Tuesday 29th September 2020

New Mutants , starring Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy and Charlie Heaton, was the No. 1 movie in North America over the weekend with $7 million in ticket sales. 

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, most new movie debuts have been delayed, with some theatrical releases skipped altogether in favor of streaming-service premieres. Theaters throughout the United States and Canada were closed for months in keeping with social-distancing practices intended to slow the spread of the virus, and just recently began re-opening.  However those in high-population states such as New York, New Jersey and California remain closed.

Coming in at No. 2 is Unhinged with $2.6 million, followed by The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run at No. 3 with $604,000, The Personal History of David Copperfield at No. 4 with $520,000 and Words on Bathroom Walls at No. 5 with $454,000.

The New Mutants Scores $7m Opening Domestically

Via movieweb.com
 

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