Shazam! Newest superhero film flys to the top of the Weekend Box Office

Warner Bros. latest superhero film in the DC Universe Shazam! took the top spot at the weekend box office with an estimated $53.5 million over the weekend. The film also opened in international markets with an estimated $102 million to make the opening weekend worldwide cume $158.8 million.

Opening in second place was Paramount’s thriller remake Stephen King’s Pet Semetary. The remake took in an estimated $25.1 million.

Rounding out the top five were last weekend’s top three films. Disney’s Dumbo landed at third spot with $18.2 million, Universal’s Us earned another $13.8 million, and finally Disney and Marvel’s Captain Marvel took in another $12.7 million.

  1. Shazam! (Warner Bros.) $53.5 million
  2. Pet Sematary (Paramount) $25.1 million
  3. Dumbo (Disney) $18.2 million
  4. Us (Universal) $13.8 million
  5. Captain Marvel (Disney) $12.7 million

Next weekend sees another remake with LionsGate’s Hellboy hitting theatres. Universal has the comedy Little opening wide and United Artists has the animated Missing Link opening.

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