Shazam took the top spot at the box office, meeting WB’s expectations as did Pet Sematary for Paramount while Dumbo took a massive nose dive and Captain Marvel crossed over $1 billion worldwide.
Dumbo took the top spot at the box office but it was below both Disney’s estimates and industry estimates while Captain Marvel is closing in on $1 billion worldwide and Us had a typical horror movie drop from last weekend but remains strong.
Jordan Peele’s follow-up to Get Out blew away it’s predecessor, and almost every other horror movie ever, with a $70+ million debut and the largest opening for an original live-action film since Avatar.
Captain Marvel easily remained on top of the box office for another weekend, becoming the highest grossing movie of 2019 worldwide so far while Wonder Park and Five Feet Apart exceeded expectations and Captive State had one of the worst openings of all time.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk Captain Marvel, Marvel’s What If?, Shang-Chi, Aladdin, Roar, Triple Threat, Avengers: Endgame, and more.
The surviving Avengers attempt to regroup and figure out a plan to stop Thanos and possibly bring back their fallen friends and family in the true culmination of the first era of the MCU, Avengers: Endgame.
Before we find out if she is the key to defeating Thanos in Avengers: Endgame, Carol Danvers makes her MCU debut in the 90’s throwback, Captain Marvel
As we’ve come to expect from the MCU, Captain Marvel had a massive opening, delivering the seventh best opening for the franchise and the sixth largest worldwide debut of all time.
The first MCU movie of 2019 is here this weekend with the 90s flashback Captain Marvel.
14-year-old Billy Batson is chosen by the powerful Wizard to inherit incredible powers and becomes the superhero Shazam but he’ll have to figure out how to use his powers and become a hero fast when the evil Dr. Sivana threatens to destroy the world.