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It was a dogfight at the box office over the weekend, but in the end, Elvis downed Top Gun: Maverick.
Newly revised numbers quoted by Variety show that Baz Luhrmann‘s Elvis Presley biopic beat Tom Cruise‘s sequel by around a million bucks.
The trade reports that Elvis made $31.1 million in its first weekend in theaters, while Top Gun: Maverick brought in $29.6 million in its fifth weekend in theaters. Earlier estimates had the movies tied at $30.5 million apiece.
That said, don’t feel bad for Tom: Maverick is the star’s biggest hit of his long career and flew past the billion-dollar mark at the global box office after just a month.
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