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It: Chapter 2 Repeats in First for the Weekend

It: Chapter 2

It: Chapter 2 took the top spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row. The film earned an estimated $40.7 million dipping 55% from the previous weekend. The film has earned $153.8 million so far domestically. It also added $47 million internationally to bring that total to $169.5 million and $323.3 million worldwide.

Hustlers debuted in second giving Jennifer Lopez her largest live-action debut. The film earned a solid $33.2 million the highest in STXfilms’ history. The film’s audience was 67% female and 69% were aged 25 or older. The audience was 36% Caucasian, 26% African American, 27% Hispanic, and 9% Asian. The opening day audience gave it a “B-” CinemaScore. Internationally it opened in 15 markest with $4.5 million.

Angel Has Fallen fell to third place earning an estimated $4.4 million. Domestically, the film has now earned $60.4 million which outpaces its predecessor.

Good Boys took fourth place earning an estimated $4.3 million to bring its domestic total to $73.3 million. It also added $1.8 million internationally.

Rounding out the top five was The Lion King which earned $3.6 million. The movie has earned $534 million domestically. That’s the ninght weekend in a row the film has been in the top five and now the 12th largest domestic release. Internationally, the film added $6.9 million for a worldwide earning of $1.617 billion.

When it comes to comic films…

Spider-Man: Far From Home earned an estimated $665,000. The movie’s domestic total now stands at $389.2 million.

We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper dive into this year’s comic film adaptations.

It: Chapter Two Floats to First at the Box Office

It: Chapter Two

It: Chapter Two took the top spot at the box office with a $91 million domestic debut. That trails the first film’s $123 million opening in 2017 but was within the studio expectations. It’s also the second-largest horror film opening behind the original It.

The likely reason for the film’s lagging box office is that it failed to attract women. Women tend to be the majority audience for horror films but It: Chapter Two only saw 47% of the audience being female compared to the first’s 51%. The audience was also a bit older with 67% being aged 25 or older compared to 65% for the first film. The movie did get a “B+” CinemaScore, the same as the first film. Other ratings weren’t so kind as the sequel lags behind the first in user ratings.

Internationally, the film opened in 75 markets. It earned an estimated $94 million leading to a worldwide debut of $185 million.

Angel Has Fallen earned an estimated $6 million to come in second place. After three weeks, the film has earned just shy of $53.5 million.

In third place was Good Boys which added an estimated $5.4 million to its total to bring its domestic total to $66.8 million. It also added $2.3 million from 28 international markets to bring that total to $15.6 million and a worldwide total of $82.4 million.

The Lion King was in fourth place after eight weeks at the box office. The film earned an estimated $4.2 million. It also added $13.4 million internationally. The film has earned $529.1 million domestically, $1.070 billion internationally, and $1.599 billion worldwide.

Rounding out the top five was Overcomer which brought in an estimated $3.8 million to bring the $5 million dollar film’s domestic total to $24.7 million.

In comic films…

Spider-Man: Far From Home dipped after last week’s bump coming in at #13 for the weekend. The film added $1.2 million to its total to bring that to $388.1 million.

Avengers: Endgame held on and came in at #42 with an estimated $12,000 to bring its domestic total to $858.4 million after 20 weeks.

We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper look at 2019’s comic film releases.

Angel Has Fallen Tops the Second Worst Weekend of the Year So Far

Angel Has Fallen

Angel Has Fallen topped the Labor Day weekend with an estimated $11.6 million. It’s the second weekend in a row at the top spot for the film. It was also the second-worst weekend of the year so far. The film is expected to bring in about $14.5 million for the four-day holday weekend.

In second place was Good Boys which brought in about $9.2 million. It’s expected to bring in $11.6 million over the four days. The film held on to second place for the second weekend in a row.

The Lion King improved up to third place in its seventh weekend. THe film earned an estimated $6.7 million for the three days. It’ll earn about $9 million over the four days. The film has earned over $1.56 billion worldwide and has passed The Avengers to become the seventh highest grossling global release of all-time.

Hobbs & Shaw came in fourth place with an estimated $6.3 million and en expected $8 million for the four days.

Rounding out the top five was Overcomer which eanred an estimated $5.7 million for three days and will be about $7.8 million after four days.

In comic films…

Spider-Man: Far From Home improved up to eighth from last weekend’s 15th by earning $4.3 million. That’s a 153.2% increase over the previous weekend. The film was rereleased with extra footage. The film has now earned $385.9 million domestically.

Avengers: Endgame came in at #35 for the weekend and added an estimated $80,000 to its domestic total. It has now earned $858.3 million domestically.

Angel Has Fallen Into First for the Weekend

Angel Has Fallen

Outperforming expectations, Angel Has Fallen took first place for the weekend box office bringing in an estimated $21.3 million. The previous installment, London Has Fallen, earned $21.6 million. It’s the smallest debut for the franchise but the first to open in first place.

Like its predecessors, the film earned an “A-” CinemaScore from the opening day audience and audiences have given it a 94% on RottenTomatoes as of this article. The opening weekend audience was 51% male and 58% were aged 30 or older.

In second place was Good Boys which earned an estimated $11.8 million, a 45% drop, not bad for a second-weekend drop. The domestic total now is at $42.1 million. The film is playing in 22 foreign markets where it brought in $3.5 million to bring that total to $6.9 million and a worldwide total of just shy of $49 million.

In third place was the new film Overcomer which earned $8.2 million off of a $5 million budget. The movie beat expectations and continues the success of faith-based films, the third-largest opening for the genre. Audiences gave it an “A+” CinemaScore and it has a 99% audience score on RottenTomatoes.

The Lion King took fourth place dropping 35% in its sixth week. The film earned an estimated $8.2 million. Its earned $510.6 million domestically so far. It also earned $30 million from 56 foreign markets to bring that total to $997.9 million for a worldwide total of $1.509 billion. That’s the ninth highest worldwide grossing ever and the film will likely move to seventh after this week.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw rounded out the top five bringing in $8.1 million to bring its domestic total to $147.7 million. The film debuted in China where it earned an estimated $102 million, the largest opening in August ever there and the second-largest opening in the country for the franchise. The international total was over $120 million for the weekend to bring its foreign total to $441.2 million and $588.9 million worldwide.

Opening in sixth was Ready or Not which earned an estimated $7.6 million for a five day total of $10.6 million. The film received a “B+” CinemaScore and an audience that was 53% female, expected for a horror film, and 79% of the crowd was under the age of 35.

In comic film news…

Spider-Man: Far From Home came in at #15 for the weekend earning an estimated $1.7 million domestically to bring its total to $379.7 million.

Avengers: Endgame is still earning money coming in at #33 and adding $50,000 to its domestic total to bring that to $858.2 million.

We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper dive into this year’s comic films.