Probably due to a variety of factors and some big competition at the box office, Solo did not perform up to the expectations of Disney over the holiday weekend, making far less than any of it’s predecessors in the new wave of Star Wars films.
Although it didn’t quite top his first movie, Deadpool’s second adventure still had one of the biggest R rated openings of all and pushed Thanos and The Avengers out of the top spot at the box office.
Infinity War continued to dominate over Mother’s Day weekend, becoming the fifth highest grossing film of all time worldwide and the eighth highest grossing film of all time here in the States.
Avengers: Infinity War became the fastest film to reach $1 billion worldwide and added another $112+ million over the weekend while the remake of Overboard fared the best of the weekend’s new releases.
Everyone expected Avengers: Infinity War to be huge but it’s still shocking how big the movie really was, securing the biggest domestic and worldwide opening of all time.
After losing to The Rock and Rampage last weekend, A Quiet Place regained the top spot at the box office for its third week out while Super Troopers 2 opened way above expectations.
Rampage took the top spot at the box office with the third highest opening ever for a video game movie while A Quiet Place stayed strong in second and Truth or Dare continued Blumhouse’s insane profitability by earning back around 6 times it’s budget in its first weekend.
A Quiet Place had one of the best horror openings of the last few years, topping all the Conjuring films, the Insidious films, Split and more while Black Panther became the third highest grossing film domestically of all time.
Ready Player One took the top spot at the box office and gave Steven Spielberg his best opening in eight years.
Black Panther was finally defeated in the ritual combat known as the weekend box office as Pacific Rim Uprising takes over the top spot in it’s opening weekend.