“Spider-Man: No Way Home” remains No. 1 in the box office after its second weekend.
The latest film starring Tom Holland as the webslinger grossed $81.5 million in the North America box office last weekend.
What’s more, “Spider-Man” became the first movie during the pandemic to swing past the $1 billion mark in global receipts.
Placing second last weekend was “Sing 2,” the animated sequel about animals who like to sing on stage. It did well to the tune of $23.8 million during its opening weekend.
Other new movies did well last weekend.
“The Matrix Resurrections,” the latest film in the sci-fi franchise starring Keneau Reeves, placed third, grossing $12 million.
In fourth place was “The King’s Man,” the prequel to “The King’s Men,” at $6.4 million.
“American Underdog,” which stars Zachary Levi (who grew up in Ventura) as NFL quarterback Kurt Warner, came in fifth place at $6.2 million.
Steven Spielberg’s “Westside Story” fell to sixth place with $2.8 million. It was in third place the previous weekend.
“Licorice Pizza” climbed last weekend to seventh place from its 14th place mark the previous weekend. Last weekend it grossed $2.3 million.
“A Journal for Jordan” opened in eighth place at $2.2 million,
After a long run at or near the top of the box office, Disney’s “Encanto,” the animated musical about a Colombian family and its magic, fell to ninth place. It grossed $2 million.
Placing 10th at the box office in its first weekend was “ ’83,” the story of India’s cricket cup victory in 1983.