The seven week reign of Avatar: The Way of Water at number one at the domestic box office (USA) came to an end with the arrival of the apocalyptic horror thriller Knock at the Cabin of M. Night Shyamalan.
The fifteenth feature in Shyamalan’s filmography grossed $14.2 million in the United States and Canada, according to studio estimates. Universal Picturesdethroning James Cameron’s blockbuster, which had retained control of the box office since its release in mid-December 2022.
- The figures for the releases of Shyamalan’s latest films are as follows: Old (2021): $16.9 mdd; Glass (2019): $40.3 mdd.
- Knock at the Cabin it is Shyamalan’s seventh film to open in first place at the box office.
- Its budget was $20 million, so achieving profitability will not be a difficult task.
At the global box office, it accumulates $21.2 million dollars.
The Way of Water for its part, it was placed in third position accumulating $10.8 million dollars at the domestic box office in its eighth weekend in theaters. His streak of seven consecutive weeks in first place matched the run of Avatar (2009). At the international box office, it brought in another $27.9 million, for a global total of $2.17 billion.
ABOUT KNOCK AT THE CABIN
The subgenre movie “home invasion” that takes place during the apocalypse, It has a cast headed by dave bautista (Army of the Dead, Guardians of the Galaxy), Rupert Grint (Servant), Nikki Amuka-Bird (Old), Ben Aldridge (Pennyworth) y Jonathan Groff (Mindhunter, Matrix Resurrections) make up the main cast.
“While vacationing at a remote cabin, a girl and her parents are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand the family make an unthinkable decision to prevent the apocalypse. With limited access to the outside world, the family must decide what they believe in before all is lost.”