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‘The Bad Guys’ scores $24 million debut to top the weekend box office

The animated family film The Bad Guys scored an estimated $24 million to top the North American box office over the weekend The film — featuring the voices of Sam RockwellMarc MaronZazie BeetzCraig Robinson and Awkwafina — also grabbed an estimated $63.1 million overseas, for a worldwide total of $87.1 million.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 held on to second place with an estimated $15.2 million in its third week of release. Internationally, where it opened a week earlier, the live action-CGI animated sequel to 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog has earned $142 million so far, bringing its current global tally to $287.8 million.

That left last week’s box office champ, Fantastic Beats: The Secrets of Dumbledore, in third place.It delivered an estimated $14 million to bring its two-week North American total to $67.1 million. Overseas, Fantastic Beasts 3 has grossed $213.2 million, bringing its worldwide tally to $280.3 million.

The Northman — starring Alexander SkarsgårdNicole KidmanAnya Taylor-JoyEthan Hawke and Willem Dafoe — and the Nicolas Cage meta comedy The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, took fourth and fifth place, respectively, earning an estimated $12 million and $7.2 million.

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