“Free Guy” kept its hold atop the box office, pulling in $18.79 million in its second weekend in theaters, according to industry estimates released Sunday.
The action film starring Ryan Reynolds as a video game character, which is playing exclusively in theaters, beat out “Paw Patrol,” a kids film that opened with $13 million, Comscore reported.
“Paw Patrol” — based on a Canadian television series — is also available for home viewing on the Paramount+ streaming service.
Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” was third with $6.23 million in its fourth weekend of release.
“Don’t Breathe 2,” a sequel to the hit 2016 thriller, opened in fourth place with $5 million Friday through Sunday at theaters in the United States and Canada.
“Respect,” the Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson, was fifth with $3.8 million in its second weekend.
Rounding out the top 10 domestic releases, as estimated by Comscore, were “The Suicide Squad” ($3.4 million), “The Protege” ($2.9 million), “The Night House” ($2.8 million), “Reminiscence” ($2 million) and “Black Widow” ($1.1 million).