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Attracted by the comedies OSS 117 and Kaamelott, the public at the rendezvous in French cinemas

2021-08-12T09:53:36.191Z

The new adventures of Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath take the lead at the box office ahead of those of King Arthur who is close to two million admissions in three weeks, despite the health pass.



Exit Arthur Pendragon, make way for Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath.

OSS 117: Red alert in black Africa

, third opus of the parody franchise directed by Nicolas Bedos dethrones

Kaamelott

in theaters while spectators slowly find their way to the cinemas three weeks after the establishment of the health pass, according to CBO Box-Office Wednesday.

The new part of the adventures of the French secret agent embodied by Jean Dujardin has a good first week in theaters with 685,878 admissions, taking the lead at the box office in front of

Kaamelott - First part

, adaptation by Alexandre Astier of his cult series including tickets sold fall by 28%.

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The feature film, which transposes on the big screen an offbeat and sometimes dark version of the legend of the Knights of the Round Table, remains the holder of the best French start at the box office in 2021 with 1,015,247 tickets sold.

It exceeds 1.9 million admissions for its third week of operation.

Jungle Cruise

and

The Suicide Squad

on the decline

The American productions

Jungle Cruise

, Disney's latest adventure film with Emily Blunt and Dwayne

"The Rock"

Johnson, and

The Suicide Squad

, from DC Comics studios with Margot Robbie in the role of Harley,

arrived in French theaters last week.

Quinn, see their number of entries decrease like

Kaamelott

and pass respectively in third and fourth position of the classification.

American nightmare 5: without limits

, fifth part taking place in a dystopian American society where each year, all crimes, including murder, are legalized for one night (

"the purge"

), gathered 173,729 spectators in the rooms.

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Kaamelott

, burlesque and melancholic resurrection of the Arthurian legend

Its theatrical release in the United States 10 days ago was notably marked by the death of a celebrity from the social network TikTok (Anthony Barajas), following his injuries after a shooting in a Californian cinema.

Police said they favored the trail of a

"gratuitous attack"

following the arrest of the 20-year-old suspect.

The franchise's previous thrillers (started in 2013) have met with real success, echoing the eruptions of violence that American society is experiencing.

CBO Box-office for the week of August 4 to 10:

1.

OSS 117: Red alert in black Africa

: 685,878 entries (new) - copies: 685

2.

Kaamelott - First part

: 371,699 entries (cumulative 3rd week 1,904,876) - copies: 846

3.

Jungle Cruise

: 241,080 admissions (cumulative 2nd week 525,741) - copies: 538

4.

The Suicide Squad

: 181,677 entries (cumulative 2nd week 438,193) - copies: 478

5.

American Nightmare 5: unlimited

: 173,729 admissions (new) - copies: 275

Source: lefigaro

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