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French Box Office, November 25th, 2022

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is still 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 $4,911,263 reaching already a total of $17,351,473.     

The Colors of Fire remains in 2nd place. 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 $1,119,666 for a total of $3,340,062.  

Simone Veil, a Woman of the Century, won one spot and is now in 3rd 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 $1,023,919, reaching a total of $13,080,928.

Reste un peu premiered in 4th 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 Jewishness. The movie grossed $898,950.

Mascarade lost two spots and is now number 5. Directed by Nicolas Bedos with Pierre Niney, Isabelle Adjani, and François Cluzet, the movie is about a gigolo man whose life changes when he meets a woman who lives off scams and amorous manipulations. The movie grossed $794,153 for a total of $5,129,465.

The Nannies just came to the French box office in 6th place. Directed by Julien Rambaldi with Eye Haïdara, Ahmed Sylla, and Léa Drucker, the movie is about a young Ivorian woman who manages to get hired as a nanny from an uptown family to avoid reprisals from a gang of thugs. With the help of a young lawyer, she will help other nannies after discovering their precarious working conditions. For the first week, the movie grossed $648,386.

Forever Young premiered in 7th place. Directed by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi with Nadia Tereszkiewicz, Sofiane Bennacer, and Louis Garrel, the movie follows a troupe of young students at one of France’s most prestigious performing arts academies as they navigate the ups and downs of art and love. The movie grossed $616,775.

November lost one spot and is now number 8. Directed by Cédric Jimenez with Jean Dujardin, Anaïs Demoustier, and Sandrine Kiberlain, this movie is following the French anti-terrorism services during the 5 days after the November 13th, 2015 attacks in Paris. The movie grossed $556,668 reaching a total of $16,367,354.

Armageddon Time lost three spots and is now in 9th place. Directed by James Gray with Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Strong, and Banks Repeta, the movie is a very personal story of a 1980s Queens boy coming of age, the strength of family, and the generational quest for the American dream. The movie grossed $548,031 for a total of $1,731,035.   

From 5th place, Black Adam went all the way down to 10th place. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra with Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, and Pierce Brosnan, the movie is about the slave Black Adam who is freed from his earthly tomb and ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world by using the almighty powers he got from the Egyptian gods.. The movie grossed $487,857 reaching a total of $14,617,716.