‘The Suicide Squad’ tops the North American box office with $26.5M

Cast member Margot Robbie attends the premiere of "The Suicide Squad" in Los Angeles on August 2. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Aug. 9 (UPI) — “The Suicide Squad” is the No. 1 movie in North American theaters, earning $26.5 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

The action flick is also streaming on HBO Max.

Coming in at No. 2 is “Jungle Cruise” with $15.7 million, followed by “Old” at No. 3 with $4.1 million, “Black Widow” at No. 4 with $4 million and “Stillwater” at No. 5 with $2.9 million.

Rounding out the top tier are “The Green Knight” at No. 6 with $2.6 million, “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at No. 7 with $2.5 million, “Snake Eyes” at No. 8 with $1.6 million, “Escape Room: Tournament of Champions” at No. 9 with $1.3 million and “F9: The Fast Saga” at No. 10 with $1.23 million.

This week’s box office take for the Top 10 movies was about $62.4 million, compared to last week when “Jungle Cruise” was No. 1 and the Top 10 racked up about $75 million in receipts.


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