With most people hunkering down at home due to the Covid-19 crisis, this past weekend was one of the worst in decades as the top 10 combined only made $50.4 million and #1 movie Onward suffered a massive 73% drop from last week’s opening.
Onward took the top spot at the box office over this past weekend but it’s one of the lowest openings in Pixar history.
The Invisible Man took the top spot at the box office, becoming the highest-grossing horror movie of 2020 in just three days of release while Sonic held strong in second place and My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising became the latest successful theatrical anime release.
Sonic held off Harrison Ford and his CG canine companion over the weekend while Brahms: The Boy II opened to half as much as its predecessor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.