Hobbs & Shaw Takes First for the Weekend
As expected, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw took first place for the weekend bringing in an estimated $60.8 million. That’s right about the studio’s predictions. The film received an “A-” CinemaScore and currently has 90% approval from the audience on RottenTomatoes. The audience was 58% male.
The movie also launched in 63 foreign markets where it earned an estimated $120 million giving it a worldwide debut of $180.8 million. That’s the fifth-largest opening for Universal.
In second place was The Lion King which dipped 50% from the previous weekend and earned an estimated $38.2 million. Domestically the film has earned $430.9 million. Internationally the film added $72 million to that total to bring it to $764.9 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $1.196 billion.
In third place was Once Upon a Time in Hollywood which brought in an estimated $20 million to bring its total to $78.8 million.
Spider-Man: Far From Home added $7.8 million to its domestic total which now stands at $360.3 million. Internationally, the film added $9.5 million to that total to bring it to $715 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $1.075 billion.
Toy Story 4 rounded out the top five with $7.2 million to bring its domestic total to $410.1 million. At the foreign box office, it brought in $10.2 million to bring that total to $549.2 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $959.3 million. The question is, will this be the latest Disney film to cross $1 billion fo the year?
In other comic movie news…
Avengers: Endgame came in at #14 for the weekend and earned an estimated $313,000 to bring its domestic total to $857.4 million.
Dark Phoenix improved to #19 from the previous week’s #26 and earned an estimated $109,000 to bring that total to $65.8 million.
We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper dive into 2018 and 2019’s comic film releases.