Home Entertainment ‘Barbie’ Crosses $400M, ‘Meg 2’ $3.2M Previews – Deadline

‘Barbie’ Crosses $400M, ‘Meg 2’ $3.2M Previews – Deadline

‘Barbie’ Crosses $400M, ‘Meg 2’ $3.2M Previews – Deadline


FRIDAY MIDDAY: The third weekend of Warner Bros’ Barbie at $51M (-45%) is increased than the opening of the Brad Pitt motion film, Bullet Prepare, which did $30M through the first weekend of August. It simply goes to point out how far we’ve come alongside on the field workplace. The Greta Gerwig directed tackle the Mattel doll is eyeing a 3rd Friday of $16M at 4,178 theaters, -45% from every week in the past. Working complete by Sunday will probably be $457.4M.

Common’s Oppenheimer will maintain on to 3rd place at 3,612 theaters with a $7.8M third Friday (-42%), and third weekend of $27M, -42%, sending its operating complete by Sunday to $226.8M. Pic is director Christopher Nolan’s fourth highest home besting Batman Begins and Dunkirk. It’s additionally the very best grossing R-rated movie of 2023 domestically forward of John Wick Chapter 4 ($187.1M). Oppenheimer additionally reps the quickest Common R-rated launch to cross $200M in U.S./Canada, taking 15 days. Earlier R-rated $200M Uni champ was 2012’s Ted, which took 37 days to that benchmark.

Third at 3,858 theaters is Paramount/Nickelodeon/Level Gray’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem with a primary Friday of $8.5M, 3-day of $27M, and 5-day of $42M, nicely forward of its $30M-$40M expectations. Rotten Tomatoes viewers rating is 94% to associate with that A CinemaScore.

Warner BrosThe Meg 2: The Trench at 3,503 theaters is a seeing an $11M Friday, together with previews, and a $25M opening — strong for {the marketplace}. Audiences are so-so on it up to now at 66% on Rotten Tomatoes. That’s higher than the 43% the primary film notched with RT crowds.

Disney’s second weekend of The Haunted Mansion at 3,740 is seeing a second estimated Friday of $2.8M,-72%, second weekend of $9.5M, -60%, for a operating complete of $42.5M.

FRIDAY AM: Barbie Crosses $400M, Oppenheimer Nears $200M, Turtles 2-day $15M, Meg 2 Previews $3M+ The spoils of July are spilling over into August as Warner Bros.’ Barbie, after a $11.8M Thursday, jetted throughout the four-century mark on the home field workplace in her 14th day –sooner than Prime Gun: Maverick and Tremendous Mario Bros Film– with a operating complete of $406.4M at 4,337 places.

She’s poised to make round $55M in her third weekend, with Oppenheimer ringing in no less than one other $23M+; all of this spelling for a 3-day field workplace market that will probably be exceedingly nicely north of final 12 months’s $92M for the primary weekend of August. The Christopher Nolan-directed film earned $5.58M yesterday at 3,647 theaters taking its two-week complete to $199.86M.

Warner Bros. additionally has some lagniappe on the weekend field workplace with The Meg 2: The Trench which is predicted to do between $20M-$30M. Final evening from previews that started at 3PM, the shark sequel did $3.2M at 3,400 places. That’s a reasonably good consequence for a sequel that stars a shark: The primary Jason Statham film introduced in $4M in previews earlier than churning out a $16.6M Friday, and $45.4M opening off what was a really campy, satirical advertising marketing campaign. The $129M costing Meg 2 has a 50% stake from China’s CMC. Critics on Rotten Tomatoes detest the sequel at 28% worse than the primary film again in 2018 at 45%. It’s a popcorn movie for the lots, not for the tweeds.

In the meantime, Paramount/Nickelodeon/Level Gray’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem noticed its 2-day field workplace rise to $15M. Thursday was $4.87M at 3,513, -52% from Wednesday, with the Jeff Rowe-directed animated film rating third for the day.

'Haunted Mansion' Trailer

From left: Tiffany Haddish, Rosario Dawson, LaKeith Stanfield and Danny DeVito in ‘Haunted Mansion’

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Disney’s Haunted Mansion ranked fourth on Thursday with an estimated $1.6M at 3,740, -10% from Wednesday for a primary week take of $33M. The earlier Eddie Murphy 2003 film opened on a Wednesday over Thanksgiving and its first seven days grossed $35.4M (unadjusted for inflation).

Angel Studios’ Sound of Freedom booked at 3,411, did $1.47M yesterday, -6%, for a operating 4 week complete of $156.4M.

A24’s horror film Speak to Me at 2,340 theaters did an estimated $1.2M yesterday for a primary week of $15.8M. Granted, this title went huge versus A24’s Our bodies Our bodies Our bodies final summer season, which platformed, nevertheless it’s nice to notice that this Sundance acquisition has outstripped that Pete Davidson horror comedy’s complete stateside cume of $11.4M. Speak to Me‘s first seven days are additionally 22% forward of Midsommar‘s which stood at $13M and finaled at $27.4M.



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