#BOXOFFICE: “DUMBLEDORE” HAS A SMART OPENING
FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE debuts atop the Box Office Easter weekend with $44.5 million from 4,208 theatres for Warner Bros. Best opening for the Franchise still goes to 2016’s FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, debuting with $74.4 million. The latest installment gets 49% on the Tomatometer.
Second goes to SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 with $26.5 million from 4,258 theatres, taking to $116 million in just its second weekend for Paramount Pictures.
In third is THE LOST CITY with $5.8 million from 3,430 theatres for Paramount Pictures. Its domestic run is now at $77 million.
Fourth belongs to EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE which based on fantastic reviews, brings in $5.1 million for A24/Elevation Pictures from 2,220 theatres. It gets 97% on the Tomatometer for directing duo Daniels.
FATHER STU starring Mark Wahlberg opens with $4.7 million for Sony Pictures, from 2,705 theatres. It gets 41% on the Tomatometer.