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.
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.
Rampage took the top spot at the box office with the third highest opening ever for a video game movie while A Quiet Place stayed strong in second and Truth or Dare continued Blumhouse’s insane profitability by earning back around 6 times it’s budget in its first weekend.
Ready Player One took the top spot at the box office and gave Steven Spielberg his best opening in eight years.
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.
Black Panther remained on top of the box office for the fifth weekend in a row, fending off the new releases led by the new Tomb Raider.
After losing the top spot for a week, Jumanji reclaimed it from The Death Cure and is now Sony’s third highest grossing film ever and the 8th highest grossing release from 2017.
Jumanji continued it’s domination even after over a month in theaters, taking the top spot at the box office for the third weekend in a row while both of the weekend’s new action releases performed better than expectations.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle held onto the top spot for the first major weekend of 2018 while The Post did well in it’s wide expansion and The Commuter did the best of the new releases.
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.