The sequel to the men in black, “Men in Black: International”, reached the first place at the box office this weekend, although the collection barely managed to collect a quarter of the budget of the film.
According to data released today by the specialized portal Box Office Mojo, “Men in Black: International”, directed by F. Gary Gray, raised $ 28.5 million, one of the lowest collections in recent weeks, where sequels of large titles have predominated.
With a budget of 110 million dollars, the veteran Liam Neeson (agent “T”), and Chris Hemsworth (agent “H”), failed to achieve the success of Tommy Lee Jones (“K”) and Will Smith ( “J”) that, since 1997, began to monitor the alien activity on Earth.
Another sequel, “The Secret Life of Pets 2”, which has in its cast of
voices to Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Eric Stonestreet, Patton Oswalt and Tiffany Haddish, among others, ranked second with 23.8 million revenue.
With this box office, the new film of adventures and misadventures of a group of animals in New York reaches 92 million, a sum that exceeds 80 million budget.
In the third place he repeats the new version of “Aladdin”, which added 16.7 million dollars to an accumulated booty worldwide that now amounts to 724 million.
In his second week in cinemas, “Dark Phoenix”, a film from the X-Men series, which is about to reach two decades on the big screen, ranked fourth with just nine million.
“Dark Phoenix”, the opera debut of the producer of the saga since 2011 Simon Kinberg, has managed to collect only 51 million in the US theaters.
In a distant sixth place, “Shaft” disappointed in its opening week with 8.3 million dollars of seats sold.
The sequel that features Samuel L. Jackson and continues the film series started by “Shaft” (1971), and “Shaft” (2000), was presented as one of the options for the public, which preferred ” Rocketman “, which ranked fifth with 8.8 million in revenue. (EFEUSA) .-