The comedy horror ‘Freaky: In the Body of an Assassin’ once again topped the US box office, remaining in No. 1 for the second weekend in a row raising $ 1.2 million.
Despite raising almost twice as much as the runner-up, the feature suffered a massive 65% drop from the previous weekend.
The country’s box office continues to suffer a major impact due to the closure of several cinema networks in major markets, due to the resurgence of a new pandemic wave of COVID.
It is therefore the worst result at the American box office since the reopening of theaters in September.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the feature opened with 92% approval, scoring 7.70 / 10 based on 12 reviews to date.
Discover the main reactions:
“Imagine ‘Crazy Friday’ meets ‘Friday the 13th’ and you nailed it” – We Live Entertainment.
“The film is a love letter to slashers and teenage productions, but it’s also a cinematic hug covered in blood” – Bloody Disgusting.
“Vaughn and Newton are having fun like never before in this mix of horror and comedy” – JoBlo.
“Freaky” is smart, touching, and fun ”- IGN Movies.
“’Freaky’ is one of the best supernatural slashers of this era” – Daily Dead.
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“Freaky” has been given a high age rating and may only be viewed by adults or with a guardian.
The report was categorized as “strong and bloody violence, sexual content and inappropriate language”.
The thriller is directed by Christopher Landon (“Death Makes You Happy”), who also signs the screenplay alongside Michael Kennedy. Jason Blum enters as producer.
Millie Kessler (Kathryn Newton), 17, is just trying to survive in the bloody halls of Blissfield College and the cruelty of the mob. But when she becomes the new target of Butcher (Vince Vaughn), her town’s infamous serial killer, her last year of school becomes the least of her worries. When the Butcher’s Mystical Dagger causes him to switch bodies with Millie, Millie discovers that she only has 24 hours to get her real body back before being trapped forever in the body of the middle-aged butcher. The only problem is that she now looks physically like the psychopath who is the target of a manhunt across town while the maniac looks like a 17-year-old teenager, about to go to the ball. With the help of two friends (Celestre O’Connor and Misha Osherovich) and their crush Booker (Uriah Shelton) – Milline races against the clock to reverse the curse as the Butcher finds out that having a teenage body is the way to go. perfect cover for a little murderous frenzy in the city.
Dana Drori, Katie Finneran and Alan Ruck complete the cast.
The Terror will air in national cinemas on December 10.
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