Bob Marley biopic surprises US box office

February 19, 2024 – 08:52

The film about the reggae music legend has far exceeded previous expectations.

“Bob Marley: The Legend”the film about the life of reggae music's biggest star, enjoyed a comfortable win at the US weekend box office, in its debut, with a total of $27.7 million.

The numbers achieved by the film inspired by the greatest icon of Jamaican culture, which since Wednesday has accumulated 51 million in the northern country alone, far exceeded previous expectations that expected a payment of between 30 and 35 million, according to the specialized site Hollywood Variety.

In the other 47 countries where the film is located Bob Marley It premiered, managing to collect around 29 million, taking its global tally to 80 million in less than a week on screen.

How the top five are finished at the US theatrical box office

It took second place at the weekend box office “Madame Web” With 17.6 million, that's up to 25.8 nationally and 25.7 million in the 61 countries where it was released.

“Argyle: Secret Agent” He finished third with 4.72 million after reigning for two weeks. While animation “Ducks!” He continued his good performance by settling in fourth place with a time of 3.75.

Closes the top five on the weekend in the United States “the chosen”It is a religious television series that launched its fourth season, with various episodes shown in theaters, with a total audience of 3.4 million.

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Terry Alexander

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