Despite, or probably because of, mass hysteria and also critical acclaim, Joker had the biggest October opening of all time over the past weekend and one of the biggest R rated openings as well.
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.
Incredibles 2 dominated the box office with the biggest animated and G/PG openings of all time and making it into the top 10 for a bunch of other record lists.
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.
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.
As expected, Black Panther dominated the box office but it blew away even the most optimistic predictions with the 2nd best opening ever for the MCU and the fifth highest opening of all time.
There was no question The Last Jedi was going to destroy the box office but the only question was how big it would actually be? The answer is the second largest opening of all time along with a bunch of second place finishes for other records.
Beauty and the Beast shattered records with a stunning $170 million opening, the largest PG opening of all time and the seventh highest ever opening of all time.
Rogue One had a massive opening over the weekend, second only to The Force Awakens for the Star Wars franchise and the 12th highest of all time.