Paramount’s ‘PAW Patrol’ tops U.S box office chart

Paramount and Spin Master’s PAW Patrol becomes second highest grossing film in the U.S. box office this weekend. The CG animated feature managed to collect $13 million at 3,148 theaters statewide and film was also released on Paramount+ which is available for free to 42 million subscribers.

PAW Patrol released worldwide last week and opened with $12.7 million domestic this weekend and bringing its total to a $21.5 million outside the U.S and $34.5 million worldwide.

PAW Patrol is a canadian computer-animated action-adventure comedy film based on the television series PAW Patrol created by Keith Chapman. The film is produced by Spin Master Entertainment and directed by Cal Brunker, written by Billy Frolick, Brunker and Bob Barlen, from a story by Frolick, and produced by Jennifer Dodge.

Disney’s Free Guy in its second weekend grossed $18.8 million, by collecting a 10-day domestic total of $58.8 million. Even during the pandemic era the film performance is at its level best and continues to top the box-office list in many territories, including the U.K. Film collected $17.1 million overseas from 46 markets as it crossed the $100 million mark globally to finish Sunday with a worldwide total of $111.9 million

Disney’s Jungle Cruise, which is available for Disney+ Premier subscribers, tops the third position in US box office chart. The Dwayne Johnson-Emily Blunt starrer grossed $6.2 million for a domestic total of $92.5 million and $173.7 million worldwide.

Disney/Pixar’s Luca took second place with $5 million start in China, when compared to other Pixar titles, Luca is 83 per cent ahead of Onward and nine per cent behind Soul.