‘Free Guy’ tops North American box office for a 2nd weekend

Ryan Reynolds' latest movie, "Free Guy," is No. 1 at the North American box office for a second weekend. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

Aug. 22 (UPI) — Ryan Reynolds’ action-comedy, “Free Guy,” is the No. 1 movie in North America for a second weekend, earning an additional $18.8 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

Coming in at No. 2 is “PAW Patrol: The Movie” with $13 million, followed by “Jungle Cruise” at No. 3 with $6.2 million, “Don’t Breathe 2” at No. 4 with $5 million and “Respect” at No. 5 with $3.8 million.

Rounding out the top tier are “The Suicide Squad” at No. 6 with $3.4 million, “The Protege” at No. 7 with $2.94 million, “The Night House” at No. 8 with $2.87 million, “Reminiscence” at No. 9 with $2 million and “Black Widow” at No. 10 with $1.2 million.

Most of the films are streaming online, as well as screening in theaters, as part of a strategy to give people different ways to view them during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Top 10 movies earned about $59.3 million this weekend, compared to last weekend when the highest-grossing films raked in around $72.5 million.


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