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French Box Office, May 6th, 2022

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore remains in 1st place. Directed by David Yates, and starring Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, and Mads Mikkelsen, the movie about Albus Dumbledore’s new assignment to Newt grossed $2,309,889. reaching a total of $16,250,738.             

The French comedy Serial (Bad) Weddings 3  stayed in 2nd. Directed by Philippe de Chauveron and starring Christian Clavier and Chantal Lauby, the third installment of the adventures of this modern multi-racial French family grossed $1,270,428 dollars, reaching a total of $14,526,527.

A newcomer arrived this week at the French box office. Downton Abbey: A New Era is the sequel to the 2019 movie in which the King and Queen of Great Britain are visiting the Crawley family and the Downton staff. The movie directed by Simon Curtis with Michelle Dockery, Tuppence Middleton, Maggie Smith, and Elizabeth McGovern debuted with $1,029,041 and is in 3rd position.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is one of the big surprises in France. The new heroic adventures of Sonic, directed by Jeff Fowler and starring Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, and Idris Elba, remained at the top of the French box office, in 4th place. The movie grossed $1,027,542 reaching a total of $ 14,507,565.

For the second week, The Lost City held the 5th position. Directed by Aaron and Adam Nee and starring Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, and Daniel Radcliffe, the movie follows a novelist kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who is convinced that she can help him find the treasure of a lost city mentioned in her latest book. The Lost City grossed 983,978 dollars reaching a total of  3,385,787 dollars. 

The Bad Guys is now in 6th place. Directed by Pierre Perifel, the DreamWorks animated film chronicles the adventures of a gang of animals who are fearsome criminals. The film grossed $ 770,22, reaching a total of $ 5,949,633.   

Operation Mincemeat opened in 7Th place. Directed by John Madden with Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, and Kelly Macdonald , the movie focuses on the British officers during World War II who used corpses and false papers to outwit the Nazis. The movie grossed $ 761,255 dollars in the first week.

Les Segpa is in 8th place. Directed by Ali and Hakim Boughéraba starring Ichem Bougheraba, Walid Ben Amar, and Arriles Amrani, Les Segpa is about the adventures of bad students fired from their school who, surprisingly, manages to join into a prestigious college. Les Segpa grossed $ 726,317, reaching a total of $2,609,876.

En corps is now in 9th place. Directed by Cédric Klapisch with Marion Barbeau, Hofesh Shechter, and Denis Podalydès, the film about the misadventures and hardships of a great classical dancer amassed  $ 677,018 for a total of $ 8,004,006.  

In its first week, the French comedy Le médecin imaginaire landed in 10th place. Directed by Ahmed Hamidi with Alban Ivanov, Fatsah Bouyahmed, and Clotilde Courau, the movie about a fake doctor taking care of a famous artist grossed $449,269.