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US Top Ten movies

Kiddie treat The Bad Guys took top spot, while viking saga The Northman had to settle with 5th spot.

Weekend of 22 - 24 April 2022

  1. The Bad Guys (new) (23.95M$)
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (3 weeks)
  3. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2 weeks)
  4. The Northman (new)
  5. The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent (new)
  6. Everything Everywhere All at Once (5 weeks)
  7. The Lost City (5 weeks)
  8. Father Stu (2 weeks)
  9. Morbius (4 weeks) Ambulance (3 weeks)

UK Top Ten movies

A bit of a shake-up, with Sonic back on top and the Lost city getting lost.

Nicolas Cage only managed 7th spot with The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent.

Weekend of 22 - 24 April 2022

  1. Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (4 weeks)
  2. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (3 weeks)
  3. The Lost City (2 weeks)
  4. Operation Mincemeat (2 weeks)
  5. The Bad Guys (4 weeks)
  6. The Northman (2 weeks)
  7. The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent (new) (516k£)
  8. The Batman (8 weeks)
  9. Morbius (4 weeks)
  10. K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2 weeks)
Thanks to Comscore for UK data.


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