Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings continued its hold on the top spot at the box office for the fourth straight week, earning an additional $13.3 million. That brings its total domestic box office gross to $196.5 million, eclipsing MCU sibling Black Widow’s $183.6 million to become the highest-grossing film of 2021.
Shang Chi has grabbed a total of $166.9 million overseas to date, bringing its worldwide tally to $363.4 million.
Dear Evan Hansen, on the other hand, hit a sour note at the box office. The adaptation of the hit 2016 Broadway musical, featuring an all-star cast that includes Amy Adams, Julianne Moore and Ben Platt, the latter of whom originated the role on Broadway and won a Tony Award for it, opened with an estimated $7.5 million.
Disney/20th Century’s Free Guy grabbed third place, delivering an estimated $4.1 million in its seventh week of release. The film’s totals now stand at $114.1 million stateside and $203.3 million internationally, bringing its current global box office haul to $317.4 million.
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Candyman, now in its fifth week of release, held on to fourth place with an estimated $2.5 million
Rounding out the top five was the western Cry Macho, the latest film from 91-year-old director and star Clint Eastwood. The movie added another $2.1 million.
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