Ralph breaks the internet He achieved a victory this weekend at the box office, scoring the second best 5-day Thanksgiving opening of all time. Historically, Disney owns Turkey Day, since they have nine of the top 10 debuts in that holiday setting. It's not surprising that it has become something of an annual tradition for Mouse House to reveal a new movie at this time of year, with Coconut palm Y Moana Serving as recent examples.
To be fair, Ralph breaks the internet Probably would have found commercial success no matter when it was released, since it is the long-awaited follow-up for 2012 Break Ralph. Critics praised the sequel for its soulful and entertaining story, and even with Illumination & # 39; s. The Grinch still early in his own career, Ralph breaks the internet The widely positive reception made it a more attractive option for families on vacation. As a result, Ralph and Vanellope pointed to the Thanksgiving registry, but they fell short.
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By Box office Mojo, Ralph breaks Internet raised $ 84.4 million in its first five days ($ 55.6 million of which occurred during the traditional weekend from Friday to Sunday), which is the second best Thanksgiving opening of all time. Narrowly out Moana ($ 82 million), Ralph just look up Frozen, which registered a solid $ 93.5 million in 2013.
The fact that the original Break Ralph It was not opened during Thanksgiving (it came out in early November) makes it difficult to compare the two, but this is still an impressive achievement. In the modern era of Disney's internal animation studio, Break Ralph It is far from its most successful title. It raised a strong, albeit modest $ 189.4 million nationwide, way behind other offers such as Moana ($ 248.7 million), Zootopia ($ 341.6 million), and (of course) Frozen ($ 400.7 million). Ralph breaks the internet He is already on track to surpass his predecessor's total, and it will be interesting to see how high his numbers are. There is no other great animated movie that hits theaters until Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in mid-December, so Ralph He has the next few weeks to himself and ruin the competition.
In other places among the first five, Credo II It was another sequel that obtained better results than the original, with an income of $ 55.8 million in its first five days. Although it was not as acclaimed as Ryan Coogler's CreedThe follow-up of Steven Caple, Jr. was still considered a worthy delivery in the Rocky The franchise, which boosted their business prospects. This other great Thanksgiving release, Robin HoodHe was not so lucky. Marked by largely negative criticism, the retelling of classic history failed and raised only $ 14.2 million during the extended holiday weekend. There were hopes that the film could generate a new action franchise, but it seems unlikely that this would happen, since the interest was so low.
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Source: Mojo Box Office
Key release dates
- Ralph breaks Internet / Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018) Release date: November 21, 2018.
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