Barbarian takes over top spot at weekend box office

By Alexandra Heilbron on September 11, 2022 | Leave a Comment

Georgina Campbell in BarbarianThe horror movie Barbarian debuted in the top spot at the weekend box office. The smart, imaginative film, directed by Zach Cregger, entertained moviegoers to the tune of $10 million. Click here to watch our interview with the director.

The Hindi-language fantasy film Brahmastra Part One: Shiva was another new release that made its debut in the top five. The first of a trilogy, the movie took in $4.4 million in second place.

The action-comedy Bullet Train starring Brad Pitt dropped a spot to third, bringing in another $3.3 million for a six-week domestic total of $92.5 million.

Top Gun: Maverick dropped back down to fourth place. Starring Tom Cruise in the title role, the film earned an additional $3.2 million for a total of $705.7 million in 16 weeks of release.

Rounding out the top five was the animated family friendly movie DC League of Super-Pets. It took in an additional $2.8 million for a seven-week total of $85.4 million. ~Alexandra Heilbron

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