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Bob Marley: One Love’ hangs on to #1 at the box office with $13.5 million weekend

Written by on 02/26/2024

Bob Marley: One Love spent its second week atop the domestic box office with an estimated $13.5 million domestic haul. The biopic, starring Kingsley Ben-Adir as the legendary reggae artist, has delivered $71.1 million in North America and $49.4 million internationally, bringing its worldwide tally to $120.5 million.

As reported, the Paramount Pictures film opened on Valentine’s Day, February 14, topping the domestic box office during debut weekend with $28.6 million between Friday and Sunday, and an estimated $34.1 million through President’s Day, Monday.

Bob Marley: One Love¬†co-starring¬†Lashana Lynch¬†as Marley’s wife,¬†Rita¬†Marley, is the story of how¬†the Jamaican musician¬†overcame adversity and the journey behind¬†his revolutionary music.

“My family and I are honored with the amazing response to¬†Bob Marley: One Love,”¬†Bob Marley’s¬†son¬†Ziggy¬†Marley¬†said in a¬†statement¬†obtained by¬†Variety. “Like my father’s music, this movie is meant for the people and his message of peace, love, and unity is clearly connecting with audiences around the world. We thank the people for embracing this film and in so doing helping to highlight the message of one love.”

Meanwhile, the Crunchyroll film Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba ‚Äď To the Hashira Training debuted in second place, bringing in $11.6 million. This beats the $10.1 million that Demon Slayer opened to in March¬†of last year, according to Deadline.

Box Office Numbers from Friday (February 23rd) through Sunday (February 25th):

1. Bob Marley: One Love, $13.5 million
2. Demon Slayer …, $11.6 million
3. Ordinary Angels, $6.5 million
4. Madame Web, $6 million
5. Migration, $3 million
6. Argylle, $2.8 million
7. Wonka, $2.53 million
8. Drive-Away Dolls, $2.4 million
9. The Beekeeper, $1.96 million
10. Chosen Season 4, Eps 4-6, $1.79 million