Warner Bros. and DC Films’ Birds of Prey topped the weekend box office, though the film fell short of industry expectations and Warner Bros.’ predicitions. While most had anticipated the film would open to about $45 million, Birds of Prey opened with $33.2 million domestically. The film also opened in several international markets with another $48 million for an $81.2 million worldwide opening.
Last week’s top three films took the two thru four spot over the weekend. Sony’s Bad Boys for Life dropped to second place after spending three weeks at number one. The buddy cop sequel took in another $12.0 million bringing its four week total to $166.3 million. Univeral’s 1917 took in another $9.0 million while Dolittle took in another $6.7 million for fourth place.
Finally Sony’s Jumanji: The Next Level held onto fifth place for another weekend with another $5.5 million. The film has taken in just shy of $300 million domestically since opening.
- Birds of Prey (Warner Bros.) $33.2 million
- Bad Boys for Life (Sony) $12.0 million
- 1917 (Universal) $9.0 million
- Dolittle (Universal) $6.7 million
- Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony) $5.5 million
Next weekend will see the highly anticipated release of Paramount’s video game adaptation of Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog into wide release. It will be joined by Sony’s PG-13 horror flick Fantasy Island. Universal will also release the romantic drama The Photograph into wide release.