The new James Bond, "To die can wait", best start of the year in France

The new James Bond, “Dying can wait”, best start of the year in France

CINEMA – The new James Bond To die can wait crushed the box office when it was released in French theaters, signing the best start of the year and boosting cinema attendance by 25% over one week, according to figures published by Cbo-Box Office.

As in the United States, the film starts off with a bang: of the 2.1 million people who went to the cinema during the week, 1.38 million wanted to see this last part with Daniel Craig of the adventures of the famous British spy invented by writer Ian Fleming.

The film certainly made a worse first week than the previous “007”, far from the score of Spectre in 2015, which attracted 2.2 million spectators. But he had the best cinema start of the year, ahead of Fast and Furious 9, released in July.

Crumbs for Dune and Black Box

Far behind, the other films share the crumbs. In second position, the Dune by Denis Villeneuve has attracted 275,000 fans of science fiction, and has accumulated 2.4 million spectators in theaters for four weeks.

Two French films follow: Black Box, a thriller in the field of aviation safety with Pierre Niney now comes close to one million spectators since its release five weeks ago (100,000 still over the week), then North Bac, which exceeded two million spectators in eight weeks (90,000 over the week).

Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings, the first film from Marvel studios to have an Asian director (Destin Daniel Cretton) and a cast also dominated by Asian stars, closes this Top 5.

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