The action flick 'High Speed Train', punctuated with gags and dark humor, raced towards the top of the North American box office for its estimated release on Sunday from the specialist firm Exhibitor Relations.
Adaptation of a best-selling Japanese novel, the feature film depicts seven murderers, more or less pursued by bad luck, who try to escape wind up on a bullet train between Tokyo and Kyoto.
Starring Brad Pitt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Sandra Bullock, “High Speed Train” earned $30.1 million for its first weekend in theaters. “A solid start,” according to David A. Gross of Franchise Entertainment Research.
The animated film “DC Krypto Super-Dog”, which follows the adventures of Superman's dog, finds second place on the podium with $11.2 million in revenue for its second week in theaters.
The unclassifiable “Nope” by director Jordan Peele, which oscillates between horror and science fiction, ranks third with $8.5 million for its third week of operation.
Oscar-winning actor Daniel Kaluuya portrays a horse trainer frightened by the appearance of mysterious phenomena in the sky of his ranch. But he and his sister (Keke Palmer) are torn between fear and the desire to reach glory by capturing these scenes for social networks.
In fourth, “Thor: Love and Thunder”, the latest episode in the saga of the Norse God with a hammer played by Chris Hemsworth, accompanied by Natalie Portman and Christian Bale, raised 7.6 million dollars (316 million since its release ).
The animated movie “The Minions 2: Once Upon a Time Gru” tumbles to fifth place with $7.1 million in its sixth week in theaters, for a total of $335 million since release.
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