Warner Bros./DC’s Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix, climbed back up to first place in its fourth weekend at the box office, earning $18.9 million for a total of $277.6 million. It is now the seventh-highest grossing film of 2019, and the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time.
Falling to second place was Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. The sequel to the 2014 hit film Maleficent earned an additional $18.5 million during its second weekend for a total of $65.4 million.
Climbing up one spot to third this weekend was the animated feature The Addams Family. It earned an additional $11.7 million for a three-week total of $72.8 million.
Dropping one spot was the sequel Zombieland: Double Tap, which brings back stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin. It earned an additional $11.6 million during its second weekend for a domestic total of 47 million.
Only one new movie made it into the top five — the thriller Countdown debuted in over 2,600 theatres with a take of $9 million. ~May Wong
UPDATE: After final numbers were released on Monday, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil has managed to hold onto the top spot at this past weekend’s box office with $19.4 million, narrowly beating out Joker‘s $19.2 million.
October 25, 2020 | Leave a Comment
Only one new movie, The Empty Man, landed in the top five this weekend, with much of the rest of the films at the box office remaining similar to last weekend.
October 18, 2020 | Leave a Comment
Four new movies landed in the top five this weekend, joining Tenet, which has become the only film to surpass $50 million since the lockdown began.
October 16, 2020 | Leave a Comment
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