‘Demon Slayer’ tops North American box office with $6.4M

Lewis Tan's "Mortal Kombat" slipped from No. 1 to No. 2 this weekend as the anime movie "Demon Slayer" scored the top spot at the North American box office. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI

May 2 (UPI) — The anime adventure “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $6.4 million this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

Coming in at No. 2 is last week’s chart topper “Mortal Kombat” with $6.2 million, followed by “Godzilla vs. Kong” at No. 3 with $2.7 million, “Separation” at No. 4 with $1.8 million and “Raya and the Last Dragon” at No. 5 with $1.3 million.

Rounding out the top tier are “Nobody” at No. 6 with $1.3 million, “The Unholy” at No. 7 with $1.1 million, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” at No. 8 with $720,000, “Tom and Jerry” at No. 9 with $515,000 and “Together Together” at No. 10 with $313,000.

Many of the films are also available on streaming platforms as a studios aimed to entertain as many people as possible during the coronavirus pandemic.


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