No Way Home is a hit, Matrix 4 starts in 4th position, after Tous en scene 2 and Les Tuche 4. (Source: Le Film Français)
After her huge start from last week, Spider-Man: No Way Home continues its momentum, already approaching 5 million admissions. Selling 1,737,100 additional tickets in 882 theaters, which gives it a very good average of 1,970 spectators per copy, the Sony and Marvel blockbuster remains at the top of the French ranking, far ahead of its competitors. It cumulates precisely 4,604,615 entries, which and better than all Spiderman recent, but still below the three parts of Sam Raimi, which had been successful between 2002 and 2007 by selling between 5.2 and 6.3 cinema tickets. Note that internationally, No Way Home is also a huge success with over $ 1 billion in revenue. A first since the start of the Covid-19 epidemic.
Faced with this big box, we can salute the performance of All in scene 2, capable of starting over a million entries. Exactly 1,173,587 people made the trip to discover the sequel to Garth Jennings’ animated musical film (886,118 without counting its previews).
Then we find either The Tuche 4 Where Matrix 4 depending on whether the previews are counted or not. The French comedy adds 497,546 spectators to its counter, or nearly 2 million people in all, and this in particular thanks to a huge distribution (1,048 theaters, it is more than for all the other films broadcast this week). Resurrections starts with 513,133 countermarks sold in 707 cinemas, or 462,546 if we only take into account its figures since Wednesday, December 22. This is the worst start for a Matrix : The 1999 sci-fi movie was seen by 1.7 million people at start-up, then its sequels, 2.1 million each. They had finished their race in order with 4.7, 5.6 and 3.5 million entries.
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Matrix 4 is the latest novelty in the top 10, all the other works offered being continuities, which are holding up well during this week of school holidays (from -5% attendance for The Snow Panther at -39% for the new one Spiderman). Encanto This brings the top 5 to a close, with 429,418 curious people displaced in front of 891 screens, or 2.1 million in five weeks, and all subsequent productions are above 100,000 admissions.
French weekly box office from December 22 to 28, 2021: