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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore opens with a disappointing $43 million

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore debuted in first place earning $43 million domestically. That’s far below the first film’s $74.4 million and second’s $62.2 million openings. It’s possible the franchise is showing wear for a whole host of reasons and it should be interesting to see Warner Bros. direction for the franchise when this film wraps up its run. Internationally, the film has been open for a bit in some countries and has earned $150.4 million delivering a worldwide total of $193.4 million.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 dropped to second place adding $30 million to its total to bring its domestic earnings to $119.6 million. The international total has been keeping pace and over the week added about $40.2 million to bring that to $112.2 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $231.8 million.

The Lost City held on to third place adding $6.5 million to its total. Domestically, the film has grossed $78.6 million. The international total has remained unchanged at $9.7 million for a worldwide gross of $88.3 million.

Everything Everywhere All at Once expanded its theaters and earnings grossing $6.2 million. Domestically, the film has earned $17.7 million. Internationally, the film has grossed $370,466. Worldwide the film has brought in $18.1 million.

Father Stu debuted in fifth place with $5.7 million. Domestically, the film has grossed $8.1 million so far. There’s no international gross reported.

In comic film news…

Morbius continues to tank dropping another 53.9%. The film is out of the top five in its third week going from 2nd to sixth. It grossed $4.7 million to bring its domestic total to $65.1 million. Internationally, the film earned about $12 million over the week to bring that to $81.3 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $146.4 million.

The Batman debuts on HBO Max this coming week so we’ll see the impact of that on its grosses this coming week. The film earned $3.8 million over the weekend to bring that film’s domestic total to $365 million. Over the week, the movie earned about $10 million internationally to bring that total to $386.1 million. That means the film has crossed the $750 million mark and stands at $751.1 million. It’ll be interesting to see how much more it can earn with its streaming release.

Spider-Man: No Way Home is winding down its release and earned $200,000 over the weekend. The film now stands at $804.2 million. The international total hasn’t moved and remains at $1.088 billion. Worldwide, the film has grossed $1.892 billion.

Initial numbers have 39 films earning $106,816,331 from 29,728 theaters. That’s a slight decrease from last weekend’s 45 films which earned $117,836,315 from 28,596 theaters theaters. The average earning was $3,593.12 this past weekend, a decrease from the previous weekend’s $4,120.73.

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