Box Office Report: "Space Jam: a New Legacy" won the top Covid era debut for family movies

On Friday, Warner Bros.'s Space Jam: A New Legacy debuted in theaters and on HBO Max. It started well by Covid standards, not least considering rising anxiety caused by the spread of the Delta variant. Yet there's more going on here than theatrical grosses: Warnermedia is hoping the film will draw new subscribers to HBO Max, where it is playing at no extra charge.

Here are the key numbers on A New Legacy and other animated films of the weekend: