Think of it as the calm before the storm.
Universal and DreamWorks Animation’s the wicked It dropped 33 percent to stay #1 on the sophomore outing with $16.1 million for a domestic total of $44.4 million and $118.7 million worldwide.
fellow PG pic Sonic the Hedgehog 2 It remained at number two in its fourth weekend with $11.4 million versus Paramount’s $160.9 million and worldwide $323.5 million.
Warner Bros. troubled Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets It grossed $8.3 million on its debut for a domestic total of $79.6 million. Abroad, the event pic has fared better, earning $250 million so far versus $329.6 million worldwide.
Big Budget Focus & PIC Features for New Regency Northman It fell 48 percent in second-year students to rank fourth with $6.1 million against a domestic tally of $21.8 million.
hit specialty A24 Everything everywhere at once It’s actually down 2 percent grossing $5.5 million from more than 2,200 theaters for $25.5 million.
The only new wide release this weekend was Liam Neesonlatest working photo, memory. Only the independent film managed to reach number eight with $3.1 million for Open Road Films/Briarcliff Entertainment. memory Neeson stars as an elderly hitman with early dementia who is forced to run.