‘Knock At The Cabin’ and Tom Brady edge ‘Avatar’ sequel to the top spot

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New Releases Knock on the booth And 80 for Brady knocked Avatar: The Way of Water fell from No. 1 at the domestic box office this weekend, ending its seven-week reign at the top, which grossed more than $2 billion worldwide, according to studio data.

Important facts

The horror film by director M. Night Shyamalan will be shown on its debut weekend Knock on the booth was the No. 1 film domestically.

It earned $14.2 million in the US and had a global opening of over $21.2 million.

80 for Brady— a buddy comedy modeled after retired NFL quarterback Tom Brady — took second place and earned $12.5 million in its first weekend.

Avatar: The Way of Water Ranked #1 and cashed $10.8 million domestically and $38.7 million worldwide, compared to last weekend’s $15.7 million and $58.1 million, respectively.

The way of the water has grossed $2.174 billion since its release and remains the fourth-highest-grossing film in history.

What to look out for

Avatar: The Way of Water could soon surpass that of 1997 titanic ($2.194 billion) as the third highest-grossing film. Both films were directed by James Cameron.

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Knock on the booth received a 68% critic rating and a 64% audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Thriller stars Dave Bautista, Jonathan Groff and Rupert Grint. In the meantime, 80 for Brady Stars heavyweights Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Rita Moreno and Sally Field as four friends who travel to see Tom Brady and the New England Patriots play in the Super Bowl. Brady and fellow former Patriots players Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman appear in the film. It has a 64% rating from critics but a 91% rating from viewers on Rotten Tomatoes. Audiences gave it an A- on Cinemascore.


80 for Brady was fired days after Brady’s second — and apparently final — retirement from the NFL after 23 years in the league. It also comes just a week before the Super Bowl.

Further reading

Weekend Box Office: ‘Avatar’ Sequel Still Tops US Charts After 7 Weeks – And Targets ‘Titanic’ (Forbes)

Avatar: The Way Of Water Overtakes Star Wars: The Force Awakens As Fourth-Highest Grossing Ever (Forbes)

Tom Brady Appears in Movie About Tom Brady Starring Fonda, Tomlin, Fields and Moreno (Forbes)

Tom Brady retires – this time ‘forever’ (Forbes)

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