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A little bit one thing additional soars ever increased. Already at on the prime of the 2024 French field workplace rankings, Artus' movie has recorded an unbelievable rating of seven.19 million admissions since Sunday. In simply seven weeks, the comedy thus turns into the largest French success since Covid-19 and the fourth of all movies mixed, forward of the return of Tom Cruise with Top Gun: Maverick.

Even higher, A little bit one thing additional ought to turn into the second largest movie since 2020 in France by the tip of the week, forward of the American blockbusters Spider-Man: No Way Home (7.33 million admissions) and Super Mario Bros. (7.37 million entries). The solely impediment in his path, Avatar: the best way of water, the sequel to James Cameron's nice success awaited and launched in 2022, which, with its 14 million entries, will probably be troublesome to meet up with.

” This is completely crazy. It goes against everything I was told when I was trying to finance it,” expressed Artus, both director and main actor in the film, invited Sunday evening to the France 2 set. “I was told that it wouldn't be interesting, that people didn't want to see these people with a little extra something on a big screen. »

Next goal: the milestone of 10 million entries

A success which is reminiscent of the surprise successes ofUntouchables in 2011, the third most viewed film of all time at the French box office, with more than 19 million tickets sold, or even The Aries Familywhich attracted more than 7 million spectators.

For Artus, the recipe seems to be sincerity in the treatment of the subject. “We have to make it commonplace so that we stop looking at it as if it were not normal,” he assures, while recalling that people with disabilities “represent 14% of French people”. “We have the right to make jokes about disability,” he adds. Not making a fuss about it is already putting it in a box and already making it a taboo. »

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With its common thus far at a million entries per week, and rightly so the Cinema Festival occasion – ​​from June 30 to July 4 – and its possible programming all through the summer time, A little bit one thing additional ought to handle to achieve the symbolic bar of 10 million entries. Which would make it one of many 13 most seen French movies of all time in France.