Tenet leads box office as audiences return to theaters

By Alexandra Heilbron on September 6, 2020 | 3 Comments

Robert Pattinson Tenet posterAs audiences slowly make their way into theaters amid concerns about the coronavirus, the North American box office is slowly coming back to life. With Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated Tenet opening in theaters across the States over the long weekend, box office numbers began to rise, with the top three movies being the first to cross the $10 million mark since the start of the pandemic. If you’ve seen any of these movies and would like to review, rate or comment on them, you can do so below or by clicking on the linked titles.

Christopher Nolan‘s Tenet, starring John David Washington and Robert Pattinson, took the top spot at the weekend box office, earning $20.2 million in its debut weekend.

Last weekend’s top movie, The New Mutants, dropped a spot to second place, earning $3.6 million for a total domestic take of $12.4 million.

In its fourth weekend in theaters, the revenge thriller Unhinged starring Russell Crowe dropped a spot to third, taking in $2.2 million for a total domestic take of $11.8 million.

In fourth place was the comedy sequel Bill & Ted Face the Music, which earned $0.8 million for a two-week domestic total of $2.3 million.

Rounding out the top five was the animated film, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, taking in $0.5 million for a four-week domestic total of $3.4 million. ~Alexandra Heilbron

Comments & Discussion

  1. Felix Mitra • September 6, 2020 @ 10:45 PM

    New Mutants is cross between “Twlight” and X-Men . Pass see it at home. Acting is mediocre, effects are ok. Whole movie is bland.

  2. Ashley • September 7, 2020 @ 8:10 AM

    Not much good to see yet, I’m waiting for the A Quiet Place sequel.

  3. Randy • September 7, 2020 @ 9:26 AM

    I went to see Unhinged, since it’s been out the longest. Great to finally get out and see a movie. Everyone obeyed the distancing orders, it was cool.

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