The gonzo R-rated horror comedy “Cocaine Bear” It raised $23.1 Million in its first weekend of operation, according to reports to studio estimates Sunday, while Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” The second weekend saw a remarkable reduction in size.

“Quantumania” Still No. With an estimated $32.2million in U.S. theater ticket sales, No. 1 was still the most popular. The problem is that the “Ant-Man” The sequel was a hit, with poor reviews and low audience ratings, dropping a shocking 69.7% during its second weekend. That’s the worst decline for an MCU film, falling faster than “Black Widow” (67.8%), Pandemic Release that Debuted simultaneously in Homes

Instead, Universal Pictures’ “Cocaine Bear” The rampage through Multiplexes achieved remarkable results, exceeding expectations. Directed by Elizabeth Banks and costing about $35 Million “Cocaine Bear” Its title, and the fact that it was made of recycled materials created a lot of buzz.to-go-viral trailer.

“Cocaine Bear,” Jimmy Warden wrote the script and Christopher Miller produced it.“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse,” “The Lego Movie”Managed to turn a bizarre true-life tale into a tongue-in-cheek box office hit. It’s based on the real story A 175-pound (79 kg) black bear that died in Georgia’s mountains in 1985 after eating from a duffle bag of cocaine that had fallen from a smuggler’s plane. (The former Kentucky Narcotics Investigator, the smuggler parachuted. to (His death occurred in Tennessee.

Trailer “Cocaine Bear,” The game, which was played before the Super Bowl, was viewed by over 90 million people worldwide, Universal reported. It caught on quickly. social media. But transferring can-you-believe-that’s-a-real-movie buzz to The box office doesn’t always work. “Snakes on a Plane,” a movie many compared to “Cocaine Bear,” In 2006, the company was opened for $13.9 Million.

“Audiences discovered this very outrageous, hysterical comedy that our director Elizabeth Banks delivered,” Jim Orr was the Universal distribution chief. “The film absolutely delivers on its preposterous premise. People wanted to come out and have a good time at the theater.”

“Cocaine Bear” Management to Overperforms despite mixed reviews by critics. “B-” CinemaScore is a service that audiences pay. Purchasers of tickets were 63% aged between 18 and 34, with 59% being male. The overseas sales amounted to $5.3 million. “Quantumania” Is easier to beat “Cocaine Bear” It also saw an increase of $46.4million internationally over the weekend.

This is the pinnacle of counterprogramming to “Cocaine Bear,” Lionsgate’s “Jesus Revolution” also debuted strongly. The film, likewise inspired by a true story, stars Kelsey Grammer as a California minister and Joel Courtney as youth minister, and dramatizes the movement of Christian hippies in the late ’60s and early ’70s. This film launched in advance screenings with $15.5million and at the weekend. The Kingdom Story Company produced the film. “Jesus Revolution” Popular with Christian audiences, it quickly exceeded all expectations. It received an A+ CinemaScore.

The next week will see the arrival of a new champion at the box office, with the release of Michael B. Jordan’s “Creed III.”

Expected Friday ticket sales through Sunday in U.S. and Canadian cinemas to Comscore. The final domestic figures for Monday will be published.

1. “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” $32.2 Million

2. “Cocaine Bear,” $23.1 million.

3. “Jesus Revolution,” $15.5 million.

4. “Avatar: The Way of Water,” $4.7 million.

5. “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,” $4.1 million.

6. “Magic Mike’s Last Dance,” $3 million.

7. “Knock at the Cabin,” $1.9 million.

8. “80 for Brady,” $1.8 million.

9. “Missing,” $1 million.

10. “A Man Called Otto,” $850,000.

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