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Battle at the Box Office

Every week we dive into who won and lost at the weekend box office

Battle at the Box Office 2/17

The delay to redesign Sonic seems to have paid off as the Sonic the Hedgehog movie took the top spot at the box office over the weekend and claims the highest opening ever for a video game movie.
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Battle at the Box Office 2/10

Birds of Prey took the top spot at the box office but it was definitely not an opening that WB/DC wanted as it underperformed with the lowest opening of any recent DC movie while a number of Oscar winners and nominees saw bumps in their box office performance over the weekend.
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Battle at the Box Office 2/3

Bad Boys for Life remained on top of the box office over the Super Bowl weekend while The Rhythm Section opened to the absolute worst opening of all time for a movie in over 3,000 theaters.
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Battle at the Box Office 1/27

Bad Boys for Life remained strong in its second weekend of release and will easily become the highest grossing Bad Boys movie worldwide while the weekend’s new releases had fairly soft openings, with one garnering disasterous word of mouth.
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Battle at the Box Office 1/20

Bad Boys for Life had a massive MLK holiday weekend opening, breaking a number of records, while Dolittle got off to a mediocre start compared to its absurdly massive budget.
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Battle at the Box Office 1/13

Now one of the Oscar frontrunners, 1917 took the top spot at the box office in its first weekend of wide release while Like a Boss and especially Underwater did not fare too well in their opening weekends.
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Battle at the Box Office 1/6

Rise of Skywalker remained on top of the box office for the first weekend of both 2020 and a new decade while Frozen II became the highest-grossing animated film worldwide.
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Battle at the Box Office 12/30

Rise of Skywalker continued to dominate the box office in the final weekend of 2019, dropping about 60% from its opening last weekend and currently outpacing The Last Jedi by about $6 million.
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Battle at the Box Office 12/23

Rise of Skywalker dominated the box office as expected over the past weekend but it opened to the least amount of the current trilogy while Cats was exactly the massive disaster that everyone expecting since we saw the first trailer this past summer.
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Battle at the Box Office 12/16

Jumanji: The Next Level continued its predecessor’s box office domination with a huge opening just shy of $60 million while the other new releases struggled with some of the worst wide openings ever.
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