‘Tenet’ Continues to Score Abroad, But Stalls at Home in its Third Weekend; ‘Infidel’ Debuts at No. 3 and ‘Mulan’ Loses Steam in China

‘Tenet’ Continues to Score Abroad, But Stalls at Home in its Third Weekend; ‘Infidel’ Debuts at No. 3 and ‘Mulan’ Loses Steam in China
Now three weeks into Tenet’s highly anticipated North American campaign, Warner Bros.’ wannabe blockbuster continues to tell two wildly divergent tales at the box office. While the Christopher Nolan thriller starring John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Kenneth Branagh, and Elizabeth Debicki continues to underperform at home, adding just $4.7 million in its third frame and bringing its domestic total to $36.1 million, it just keeps barreling along overseas, where it’s now racked up $203 million and counting.

As many other studios continue to postpone the releases of their splashiest 2020 titles, including most recently Universal’s horror film Candyman and STX Entertainment’s Gerard Butler-starrer Greenland, Warner Bros. instead chose to move forward with Nolan’s latest. Over the past three weekends, Tenet has been seen as a test case, gauging whether American moviegoers are ready to return to theaters despite the ongoing Covid pandemic. But so far that test has
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