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.
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.
How to Train Your Dragon remained on top for the second weekend in a row, fending off the potential final film in the Madea franchise, while Green Book jumped back into the top 5 in a massive post-Oscars boost.
While most eyes were on the Oscars over the weekend, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World took the top spot at the box office with the biggest opening ever for the series and one of the top 10 best openings ever for Dreamworks Animation.
With his dragon best friend Toothless, Viking Hiccup fights to maintain the peace between humans and dragons on his island home of Berk and stop anyone who threatens that peace like ruthless hunters and warlords.
The first huge blockbusters of 2019 arrive in February with The Lego Movie 2 and How to Your Dragon: The Hidden World, a couple of English action remakes like Cold Pursuit, the latest from Robert Rodriguez with Alita: Battle Angel and more.