Box Office January 25-27, 2019
The Upside was Second for the second week in a row with $12.2 Million.
Aquaman was Third with $7.3 Million for $316.5 Million so far in the United States. Worldwide, Aquaman has made over $1.09 Billion.
The Kid Who Would be King premiered in Fourth Place with $7.2 Million.
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse was Fifth for the second week in a row with $6.1 Million for $169 Million so far. Worldwide, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse has made over $338.1 Million.
Green Room, A Dog’s Way Home, Serenity (which premiered this weekend), Escape Room, and Dragon Ball Super: Broly rounded out the Top Ten respectively.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
The Kid Who Would Be King is a 2019 fantasy film written and directed by Joe Cornish. A British-American venture, the film stars Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Tom Taylor, Rebecca Ferguson, and Patrick Stewart. The plot follows a young boy who finds King Arthur’s legendary sword Excalibur, and must then use it to stop an ancient enchantress from destroying the world.
Serenity is a 2019 American thriller film written, produced and directed by Steven Knight. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane, Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou, and Jeremy Strong, and follows a fishing boat captain who is approached by his ex-wife to murder her abusive new husband. First announced in January 2017, principal photography on the film began on the Island of Mauritius that July.
Next week sees the release of: Miss Bala, Arctic, and a plethora of other mainstream and independent 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 third weekend in a row.
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