The musical biopic Bohemian Rhapsody from 20th Century Fox opened atop the weekend box office. The film opened with approximately $50 million over the weekend. Opening in the second place spot was a new fantasy epic feature from in Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. The film opened at a disappointing $20 million over the weekend. While the budget hasn’t been disclosed the film looks to have a price tag of north of $100 million.
Opening in the #3 spot at the box office was Nobody’s Fool from Paramount. The film took in an estimated $14 million over the weekend. While the opening isn’t huge for the comedy, the film had a budget of $19 million and fared pretty well considering the other heavyweight openings.
Rounding out the top five films were the top two from last weekend. Warner Bros.’ A Star is Born took in another $11.1 million while Universal’s Halloween dropped to #5 with another $11 million.
- Bohemian Rhapsody (20th Century Fox) $50.0 million
- The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (Disney) $20.0 million
- Nobody’s Fool (Paramount) $14.0 million
- A Star is Born (Warner Bros.) $11.1 million
- Halloween (Universal) $11.0 million
Next weekend will see another busy weekend of wide releases. Universal will release the animated feature Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, Sony / Columbia will open the crime thriller feature The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story, and finally Paramount Pictures will open the historical horror film Overlord.