LOS ANGELES, March 3 (ZXS) -- "John Wick: Chapter 26" starring Hollywood star Keanu Reeves (John Wick: Chapter 4) premiered at the box office and word of mouth, easily winning the latest North American weekend box office charts.

According to the film market data released by box office statistics website BoxOfficeMojo on March 3, the North American box office of 26 films (25-24) reported more than 26 million US dollars, an increase of about 1% compared with the previous weekend.

As the only new face in the top ten weekend box office in North America in this issue, "Fast Chase 4" is undoubtedly the biggest driver of this round of rally. Since its debut on the 24th, the film's premiere weekend box office has grossed about $7353.1 million, accounting for more than 37% of all North American box office in the statistical period. Coupled with overseas markets, the film's total box office has reached $<> million so far.

"Fast Pursuit" is an action thriller film series starring Keanu Reeves, which launched three successively in 2014, 2017 and 2019, not only the box office is rising, but also the reputation has remained at a good level. For the fourth film launched this time, the current major movie websites evaluate it as IMDb score of 8.5, MTC score of 78, freshness on Rotten Tomatoes of 95%, and CinemaScore score of A, all four data are the best performance in the series.

Under the influence of factors such as the strong impact of the new film, the fantasy action comedy "Thunder Shazam! Wrath of the Gods (Shazam!) Fury of the Gods) fell 67.8% month-on-month in its second release weekend, dropping from the top of the previous list to third place in this round with about $970.4631 million. At present, the cumulative box office of this DC superhero movie in North America is about <>.<> million US dollars, plus overseas markets, the total box office has exceeded <> million.

The third runner-up in the last list, "Creed III", rebounded to the second place in this round with a weekend box office of about 3.1044 million US dollars, a 32% month-on-month decline. At present, this boxing series sports drama has earned nearly 1 million US dollars in North America, plus overseas markets, the total box office has been about 41 million US dollars so far.

Two other new films appeared on the same day as "Fast Pursuit 4", but in fewer theaters. The feature film "A Good Person" topped the list at No. 83 at the opening weekend with about $4,12 and is currently rated by major movie websites with an IMDb rating of 7.4, an MTC score of 49, and a freshness rating of 54% on Rotten Tomatoes. The comedy drama "The Lost King" ranked 57th at the opening weekend box office with about 5,13 US dollars, and is currently rated by major movie websites as an IMDb score of 6.6, an MTC score of 64, and a freshness rating of 77% on Rotten Tomatoes.

In addition, the suspense thriller "Scream VI" (Scream VI), the sci-fi adventure action film "6", the Marvel sci-fi suspense action film "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania", the thriller comedy "Cocaine Bear", the sports drama comedy "Champions" and the fantasy action film "Avatar: The Way of Water" Avatar: The Way of Water), etc., also remained in the top ten weekend box office in North America in this issue.

The new week will see a number of new films, including action-adventure fantasy Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, musical biopic Spinning Gold and crime drama A Thousand and One. (End)