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French Box Office, December 9th, 2022

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is still doing strong, staying number 1 at the French box office. Directed by Ryan Coogler with Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, and Danai Gurira, the movie is about the people of Wakanda fighting to protect their home from intervening world powers as they mourn the death of King T’Challa. The movie grossed $1,625,568 reaching already a total of $22,705,704.  

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile premiered in 2nd place. Directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck with Javier Bardem, Winslow Fegley, and the voice of Shawn Mendes, the movie is based on the children’s book about a crocodile that lives in New York City. The movie grossed $951,163.    

Le torrent came in the box office in France at 3rd place. Directed by Anne Le Ny with José Garcia, André Dussollier, and Capucine Valmary, the movie is about a man who discovers that his young wife is cheating on him. After a violent argument breaks out, she flees into the night and falls to her death. The husband, who fears being accused, persuades his daughter to cover him. The movie grossed $946,947.

Simone Veil, a Woman of the Century lost two spots and is now in 4th place. Directed by Olivier Dahan with Elsa Zylberstein, Rebecca Marder and Élodie Bouchez, the movie is about the life of the most famous politician woman in France: Simon Veil. The epic shows her terrible childhood, tragedies and political struggles. The movie grossed $750,420 reaching a total of $15,937,173.

Violent Night premiered in number 5. Directed by Tommy Wirkola with David Harbour, John Leguizamo and Alex Hassell, the movie is about a group of mercenaries attacking the estate of a wealthy family before Santa Claus must step in to save the day. The movie grossed $576,634

Smoking Causes Coughing came in the 6th place.  Directed by with Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Lacoste and Anaïs Demoustier, this comedy is about a group called the “tobacco-forces” falling apart and need to meet for week-long retreat to rebuild team spirit and returning to save the world. The movie grossed $555,212.      

Reste un peu lost two spots and is now in 7th place. Directed by Gad Elmaleh with Gad Elmaleh, Régine Elmaleh and David Elmaleh, the movie is about the real story of the comedian Gad Elmaleh who decided to convert to Catholicism. His family is determined to bring him back to his Jewishnes. The movie grossed $482,212 for a total of $2,475,580.

From 3rd, The Menu is now in 8th place. Directed by Mark Mylod with Ralph FiennesAnya Taylor-Joy, and Nicholas Hoult, the movie is about a chef working in an exclusive restaurant located in a remote island who wants revenge against his clients. The movie grossed $451,570 reaching a total of $1,383,794      .

The Colors of Fire lost five spots and is now number 9. Directed by Clovis Cornillac with Léa Drucker, Benoît Poelvoorde and Alice Isaaz, the movie is about the vengeance of a woman who should have inherited the financial empire of her father when he passed away in Paris, in 1927. The movie grossed $424,619 for a total of $5,080,306.   

Angry Annie premiered in 10th place. Directed by Blandine Lenoir with Laure Calamy, Zita Hanrot and India Hair, the movie is about a pregnant woman who tries to meet a movement that performs illegal abortions. The movie grossed $412,055.