ELVIS, The Black Phone Both Failed To Open At Top Of Box Office

Top Gun: Maverick derails Elvis and The Black Phone.

Elvis The Black Phone

Top Gun: Maverick surprised the box office by not allowing Elvis or The Black Phone to take the top spot domestically. Maverick has already hit a milestone as it hit $1 Billion. Over the weekend on its fourth week, it domestically grossed $30,500,176. Elvis was close to being number 1 by just $177. The Black Phone slipped into fourth. Jurassic World Dominion sits at third and Lightyear at fifth. Read our Elvis Review and The Black Phone Review.

*Editor’s note:

This article has outdated box office numbers for Top Gun: Maverick($29,614,139) and Elvis($31,211,579), which were updated as of 6/27/2022 on BoxOfficeMojo.com

Elvis Synopsis

Elvis delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker. It spans over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).


Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. However, when a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

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Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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