#BOXOFFICE: AUDIENCES ARE INTO “SPIDER-VERSE”
SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE has has Moviegoers ‘into’ it at the pre-Holiday Office this weekend with $36 million from 3,813 theatres for Sony Pictures. The Animated Feature including the voices of Chris Pine, Jake Johnson and Hailee Steinfeld, comes with great acclaim, earning 97% on the Tomatometer and a rare A+ CinemaScore. Nothing still beats the Franchise’s best opening in 2007 with Spider-Man 3.
Clint Eastwood‘s latest, THE MULE, opens in second spot with $17.8 million from 2,588 theatres for Warner Bros. The Drama passes with 64% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
In third is THE GRINCH with $12.5 million for Universal Pictures. Its six-week total takes it to $240 million domestically.
MORTAL ENGINES, brought to us by the same people behind Lord of the Rings, opens in fifth for Universal Pictures with $7.5 million from 3,103 theatres. It gets 26% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL, a PG-13 Re-Cut of DEADPOOL 2 with new Holiday-themed scenes, rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.6 million from 1,566 theatres for 20th Century Fox. It gets 52% on the Tomatometer.