Wonder Woman” took no time to become a major hit this summer. So far, the movie has grossed over $300 million at the global box office. “The Mummy,” on the other hand, is said to be the second major flop of the summer, after “Baywatch.”

Despite the strong social media campaigns and international marketing, “The Mummy” and “Baywatch” could not impress the audiences and critics. With the smashing success of “Wonder Woman,” we can say that “Baywatch” and “The Mummy” have not touched the caliber of the superhero movie.

Tom Cruise is one of the best and most successful Hollywood actors.

He plays a leading role in “The Mummy,” and fans had high expectations with his new movie. Unfortunately, Cruise has not impressed the audiences as much as Gal Gadot has done. Sofia Boutella, on the other hand, looks iconic and impressive in her monster film. We are shocked to know that even the presence of Sofia Boutella and Tom Cruise could not save “The Mummy” at the box office.

‘Wonder Woman’ at the box office

Warner Bros.’ blockbuster "Wonder Woman" wraps up Tom and Sofia’s movie "The Mummy" at the weekend box office. It pulls in an estimated $57 million in North American cinemas. Studio estimates reveal that “The Mummy” has grossed only $26 million in the United States and Canada in its opening weekend.

Universal’s new monster movie looks odd and has boring action sequences, The Hollywood Reporter reports. This film sold a relatively feeble $30 million in tickets in its opening weekend, and that cannot compete with “Wonder Woman” even when the movie is in its third week. Gal Gadot plays a female superhero in this film and underwent strict dieting to be a fit for the role.

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‘The Mummy’ at the box office

The poor American and Canadian opening for “The Mummy,” which is developed with a budget of $125 million, means a weak start for Universal’s “Dark Universe." We cannot say for sure whether the studio will continue developing the “Dark Universe” films or not.

The studio could not point to strong ticket sales domestically and internationally, where the monster movie grossed $140 million in more than 60 territories, including $50 million in China and over $23 million in Japan.

Directed and co-written by Alex Kurtzman, critics say that “The Mummy” is one of the worst movies of the year. It has an approval rating of 45% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 106 reviews, while Metacritic assigns “The Mummy” a score of 43 out of 100 based on 206 critics.