Box Office: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Sizzles With $19 Million Debut.

In the end, there was no need to worry, darling. Olivia Wilde’s “Don’t Worry Darling,” a psychological thriller with off-screen drama that rivaled any antics in the actual movie, scored at the box office in its opening weekend, collecting $19.2 million from 4,113 North American theaters.

Those ticket sales indicate that behind-the-scenes scandals didn’t ding interest in the film, which co-stars Florence Pugh and Harry Styles. All the talk about Spitgate, awkward press conferences, and a seemingly endless stream of tabloid fodder may have even boosted awareness. (Well, that, and the overwhelming desire to watch the world-famous pop star in his first significant film role.) Whatever the reason that brought audiences to theaters, it’s an impressive debut for the $35 million-budgeted “Don’t Worry Darling.”

The movie, backed by Warner Bros., landed a mediocre “B-” CinemaScore from moviegoers, suggesting that word-of-mouth could be a problem beyond its opening weekend. Reviews for “Don’t Worry Darling” weren’t too enthusiastic either (it has a 38% on Rotten Tomatoes), but that didn’t matter to fans of Styles, who turned out in force over the weekend. Surprising no one, 66% of ticket buyers were female, while nearly 70% were between the ages of 18 to 34. Audience members under the age of 18, which accounted for 16% of the crowds, were especially positive, giving the film an “A-” CinemaScore.

As of now, the movie’s results for “Don’t Stress Dear” seem, by all accounts, to be front-stacked. Friday’s earns (which were comprehensive of Thursday reviews and an exceptional Imax screening on Monday) represented $9.5 million, a decent piece of the introductory end-of-the-week deals. In light of the first day of the season, film industry specialists accepted “Don’t Stress Sweetheart” would acquire $21 million or $22 million by Sunday. Be that as it may, the film endured a surprisingly great drop on Saturday ($5.8 million) and Sunday ($3.8 million), causing Warner Brothers. to amend projections down to $19 million.

“We’re colossally glad for this film and are satisfied with these outcomes given our unassuming creation financial plan,” the studio said on Sunday in a note to press.

One more splendid spot on homegrown film industry graphs: Disney’s re-arrival of “Symbol” piled up $10 million from only 1,860 areas, the greater part of them Imax scenes. A sizable outcome for a film opened a long time back, regardless of whether that film is the most noteworthy earning worldwide delivery ever.

Abroad, “Symbol” found a colossal $20.5 million from 50 global domains throughout the end of the week, bringing the re-delivery’s overall end of the week complete to $30.5 million.

Given the remastered variant of “Symbol” got back to theaters on an irregular end of the week in September without a lot of advancement, film industry watchers are empowered for “Symbol: The Method of Water,” chief James Cameron’s 10 years really taking shape, uber planned continuation that is expected in performance centers in December.

“Symbol” put third on film industry graphs behind Sony’s “The Lady Ruler,” a verifiable activity epic featuring Viola Davis. The film produced a strong $11.14 million from 3,765 films in its sophomore trip, declining just 40% from its initial end of the week. Until now, “The Lady Ruler” has netted $36.2 million locally and $1.3 million universally.

In the fourth spot, the Airbnb spine chiller “Brute,” from Disney and twentieth Century Studios, added $4.8 million in its third trip. The film, praised for its crazy exciting bends in the road, has been holding outstandingly well for a low-financial plan frightfulness discharge; ticket deals fell just 26% from the last end of the week. “Brute” has created $28.4 million up until this point.

Two films — Searchlight’s “See How They Run” and A24’s “Pearl” — tied for fifth place, based on Sunday’s estimates of $1.9 million for each film. “See How They Run,” which is playing in 2,502 theaters, has earned $6.1 million after two weeks of release. “Pearl,” which is screening in 2,982 venues, has amassed $6.65 million after two weeks of release. Monday’s results will determine the official order on domestic charts.

At No. 7, “Bullet Train” stayed strong, earning $1.8 million from 1,907 cinemas in its eighth weekend of release and bringing domestic ticket sales to $99.2 million. Overseas, the Sony Pictures film has earned $131.1 million to date, boosting its global tally to $230 million.

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