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Liam Neeson’s thriller Honest Thief takes home a modest $ 3.7 million at the U.S. box office

Liam Neeson’s thriller Honest Thief takes home a modest $ 3.7 million as the US box office continues its anemia

Liam Neeson scored first place at the US box office last weekend with his new movie Honest Thief.

The thriller made a paltry $ 3.7 million, making it one of the weakest box office reports in years, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The disappointing numbers arrive now that movie theaters have reopened in Seattle and after an announcement from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that theaters outside of New York City could reopen if they meet safety criteria.

Anemic: Liam Neeson's thriller Honest Thief led the US box office with $ 3.7 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter, even though revenues were among the weakest in years; still from Honest Thief

Anemic: Liam Neeson’s thriller Honest Thief led the US box office with $ 3.7 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter, even though revenues were among the weakest in years; still from Honest Thief

Honest Thief’s cash register was boosted to $ 4.2 million when adding Canadian cash register totals.

“ Moviegoers, especially couples, came back to theaters to enjoy Honest Thief in a theatrical setting and were awarded a film with an 88 percent rating on the Rotten Tomatoes audience score, ” said Tom Ortenberg of Open Road Films, who the film spread.

THR noted the film’s strong performance in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, and San Diego.

Behind Honest Thief was Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, which made $ 1.6 million, bringing the US total to $ 50.6 million.

Boosted: Honest Thief's box office grew to $ 4.2 million when adding Canadian box office totals; still from Honest Thief

Boosted: Honest Thief's box office grew to $ 4.2 million when adding Canadian box office totals; still from Honest Thief

Boosted: Honest Thief’s box office grew to $ 4.2 million when adding Canadian box office totals; still love it

THR noted the film's strong performance in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami and San Diego; Neeson pictured in December

THR noted the film's strong performance in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami and San Diego; Neeson pictured in December

THR noted the film’s strong performance in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami and San Diego; Neeson pictured in December

The mind-blowing thriller was helped by the reopened theaters in Seattle, as half of the top 10 brutalizing theaters were there.

Tenet has continued to perform well overseas, making an additional $ 5 million at the international box office, bringing the global total to $ 333.9 million, according to Variety.

Robert DeNiro’s comedy The War With Grandpa came in second with $ 2.5 million after making $ 3.6 million in the US last week.

Tenet has continued to perform well overseas, making an additional $ 5 million at the international box office to bring the total to $ 333.9 million, according to Variety.

Tenet has continued to perform well overseas, making an additional $ 5 million at the international box office, according to Variety, bringing the total to $ 333.9 million.

Tenet has continued to perform well overseas, making an additional $ 5 million at the international box office, according to Variety, bringing the total to $ 333.9 million.

Box office: The War With Grandpa, which was originally scheduled to release in February 2018, topped the box office with just $ 3.6 million

Box office: The War With Grandpa, which was originally scheduled to release in February 2018, topped the box office with just $ 3.6 million

Box office: The War With Grandpa, which was originally scheduled to release in February 2018, topped the box office with just $ 3.6 million

Older films have gained popularity in theaters as studios held back their bigger budget titles for 2021.

The Nightmare Before Christmas took advantage of the sparse theater offering and the Halloween season to make an impressive $ 1.3 million for Disney.

Disney also had its cult Halloween movie Hocus Pocus in theaters for a second week, where it made $ 756,000.

Paramount’s Love And Monsters was released in theaters and VOD, earning $ 255,000.

Old Favorites: Disney made $ 1.3 million reissue of Nightmare Before Christmas and $ 756,000 from Hocus Pocus; still from Hocus Pocus

Old Favorites: Disney made $ 1.3 million reissue of Nightmare Before Christmas and $ 756,000 from Hocus Pocus; still from Hocus Pocus

Old Favorites: Disney made $ 1.3 million reissue of Nightmare Before Christmas and $ 756,000 from Hocus Pocus; still from Hocus Pocus

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