Box Office January 11-13, 2019
The Upside premiered in the Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $19.5 Million.
Aquaman was Second with $17.2 Million for $287.6 Million so far in the United States. Worldwide, Aquaman has made over $1.02 Billion.
A Dog’s Way Home premiered in Third Place with $11.3 Million.
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse was Fourth for the second week in a row with $9 Million for $147.7 Million so far. Worldwide, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse has made over $302.3 Million.
Escape Room was Fifth with $8.9 Million.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
The Upside is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Neil Burger and written by Jon Hartmere. It is a remake of the French 2011 film The Intouchables, which was itself inspired by the life of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo. The film follows a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston) who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a recently paroled convict (Kevin Hart) whom he hires to take care of him. Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, and Aja Naomi King also star. It is the third remake of The Intouchables after the Indian film Oopiri and the Argentinian film Inseparables (both 2016)
A Dog’s Way Home is a 2019 American family adventure film directed by Charles Martin Smith and written by W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon, based on the book by Cameron. The film stars Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos, Alexandra Shipp, Wes Studi, Chris Bauer, Barry Watson, and Jonah Hauer-King, and follows a dog named Bella (voiced by Bryce Dallas Howard) who travels more than 400 miles to find her owner.
Next week sees the release of: Glass and a few other films. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly The Bottom Line column. A preview: Glass will be Number One at the box office for the weekend.
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