Refresh for top 10 chart and more analysis: Universal’s action genre defying feature Nobody starring Bob Odenkirk took the top box office spot with $6.7M in a theatrical marketplace which is in the throes of trying to come back. The good news is that Los Angeles is maintaining its stamina as the No. 1 box office
There’s a great axiom when it comes to success in Hollywood; a saying which remains true through good times and bad, even at a moment when streaming is stepping on theatrical’s feet, and that is “Talent rules.” Such talent is Russian filmmaker Ilya Naishuller whose Universal action movie Nobody literally turns the genre on its head.
Update, July 9: Universal is opening its Bob Odenkirk action thriller Nobody a week earlier on Feb. 19, 2021 instead of Feb. 26, 2021. The pic is now the only wide entry on that date, moving away from a weekend where Paramount put their Michael B. Jordan-Tom Clancy movie Without Remorse. PREVIOUS, April 7: Universal Moves Bob
Universal had already reserved Aug. 14, 2020 on the calendar, and today they announced that the title opening on that date will be the Bob Odenkirk feature Nobody, which is described as John Wick meets Falling Down. Odenkirk plays Hutch Mansell, the guy you don’t notice. A suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor. A nobody.