An arcade character prone to destruction, but well-meaning, and a young boxer who is declining, are taking the Thanksgiving box office to new heights.
Directed by the strong openings of the Disney animated sequel Ralph breaks the internet and MGM Rocky successor Credo IIThe total North American box office from Wednesday to Sunday will be the largest in the history of the holidays, reaching an estimated $ 314 million. According to Comscore, this will be the first time that the five-day framework has exceeded $ 300 million.
Ralph breaks the internet He is the top scorer of the weekend, selling an estimated $ 55.7 million in tickets to 4,017 theaters in the US. UU and Canada from Friday to Sunday, and an estimated $ 84.5 million since its debut on Wednesday. The last figure represents the second highest Thanksgiving Arc in history (not adjusted for inflation), behind FrozenS $ 93.6 million. Overseas, Ralph will add about $ 41.5 million this weekend, for a global total of $ 126 million. The movie supposedly cost $ 175 million to make.
With the voices of John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman, Ralph breaks the internet It is the sequel to 2012. Break Ralph, and follow the titular hero while venturing into cyberspace for the first time. Criticism from critics has been favorable, and audiences gave it an AITMon CinemaScore.
Meanwhile, Credo II He is entering the ring with an estimated $ 35.3 million from Friday to Sunday, valid for second place and an estimated $ 55.8 million during his first five days, which is easily the best start to Thanksgiving for an action movie in alive. (Four Christmas previously it had the title, with $ 46.1 million.) The movie cost at least $ 40 million.
Directed by Steven Caple Jr., taking the reins of the Ryan Coogler franchise, Credo II find Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) facing Viktor Drago (Florian Munteanu) the son of man (Dolph Lundgren) who killed his father in a boxing match years ago. Sylvester Stallone repeats his role as Rocky Balboa, the mentor of young Creed, and also co-wrote the script (with Juel Taylor). The reviews have been solid, and moviegoers gave it an A CinemaScore.
However, not all new films reach their goal. The big budget of Lionsgate Robin Hood will earn an estimated $ 9.1 million in 2,827 from Friday to Sunday, and $ 14.2 million in the five-day framework. That's a disappointment for a movie that costs almost $ 100 million and puts it in seventh place for the weekend.
Starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx and directed by Otto Bathurst, Robin Hood He has been criticized by critics, while the public gave him a B CinemaScore.
Completing the top five this weekend is the animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss from Universal. The Grinch, with an estimated $ 30.2 million; Warner Bros. & # 39; Harry Potter spin-off / prequel Fantastic beasts: The crimes of Grindelwald, with an estimated $ 29.7 million; and the queen of Fox biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, with an estimated $ 13.9 million.
In a limited version, the historical drama of Fox Searchlight The favorite is leaning with an estimated $ 420,000 in just four theaters, which equates to an average per screen of $ 105,000, the best of 2018. Yorgos Lanthimos directed the critically acclaimed film, which unfolds in the midst of the intriguing cut of Queen Anne at the beginning of the 18th century. . Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz star.
Netflix also unveiled its hopeful awards. Rome, directed by Alfonso Cuarón, in three theaters in New York and Los Angeles this weekend, but the company is not reporting gross revenues.
Overall, the box office has risen 10.2 percent so far this year. See the figures from November 23 to 25 below.
one. Ralph breaks the internet – $ 55.7 million ($ 84.5 million five days)
two. Credo II – $ 35.3 million ($ 55.8 million five days)
3. The Grinch – $ 30.2 million ($ 42 million to five days)
Four. Fantastic beasts: The crimes of Grindelwald – $ 29.7 million ($ 42.9 million in five days)
5. Bohemian Rhapsody – $ 13.9 million ($ 19.2 million five days)
6 Instant family – $ 12.5 million ($ 17.4 million five days)
7 Robin Hood – $ 9.1 million ($ 14.2 million in five days)
8 Widows – $ 8 million ($ 10.6 million five days)
9. Green Book – $ 5.4 million ($ 7.4 million five days)
10 A star has been born – $ 3 million ($ 4.1 million five days)