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.
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.
Rise of Skywalker remained on top of the box office for the first weekend of both 2020 and a new decade while Frozen II became the highest-grossing animated film worldwide.
Rise of Skywalker continued to dominate the box office in the final weekend of 2019, dropping about 60% from its opening last weekend and currently outpacing The Last Jedi by about $6 million.
Rise of Skywalker dominated the box office as expected over the past weekend but it opened to the least amount of the current trilogy while Cats was exactly the massive disaster that everyone expecting since we saw the first trailer this past summer.
Jumanji: The Next Level continued its predecessor’s box office domination with a huge opening just shy of $60 million while the other new releases struggled with some of the worst wide openings ever.
Frozen II remained at the top of the box office for the third weekend in a row while the Playmobil movie was an unmitigated disaster with one of the worst opening weekends of all time.
Frozen II continued its domination over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend but Knives Out was able to successfully counter-program and exceed expectations for its opening weekend.
Shocking no one, Frozen II debuted with one of the biggest animated openings of all time both domestically and around the world.