Theater counts: Bond stays the widest release as Halloween Kills and the Last Duel slash into theaters

October 14, 2021


No Time to Die debuted last weekend with the widest release in nearly two years. Playing in 4,407 locations, the latest in the 007 franchise racked up a solid $55.22 million during its first weekend, and currently sits at $71.6 million after six days of release. Worldwide, the film has brought in an impressive $328 million, and has yet to open in two key markets, China (Oct. 29) and Australia (Nov. 11). This week, No Time to Die keeps its count from last week, which once again makes it the widest release. Also opening this week is fellow franchise film Halloween Kills. The Universal Pictures slasher, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer and Andi Matichak arrives in 3,705 theaters.

Also new this week is the 14th-Century French historical drama, The Last Duel which tells the story of the last legally sanctioned duel in France’s history. The film launches in 3,065 locations. The only other film playing in over 4,000 theaters and second on our list this week is Venom: Let There Be Carnage, which drops from 4,225 to 4,013 locations. The action feature has scored a stellar $149 million since its release 13 days ago.

New in limited release this week is Hard Luck Love Song. The romantic drama based on a song and starring Michael Dorman and Sophia Bush debuts in 172 cinemas. Bergman Island, a feature from IFC Films follows a couple of American filmmakers, Chris and Tony, who retreat to the mythical Fårö island for the summer. It opens in 115 locations.

Looking ahead to next week we see the long-awaited arrival of Dune. The sci-fi action-adventure features a large ensemble cast and has already grossed over $116 million internationally from rollouts that began on September 15th. Dune will be available on traditional screens, IMAX and available for at home viewing per HBO Max. Also opening next week is the animated Ron’s Gone Wrong. The film about a young boy and a robot is set to debut in an estimated 3,500 locations. Lastly, Searchlight Pictures will release The French Dispatch. Wes Anderson’s latest, set in 1950s Paris and starring Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton and a large ensemble cast is set to open in 50 locations…

Note: Warner Bros. have not announced theater counts.

Movie Distributor Theaters Previous
Theaters
Change
No Time to Die United Artists Releasing 4,407 4,407
Venom: Let There be Carnage Sony Pictures 4,013 4,225 -212
Halloween Kills Universal Pictures 3,705 New
The Addams Family 2 United Artists Releasing 3,607 4,207 -600
The Last Duel 20th Century Studios 3,065 New
Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Walt Disney 2,300 2,800 -500
Candyman Universal Pictures 1,012 1,153 -141
Dear Evan Hansen Universal Pictures 974 1,927 -953
Free Guy 20th Century Studios 915 1,495 -580
The Boss Baby: Family Business Universal Pictures 295 328 -33
Jungle Cruise Walt Disney 235 445 -210
Hard Luck Love Song Roadside Attractions 172 New
Bergman Island IFC Films 115 New
I’m Your Man Bleecker Street 103 122 -19
The Eyes of Tammy Faye Searchlight Pictures 55 125 -70
Respect United Artists Releasing 45 67 -22
Mass Bleecker Street 37 4 +33
The Alpinist Roadside Attractions 22 27 -5

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