King of the Monsters Wins the Weekend with Bite-Sized $49M Debut
Godzilla: The King of Monsters took first place this weekend with a $ 49 million debut The film is the third installment of the legendary MonsterVerse and earned less than its debut in 2014 with Godzilla at $ 93 million and in 2017 with that of Kong: Skull Island at $ 61 million. That being said, the film was able to generate an additional $ 130 million on the international scene, for a total of $ 179 million. Godzilla: The King of Monsters would have cost more than $ 200 million to produce.
The second spot this weekend is Aladdin's adaptation in action, directed by Disney, which brought in $ 42.3 million in its second week in theaters. Until now, the remake has exceeded expectations and elicited rave reviews. Third place this weekend is the debut of the biopic Elton John Rocketman . The film was able to earn $ 25 million in the domestic market, with an additional $ 31.2 million abroad, for international transportation of $ 56.2 million. Not bad for a project that cost only $ 40 million to Paramount, which is already comparisons between and Bohemian Rhapsody .
The Blumhouse Ma made its debut at number four this weekend with an impressive $ 18.2 million. The psychological thriller stars Octavia Spencer and costs only $ 5 million to produce. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum fell to fifth place this weekend after winning $ 11.1 million. To date, the action movie starring Keanu Reeves has grossed more than $ 221.6 million and is already planning a sequel.
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Avengers: Endgame took the number six in the box- this weekend after bringing in $ 7.8 million. The film Marvel Cinematic Universe has been on the scene for over a month and is struggling to catch up with James Cameron Avatar the most profitable movie to date, with $ 2.78 billion. At the time of writing this article, Endgame is raising $ 2.71 billion. Detective Pikachu was seventh after winning $ 6.6 million. To date, the film Pokémon has grossed more than $ 392.1 million at a price of $ 150 million worldwide.
The debut of director Olivia Munn took eighth place this weekend, after bringing in $ 3.3 million. Teen comedy is gaining ground through word-of-mouth and has garnered an impressive $ 14.3 million since its launch two weeks ago. James Gunn's BrightBurn took the ninth position after raising $ 2.3 million. The dark superhero horror movie grossed $ 24.7 million worldwide. The tenth place this weekend is The Hustle who managed to get another $ 1.3 million. The comedy is a remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and stars Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson. You can check out the rest of this week's figures at the Mojo Box Office.
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