Friday 22 January 2021

Film Starring Costa Rican Actor Leading In U.S. Box Office

Don't Breathe (No Respires) starring Costa Rica's Daniel Zovatto held the number one spot this weekend in the U.S. and Canada
Don’t Breathe (No Respires) starring Costa Rica’s Daniel Zovatto held the number one spot this weekend in the U.S. and Canada

(QMOVIES) ‘Don’t Breathe’, the horror fill starring Costa Rican actor Daniel Zovatto, remained No. 1 at the box office in the U.S. and Canada.

Don't_Breathe_(2016_film)Moviegoers shelled out more than US$16 million dollars this weekend (not counting holiday Monday) to see the film directed by Uruguyan director Fede Alvarez, who is part of a new generation of low budget filmmakers that shivers the large studios, according to box office monitor Exhibitor Relations.

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Tico film starring leading the US box office

The horror film “Do not breathe,” (No Respires in Spanish) where the Costa Rican actor Daniel Zovatto part, firmly gripped this weekend to the top of the box office in the US and Canada, holding in abeyance for a second week to rival films, estimated on Sunday industry.

Moviegoers left in the weekend 15.7 million dollars to see this horror film of Uruguayan director Fede Alvarez, who belongs to a new generation of filmmakers with low budgets shivers through large studies, according to the monitor box office Exhibitor Relations, which gave a preliminary figure of tickets between Friday and Sunday.

The weekend for most Americans will run until Monday, when celebrated Labor Day and unofficially ends the summer in the country.

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“Do not breathe” is about what happens when a trio of thieves breaks into the house of a wealthy blind man, but when the blind man turns out to be a more than he seems, the group must find a way to escape his home before they become his newest victims.

Comments on Twitter include, #DontBreathe plays “a lethal game of cat-and-mouse”, #DontBreathe “raises the bar and sets a new standard for scares”.

The film, with a budget of US$9.9 million dollars, earned US$51.4 million since its debut last week.

The Critics Consensus at Rotten Tomatoes says, “Don’t Breathe smartly twists its sturdy premise to offer a satisfyingly tense, chilling addition to the home invasion genre that’s all the more effective for its simplicity.

Daniel Zovatto, born in San José, Costa Rica on June 28, 1991, after moving to New York City, initially pursued theatre and was cast in a short film, The Return. Since 2012, he has starred in films of the horror genre, Beneath (2013), It Follows (2014), and Don’t Breathe (2016), as well as the romantic comedy Laggies (2014). Zovatto made his television debut in 2014, guest starring in an episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He has since held recurring roles as Gideon LeMarchal in Revenge (2014), and Jack in Fear the Walking Dead (2016).

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