Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is heading for a $78 million five-day debut in North America.
Paramount and Skydance’s tentpole had been tracking to open to $90 million or more domestically, with the Tom Cruise-starring film earning a glowing A CinemaScore from audiences and strong reviews.
If current projections are correct, the film will have the second best national opening of the franchise behind Mission: Impossible IIwhich posted a five-day debut of $78.5 million, not adjusted for inflation. reckon dead opened on Wednesday in order to give the film more runway before Barbie and oppenheimer Open on July 21.
So far, older adults are feeding reckon deadwith 22 percent of all ticket buyers in the age 55 and older age group.
Abroad, reckon dead is doing a good deal for a global opening of up to $240 million.
The seventh installment of the Mission Impossible the franchise is Directed by Christopher McQuarrie. The cast also includes Hayley Atwell, Vanessa Kirby, Henry Czerny, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, and Simon Pegg.
Cruise is a favorite of theater owners. He resisted putting 2022’s Top Gun: Maverick on streaming, and ended up being the highest-grossing national function released in 2022 with 774.7 million domestic dollars, for a total of 1.49 billion dollars worldwide.
The new Mission Impossible The film addressed multiple setbacks caused by COVID-19.
Elsewhere, the faith-based political thriller from Angel Studios sound of freedom he remains a force to be reckoned with. The film is looking to place second for the weekend with $24 million for an early domestic total of $83 million.
Insidious: The Red Door will drop to No. 3 in his second start with an estimated $14 million for a national 10-day tally of $59 million or more.
Disney and Lucasfilm Indiana Jones and the dial of fate and from Pixar Elementary they are expected to complete the top five.