Jungle Cruise Tops Weekend Box Office

Posted on August 2, 2021

Disney's Jungle Cruise topped the box office during its opening weekend. The film inspired by Disney's theme park ride made $34.2 million. It also made $30 million on the Disney Plus streaming service where it was available for $29.99.

Jungle Cruise stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. It has an A- Cinemascore. It cost $200 million to produce according to Variety. It faces a battle to break even but it is hard to see a filming doing much better with the Covid-19 pandemic horrors resurfacing.

Jungle Cruise was followed by The Green Knight from A24 films which opened with a $6.8 million take. The film is a retelling of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and stars Dev Patel as Sir Gawain. It has a C+ Cinemascore.

The Green Knight was followed by Old and Black Widow. Black Widow has now made $167 million.

The other opening film this weekend was Stillwater, which opened in 5th with a $5.1 million box office gross. The film (inspired by the Amanda Knox story) has a father (Matt Damon) traveling from the oil rigs of Oklahoma to France to help his daughter, who is facing murder charges.

You can view the full report for the weekend on boxofficemojo.com.

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