'Spider-Man: No Way Home' Grabs Another Box Office Win Amid Slow Weekend Due to Omicron Surge
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The web-filled crossover blockbuster is only $25 million from unseating 'Avatar' as the third-highest grossing movie domestically in history in its seventh week of release.

AceShowbiz - "Spider-Man: No Way Home" continues to rule the North American box office in its seventh week of release. The Marvel film, starring Tom Holland and Zendaya Coleman, tops the chart amid a slow weekend due to the surge COVID-19 Omicron variant.

The superhero film grossed an estimated $11 million for this weekend with a domestic total of approximately $735 million, maintaining its position as the fourth-highest grossing movie domestically in history. As for now, the web-filled crossover blockbuster is only $25 million from unseating "Avatar" from the third place with $760 million.

"As the film continues its dominance and notched numerous box office records, it's a very safe bet that 'No Way Home' has yet another milestone to conquer," Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst for Comscore, predicted. "And that is surpassing the mighty 'Avatar's' North American box office gross to become the third-highest grossing film of all-time."

At the international box office chart, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" became one of the select films to cross the $1 billion mark. Even more impressive, it surpassed that milestone without playing in China, the world's biggest moviegoing market. With an approximate $1.74 billion globally, "No Way Home" ranked as the sixth-highest earning movie of all-time at the worldwide box office.

Without any new nationwide releases, "Scream" once again took second place on the domestic box office chart. The Paramount Pictures slasher film brought in roughly $7.35 million, marking a 40 percent dip from last weekend. Universal's "Sing 2" landed at No. 3 with an estimated $4.8 million. The cartoon musical sequel, which debuted around Christmas, gained an impressive international cume of around $134.5 million, making it the highest-grossing animated film in pandemic times.

Faith-based romantic drama "Redeeming Love", which is another Universal release, secured the fourth place with an approximately $1.85 million. Disney and 20th Century's "The King's Man" rounded out the top five, grossing an estimated $1.8 million over the weekend. After six weekends in theaters, the prequel in the "Kingsman" action comedy series has earned roughly $34 million in North America and $114.4 million globally.

Meanwhile, "The 355" is still at the No. 6 spot after collecting approximately $1.4 million with $13 million in total for the fourth weekend of release. Following behind at No. 7 is "American Underdog" with an approximate $1.2 million.

As for Sony Pictures' "Ghostbusters: Afterlife", the movie is at No. 8 with an estimated $770,000. "Licorice Pizza", in the meantime, goes up to No. 9 with an approximate $691,187. Rounding out the Top 10 is "West Side Story", which is at No. 10 with roughly $614,000.

Top 10 of North America Box Office (Jan. 28-30, 2022):

  1. "Spider-Man: No Way Home" - $11 million
  2. "Scream" - $7.35 million
  3. "Sing 2" - $4.8 million
  4. "Redeeming Love" - $1.85 million
  5. "The King's Man" - $1.75 million
  6. "The 355" - $1.4 million
  7. "American Underdog" - $1.22 million
  8. "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" - $770,000
  9. "Licorice Pizza" - $691,187
  10. "West Side Story" - $614,000

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