2020 was a truly complicated year for humanity due to the Coronavirus and consequently the film industry was affected. Many launches that were expected for last year underwent modifications and arrived in 2021, such as The Green Knight, a movie that raised more money this past weekend than other major Hollywood productions.
Cinemas are beginning to open their doors normally, although the Delta variant of COVID-19 has triggered alerts around the world for being a version of the virus with a higher fatality rate. It is for this reason that Although there are important premieres in theaters, they did not get the money they imagined from the beginning, and it is because a part of the public prefers to stay in their homes.
The place Box Office Mojo revealed the data for Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the United States box office and threw Jungle Cruise, the new from Disney, as the number 1 with $ 35 million. In second place is Old ($ 6.7 M), by M. Night Shyamalan, and in the third we find The Green Knight with a collection of $ 6.4 million, surpassing other great Hollywood films such as Black Widow, Space Jam 2, Fast and Furious 9, A Quiet Place 2 and La Purga por siempre.
Its performance at the box office is also due to the excellent reviews received by this feature film directed by David Lowery and starring Dev Patel. In Rotten Tomatoes has a 90% approval rating, Metacritic gave it a rating of 85/100 and IMDb has a score of 7.6 / 10. At the moment it has only been released in the United States and it has already been confirmed that it will not reach all countries through theaters.
If you are already interested and want to know more to see it when it is available, we present the synopsis: “The story goes that Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), one of the knights of King Arthur’s Round Table, accepts the challenge of a Green Knight, who challenges any knight to brandish his sword against him. In return, the knight who accept the challenge, the same blow will be returned to you a year and a day later “.
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