After falling in to second place last week Paramount Pictures A Quiet Place Part II has rebounded to the top of the box office. Taking an estimated $11.7M across the weekend of 11-13 June, the film placed ever-so-slightly ahead of Warner Bros. musical extravaganza In The Heights which took an estimated $11.4M.
The John Krasinski-directed sequel dipped -39.5% from the previous session, scoring a $3,314 per-screen average in 3,515 locations. Thanks to its weekend haul the film has now amassed a domestic total of $109M, the first film of the pandemic era to break the $100M ceiling. Overseas, the sci-fi thriller has racked up a tally near $90.2M to date, putting its current worldwide total at $199.2M.
Jon M. Chu’s In The Heights debuted in second place with the aforementioned $11.4M. The film grossed an estimated $3,300 per-screen average across 3,456 locations. Despite a 96% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and an A- CinemaScore from opening weekend visitors, the film was unable to top the charts. Worth noting, as with Warner Bros. others 2021 releases, In The Heights is also available to HBO Max subscribers.
Bouncing his was in to third place this weekend was Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. Having already been available international territories for a number of weeks, the Sony Pictures release finally hit US shores. Estimate figures put the sequel to the 2018 original at $10.4M earning a $3,108 per-screen average in 3,346 locations. To-date the film has grossed a lite $57.9M, falling short of the first film’s domestic $115M tally.
Falling from first to fourth this week was another Warner Bros. release, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. Dropping an estimated -58.4% from its opening weekend, the third film to bare the Conjuring name grossed a further $10M. It’s domestic total currently sits around $43.8M. Internationally, the horror sequel is faring a little better having scared up an estimated $68M for a global total in the region of $111.8M. As with In The Heights, The Devil Made Me Do It is also currently available to HBO Max subscribers.
Round out the top five this week, Disney’s Cruella. Grossing an estimated $6.7M in its third weekend and falling off -38.7% from the previous weekend. Its combined three-week domestic total is $56M. Cruella has also piled on another $73.3M internationally, bringing its cumulative worldwide box-office total to $129.3M.