Ocean’s 8 topped the box office with the best, unadjusted, opening for the Ocean’s franchise while Hotel Artemis bombed and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opened internationally to some big numbers.
Solo remained on the top of the box office for a second week but it suffered a 65% drop off from last week and will most likely be the first Star Wars movie under Disney to lose money.
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.
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.
Ant-Man is back in July and joined by The Wasp to stop the technology stealing criminal The Ghost in a wacky and fun looking (pre-Infinity War) MCU adventure.
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.
A decade in the making, Avengers: Infinity War is a stunning achievement that delivers on all the character interactions, action setpieces and big bad Thanos that has been building since Iron Man in 2008.
Before the universe shattering finale of the current era of the MCU, get ready with our Franchise Flashback recap of all 18 prior movies leading up to this point.
The King of Wakanda, T’Challa got drawn into the battle between Avengers factions in Civil War, dealt with an insurrection back in his home of Wakanda and will join the rest of the MCU to take on the threat of Thanos in Infinity War.