“Don’t Worry Darling”, “The Woman King” and “Avatar” are the most watched movies in the United States

“Don’t Worry Darling,” Olivia Wilde’s dystopian thriller whose production was marred by rumors and whose release wasn’t really applauded by critics, got off to a good start at the and Canada, placing first this weekend.

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The film grossed $19.2 million, according to preliminary Exhibitor Relations figures released Sunday. Even before its premiere, it gave a lot of talk, giving rise to speculation about tensions, rivalries and incidents between the main actors.

Critics did not like the film, earning a score of only 38% on the Rotten Tomatoes website, which compiles the opinions of specialized journalists.

In “Don’t Worry, Honey,” a kind of terrifying “The Truman Show” set in 1950s America, Florence Pugh (“Black Widow”) plays Alice, a young woman living in Victory, a small model city built in the middle of the desert by a mysterious businessman, played by Chris Pine.

Like all her neighbors, Alice has a life that runs like clockwork and, a priori, everything to be happy with Jack (Harry Styles), her partner, who leaves every morning for a job he knows nothing about. In exchange for this material well-being, Victoria has only one rule: its inhabitants must never leave the city limits. But Alice will break it…

“The Woman King,” a historical epic of warriors from a West African kingdom, fell to second place this weekend with $11.1 million at the box office.

Depicting the real lives of women warriors in the 19th-century kingdom of Dahomey, set in present-day Benin, this film stars Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis as Nanisca, who trains the next generation of recruits tasked with fighting against a larger rival African kingdom and against European slave traders.

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In third place was “Avatar,” shown again before the December premiere of its sequel “Avatar 2: The Way of Water.” James Cameron’s film, which was a hit in 2009, managed to gross about 10 million dollars, mostly in IMAX theaters.

“Barbarian,” a 20th-century horror film starring Georgina Campbell and Bill Skarsgard, came in at number four with $4.8 million in ticket sales. In fifth place was the strange and bloody “Pearl” by Ti West, with 1.9 million.

They completed the top ten places:

  • “Watch Them Run” ($1.9 million)
  • “Bullet train” (1.8 million)
  • “DC League of Superpets” ($1.8 million)
  • “Top Gun: Maverick” ($1.6 million)
  • “Minions: A Villain Is Born” (1 million)

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“Don’t Worry Darling”, “The Woman King” and “Avatar” are the most watched movies in the United States