Elvis and Top Gun: Maverick both earn $30.5 million at the domestic weekend box office in a battle for the top spot
Both Elvis and Top Gun: Maverick have earned $30.5 million at the weekend domestic box office so far and will have one final battle today, June 26, to see who emerges victorious.
As reported by Variety and Box Office Mojo, Top Gun: Maverick currently has a slight lead at $30,500,176 in its fifth weekend in theaters. Elvis, who made his debut over the weekend, sits at $30,500,000.
Top Gun: Maverick is enjoying an impressive run at the box office and has now reached $521 million domestically. It also broke the coveted $1 billion mark at the global box office and became the highest-grossing film of 2022 and the first film to top $1 billion since Spider-Man: No Way Home earned $1.9 billion. dollars last year.
Elvis, on the other hand, has raked in an additional $20 million from 51 international markets and has a total of $50.5 million so far.
Top Gun: Maverick and Elvis dropped Jurassic World Dominion, the movie that’s held the top spot for the past two weekends, to third place as it only grossed $26.4 million. However, that was enough to bring the latest Jurassic World movie to over $300 million domestically and $746.6 million worldwide.
The Black Phone, which also debuted over the weekend, took fourth place earning $23.3 million domestically. It grossed $13.4 million overseas to help bring its worldwide total to $35.8 million. The Black Phone only cost $18 million to produce, so it’s well on its way to box office success.
Lightyear rounded out the top five with $17.7 million, but it was down 65% from its opening weekend. Lightyear reached $88 million in North America and earned $152.4 million at the worldwide box office.
For more, check out our review of Elvis and The Black Phone, how The Black Phone director’s traumatic past inspired the horror film, and why Elvis’ team says “credit must be given” to the black pioneers of Rock & Roll.
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