Disney’s new animated film “Raya and the Last Dragon” is topping North American cinema revenue, bringing in $ 8.6 million.
“Tom and Jerry” slipped from first to second place this week, with $ 6.6 million in revenue.
The new adventure movie “Chaos Walking” came in third, with revenues of $ 3.9 million. The movie stars Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Madds Mikkelsen, and Damian Becher, and is directed by Doug Lehmann.
Drama Boogie took fourth place, recording $ 1.2 million. The film stars Taylor Takahashi and Taylor Page, and directed by Eddie Huang.
The animated movie “The Croods: A New Age” slipped to fifth, recording $ 780,000.
Cinemas in New York City returned to their visitors over the weekend, for the first time in nearly a year, with the increase in vaccination against Coronavirus and the decrease in infection rates.
But some new releases are still struggling to sell tickets, and cinemas are expected to face a long and difficult road to recover from the pandemic crisis, according to Reuters.