LEGO Batman Repeats While Fifty Shades Darker Holds on for Second
The LEGO Batman Movie was first place this weekend earning an estimated $34.2 million domestically in its second weekend. The reportedly $80 million film has now earned $98.8 million domestically and $170.8 million worldwide after two weeks. With this Monday being a holiday the film should have a solid four day weekend.
Dropping 55%, Fifty Shades Darker came in second place earning just under $21 million domestically. With a $55 million budget, the film has done well overseas earning $187.2 million in foreign markets for a total of $276.9 million.
In third place was the weekend’s first new film, The Great Wall. That film brought in an estimated $18.1 million. With a $150 million budget the film is doing well overseas where it has already earned $244.6 million. The Chinese-backed film will likely not do well domestically, and will see most of its earnings overseas where it has yet to open in a few markets.
John Wick: Chapter Two slipped one spot dropping to fourth place and adding an additional $16.5 million domestically to bring its earning to $58.7 million after two weeks.
Rounding out the top five was another new film Fist Fight. It earned an estimated $12 million.
Doctor Strange continued to bring in dollars adding $129,000 to its domestic total to bring it to $232.4 million. Worldwide the film has earned $673.6 million worldwide.
We’ll have more analysis of 2016’s comic adaptations in an hour.