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‘Tenet’ Rules U.K., Ireland Box Office

‘Tenet’ Rules U.K., Ireland Box Office

As expected, Christopher Nolan’s keenly awaited “Tenet” topped the U.K. and Ireland box office over the past week, collecting £5,335,654 ($7.16 million), according to final numbers from Comscore.

Warner Bros. opened the late summer tentpole wide across 611 locations midweek. For many it was the first time they had returned to cinemas since they reopened after lockdown. Following a quiet start, collections picked up.

In second place, Disney holdover “Onward” gained 29%, collecting £185,028 from 454 sites. It now has a total of £6,657,744 from the territory.

However, if previews are included, the Disney release of “X-Men” universe property “The New Mutants” ranks second, collecting $296,233 from an unspecified number of U.K. screens on the Aug. 28-30 weekend, per boxofficemojo. Disney will open the film at more that 300 screens Sept. 4.

Vertigo U.K.’s “100% Wolf” gained 31% to collect £140,050 from 456 locations in its fifth week at cinemas.

Also in its fifth week is Russell Crowe’s “Unhinged,

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