.091.988
Budget:
$165 million
Release NL:
running


6. (5) Venom: Let There Be Carnage – $2.800.000 [week 8]


Total US:
$206.500.066
Worldwide:
$454.700.066
Budget:
$110 million
Release NL:
Running


7. (4) No Time to Die – $2.705.566 [week 7]


Total US:
$154.688.693
Worldwide:
$734.091.693
Budget:
$250 – 301 million
Release NL:
Running


8. (8) The French Dispatch – $970.000 [week 5]


Total US:
$13.298.043
Worldwide:
$28.083.235
Budget:
$25 million
Release NL:
running


9. (7) Belfast – $940.000 [week 3]


Total US:
$3.436.010
Worldwide:
$3.436.010
Budget:
Unknown
Release NL:
February 24


10. (6) Ron’s Gone Wrong – $888.000 [week 5]


Total US:
$22.098.722
Worldwide:
$57.598.722
Budget:
unknown
Release NL:
running