On its debut weekend, No Time To Die immediately climbed to the top of the North American box office.
No Time To Die, the newest James Bond film, debuted at the top of the North American box office throughout its opening weekend, earning $55.5 million, according to industry observer Exhibitor Relations. The final movie to star Daniel Craig as Agent 007, produced by United Artists, has Ian Fleming's spy hero brought out of retirement to battle Rami Malek's Safin, the nefarious organization SPECTRE, and Blofeld. Venom: Let There Be Carnage, which had been in first place the previous week, fell to second place with a take of $31.7 million, earning a total of $141 million in its first two weeks.
Tom Hardy plays Eddie Brock, an investigative journalist who gains superpowers as a result of his symbiotic relationship with the alien Venom in the Sony movie. Woody Harrelson's character, serial killer Cletus Kasady, who has escaped jail after combining with an alien, must be stopped by Brock. The Addams Family 2 came in third with $10.1 million in revenue. The animated film from United Artists follows the legendary frightening, quirky, eerie, and enigmatic family as they travel. Disney's hugely successful Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which made $4.3 million, came in fourth place. Simu Liu, a Chinese-Canadian actor, and Disney's first Asian lead plays a former assassin who lives under the shadow of a villainous father in the movie (Hong Kong legend Tony Leung). The Many Saints Of Newark, a Warner Bros. prequel to the cult television series "The Sopranos," came in fifth place with $1.4 million in revenue during its second week. The comedy-action film Free Guy, starring Ryan Reynolds, came next.