Debuting in first place at the box office this weekend was Alita: Battle Angel, starring Rosa Salazar as a cyborg core who is rebuilt into a deadly new body. The film earned a total of $27.8 million during its first weekend.
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part dropped one spot to second place this weekend. Featuring the returning voice talent of Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks, the film earned an additional $21.2 million in its second weekend for a domestic total of $62.7 million.
In fourth place was the comedy What Men Want, starring Taraji P. Henson as a sports agent who discovers she has the ability to read men’s thoughts. In its second weekend, the film earned an additional $10.9 million for a total of $36.2 million.
Rounding out the top five was Happy Death Day 2U, another new release. This horror-slasher sequel follows Tree as she has to identify a new killer in order to save her friends. The film earned $9.8 million in its first weekend. ~Emily Chavez
May 9, 2021 | Leave a Comment
This weekend’s only new wide release, director Guy Ritchie’s action-thriller Wrath of Man starring Jason Statham debuted at the top of the box office.
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The anime film Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train had a slight edge over Mortal Kombat this weekend at the box office, switching places on the leaderboard.
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Warner Bros. action/adventure film Mortal Kombat released this weekend in theaters and immediately dethroned three-time box office champion Godzilla vs. Kong.