#BOXOFFICE: “TOP GUN: MAVERICK” FLIES HIGH IN DEBUT
It comes as absolutely no surprise that TOP GUN: MAVERICK flies high in its debut this weekend, setting a personal best for Tom Cruise being his first ever opening to surpass $100 million, while setting a U.s. Memorial Day weekend record! This is actually surprising! The Sequel to the iconic 1986 film, earns $123 million from 4,735 theatres for Paramount Pictures in its debut. By comparison, its Predecessor opened with $8,193,052. Look how far we’ve come! It also garners 97% on the Tomatometer.
Second spot goes to DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS with $17 million, after three weeks on-top. This brings its total to $376 million domestically for Disney.
THE BOB’S BURGERS MOVIE debuts in third with $15.6 million from 3,425 theatres for 20th Century Studios. This Adaptation of the popular TV Series, gets 86% on the Tomatometer.
Fourth goes to DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA with $6.4 million for Universal Pictures/Focus Features. Over to weekends it has brought in $30 million.
Rounding this Top Five out is THE BAD GUYS with $4.9 million, for a total $83.6 million for Universal Pictures.