Box Office February 15-17, 2019
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part was Second with $21.1 Million.
Isn’t It Romantic premiered in Third Place with $14.2 Million.
What Men Want was Fourth with $10.9 Million.
Happy Death Day 2U premiered in Fifth Place with $9.8 Million.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American cyberpunk action film based on Yukito Kishiro’s manga series Gunnm, also known as Battle Angel Alita. It was directed by Robert Rodriguez, written by James Cameron and Laeta Kalogridis, and produced by Cameron and Jon Landau. Rosa Salazar stars as Alita, a cyborg, with supporting roles portrayed by Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley and Keean Johnson.
Isn’t It Romantic is a 2019 American satirical romantic comedy film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson and written by Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox, and Katie Silberman. The film stars Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine, and Priyanka Chopra, and follows a woman who, after getting hit on the head, wakes up in a world where everything around her plays out like a romantic comedy film.
Happy Death Day 2U is a 2019 American science fiction comedy slasher film written and directed by Christopher Landon. It stars Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu, Rachel Matthews, Suraj Sharma and Ruby Modine and again follows Tree Gelbman (Rothe) finding herself reliving the same day repeatedly after being hunted and killed by a masked assailant, only now her friends are also targets. The film is a sequel to 2017’s Happy Death Day, with Jason Blum again serving as a producer through his Blumhouse Productions company.
Next week sees the release of: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and a plethora of other mainstream and independent films. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly The Bottom Line column. A preview: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World will be Number One at the box office next weekend.
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