8:12 AM PST 11/22/2018
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The Disney animation empire could enjoy its biggest Thanksgiving party at the box office.
Ralph breaks the internet I gobbled up a huge $ 10.3 million on Thursday from 4,017 theaters for a revised debut Wednesday through Sunday from $ 90 million to $ 94 million. If it arrives at the upper end, the animated family movie will be the best opening of the story for the long holiday weekend, beating the superstar of Disney animation studios. Frozen ($ 93.6 million), not adjusted for inflation. Last year, Disney / Pixar & # 39; s. Coconut palm earned $ 72.9 million for the five days, and Disney Animation Studios & # 39; Moana $ 82.1 million the previous year.
The critically acclaimed follow-up of the animated photo of 2012 Break Ralph see John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman return to lead the cast of voices, while newcomers include Gal Gadot and Taraji P. Henson. The family movie received an A-CinemaScore and favorable reviews.
MGM & # 39; s Credo II it is also taking the Christmas ring in an important way, earning $ 8.9 million on Thursday from 3,359 locations for a five-day projected launch of $ 60 million or more, the best Thanksgiving opening of all time for a title live action
The hit sequel, which takes an A CinemaScore, sees the return of stars Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson and Sylvester Stallone, and is succeeding in attracting a remarkably diverse audience. The film, which revived even more the iconic Rocky franchise, cost $ 50 million in production.
Both films opened on Wednesday to participate in the lucrative holiday racer. The prospects are much less fruitful for the other two new offers nationwide.
The big budget of Lionsgate Robin Hood won just $ 1.9 million on Thursday from 2,715 locations for an estimated five-day start of $ 14 million after being devastated by criticism and slapped with a Ho-hum B CinemaScore of moviegoers.
The film, which costs almost $ 100 million in production, is directed by Otto Bathurst and starred by Taron Egerton in the title role. Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn, Eve Hewson and Jamie Dornan also star in the film, which would originally open in March of this year.
As the awards season heats up, DreamWorks and Participant expanded the director of Peter Farrelly Green Book Nationwide on Wednesday with disappointing results. The film, starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, grossed $ 1 million on Thursday from 1,062 cinemas for a projected five-day gross of $ 7 million.
Earlier this month, Mortensen had to apologize after using the word N during a post-screening discussion in Los Angeles. The drama of the 1960s stars Ali as a classical pianist who embarks on a trip south segregated in the 1960s with a white driver (Mortensen).
Among the remnants, J.K. The sequel to Harry Potter by Rowling and the sequel Fantastic beasts: The crimes of Grindelwald It's in a closed race with Universal's animated family movie. The Grinch for the third place
November 23, 7:45 a.m. Updated with Thursday's gross and revised vacation estimates.