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“Dungeons and Dragons” leads the box office in the United States and Canada

action fantasy movie “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” leads the box office in the United States and Canada after its theatrical release, according to estimates released on Sunday by the specialized firm Exhibitor Relations.

The highly anticipated adaptation of the most popular role-playing game, starring Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Hugh Grant and “Bridgerton” series star Regé-Jean Page, grossed $38.5 million between Friday and Sunday. A very good performance, according to experts.

The feature film produced by Paramount and eOne, set in a medieval-fantasy universe, received critical and “remarkable” reception from the public, and has “the potential to generate sequels”, according to David A. Gross, of the Franchise Entertainment Research firm.

It surpasses the fourth installment of the “John Wick” saga, in which Keanu Reeves reprises his role as a contract killer, this time to combat an international criminal group, second box office film with 28.2 million dollars obtained in its second week of projection.

The new episode of the “Scream” saga, “Scream VI”, with Courteney Cox and Jenna Ortega, remains in third position, with 5.3 million dollars in its fourth week on the big screen. The fearsome “Ghostface” returns in this film that mixes terror and self-mockery, this time in New York.

Angel Studios’ Biblical film “His Only Son,” which recreates Isaac’s sacrifice at the hands of Abraham, ranks fourth with $5.3 million in first-week theatrical grosses.

Boxing movie “Creed III,” the ninth in the “Rocky” saga and the first without Sylvester Stallone, falls to fifth place with $5 million in its fifth week. It is the first film made by Michael B. Jordan, also a protagonist in the film.

The other five films on the list of the 10 most viewed were:

6. “Shazam!: The Fury of the Gods” ($4.7 million)

7. “A Thousand and One” (1.8 million)

8. “65: On the Verge of Extinction” (1.6 million)

9. “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” (1.2 million)

10 “Jesus Revolution” (1 million)

With information from AFP

Source: Elcomercio

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