“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” regained its position at the top of the box office, showcasing its lasting appeal, while “The Flash” experienced a significant decline in ticket sales. The animated Spidey sequel, featuring Miles Morales, secured the No. 1 spot for the fourth week, grossing $19.3 million. Meanwhile, “The Flash” saw a sharp drop, earning only $15.2 million in its second week. Despite the challenges faced by “The Flash,” Sony had reasons to celebrate with the success of both “Spider-Verse” and “No Hard Feelings.”
“Spider-Verse” Weaves Its Way to the Top
In its fourth week, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” surpassed other films to reclaim the No. 1 position at the box office. The movie praised for its quality, has emerged as one of the standout releases of the competitive summer season. With a domestic total of $317.1 million and a worldwide collection of $560.3 million, “Spider-Verse” continues to captivate audiences.
“The Flash” Struggles to Maintain Speed
“The Flash” experienced a significant drop in its second week, earning a mere $15.2 million after a lacklustre $55 million opening. The film’s disappointing performance, coupled with its $200 million production budget, has raised concerns. Some attribute the struggles to the off-screen behaviour of actor Ezra Miller, who has addressed his past actions and sought therapy.
“No Hard Feelings” and Sony’s Success
Sony’s R-rated comedy “No Hard Feelings” debuted in fourth place with $15.1 million. The film tells the story of a teenager whose parents hire a woman to help boost his confidence. Sony can be pleased with the turnout for both “Spider-Verse” and “No Hard Feelings,” showcasing the studio’s successful releases.
Other Box Office Highlights
“Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” secured fifth place with $11.6 million in its third week, accumulating a total of $122.9 million. Wes Anderson’s “Asteroid City” exceeded expectations, earning $9 million. Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” maintained its presence with $8.6 million, pushing its total earnings beyond $270 million.
Anticipation for “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny”
Despite mixed reviews, the upcoming release of “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” on June 30 is expected to attract a significant audience. The film’s ultimate success will be determined by summer movie fans who cannot afford to miss this cinematic experience.
“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” continues to soar at the box office, showcasing its enduring popularity. In contrast, “The Flash” struggles to maintain momentum, while Sony celebrates the success of both “Spider-Verse” and “No Hard Feelings.” Other notable releases, such as “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” and “Asteroid City,” add to the diverse movie lineup. As the highly anticipated “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” approaches, its fate will be decided by enthusiastic summer moviegoers.