TOY STORY 4 plays with the competition in its opening, earning $118 million from 4,575 theatres across North American for Disney. Reviews are outstanding for this latest installment in the Franchise, pulling-in 98% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore from Audiences. This records a best for the Series, topping 2019’s TOY STORY 3 which opened with $110 million. This positions the Animated Feature for the third-best opening of all time for an Animated Film, behind last year’s INCREDIBLES 2 and its $182 million opening.
Opening in second is CHILD’S PLAY with $14 million for United Artists Releasing/Elevation Pictures from 3,007 theatres. It gets a passing 60% on the Tomatometer and a C+ CinemaScore from Audiences.
In third is last week’s champ MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL, landing with $12 million, a total $54 million over two weeks for Sony Pictures.
In fourth is THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 with $11.8 million, a three week total of $119 million domestically for Universal Pictures.
SHAFT rounds things out in its debut for Warner Bros. with $3.4 million, a two-week total of $14 million.
Introducing Sasha Luss as ANNA,a new Film directed by visionary Director Luc Besson!
Beneath Anna Poliatova’s striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world’s most feared government assassins. An electrifying thrill ride unfolding with propulsive energy, startling twists and breathtaking action, ANNA introduces Sasha Luss in the title role with a star-studded cast including Academy Award Winner Helen Mirren, Cillian Murphy, and Luke Evans.