The film reminds Hollywood that the box office is safe for blockbusters
Sony and Marvel’s Poison: Let there be slaughter It truly unleashed a box office carnage, earning a whopping $ 90 million in its opening weekend. It set the record for the second-largest release of October, second only to 2019. jester, which made $ 96 million. Did 12.5% more than the first Poison, which was launched at the same time in 2018.
Poison 2 is separate from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but will join others such as Black widow other Shang-chi with these earnings. Marvel Studios made the highest grossing films at the box office earlier this year with these two titles. The other smart thing Sony did was do Poison 2 exclusive theater, which will boost ticket sales.
The audience groups that generated sales
Let’s look at the movies that got good numbers. Black widow made $ 80 million in the first weekend, plus $ 60 million in Disney Plus. Shanng-Chi won $ 75 million and Universal’s Fast and furious 9 made $ 70 million. The audience group that came the most to all of these movies are younger men. Poison 2 That trend continued, with 62% of ticket buyers being men and 55% of them under the age of 25.
David A. Gross, who runs the film consulting firm Franchise Entertainment, stated that young adults are not as likely to stay home due to the pandemic as older people. They will appear to relive the big screen experience.
Not bad during a pandemic
Despite the pandemic, Poison: Let there be slaughter had a bigger opening weekend than its predecessor. Although the film never attracted critics, fans loved it and it grossed a total of $ 856 million globally. Check it out if it’s showing at a theater near you!
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