Onward conjures up first place finish at weekend box office

By Tribute on March 8, 2020 | Leave a Comment


Disney/Pixar’s animated film Onward leapt to the top of the box office charts in its debut weekend.

The charming film starring the voice talents of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt earned $40 million domestically and $68 million worldwide. But despite generally positive reviews, Onward‘s take ranks with 2015’s The Good Dinosaur ($39 million) as among Pixar’s lowest opening weekends.  Click here to read our interview with the filmmakers.

Falling a spot to second place was Universal’s The Invisible Man. The thriller starring Elisabeth Moss collected an additional $15.2 million this weekend, bringing its domestic total to $52.7 million.

Another new release, The Way Back starring Ben Affleck as an alcoholic former championship basketball player asked to coach his alma mater’s struggling team, debuted in third place with $8.5 million.

Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog fell two spots to fourth place in its fourth weekend at the box office. The family friendly film earned $8 million this weekend, bringing its domestic total to $140.8 million, ever closer to overtaking Pokémon Detective Pikachu‘s $144.1 million, which will make it the highest grossing video game movie of all time.

The Call of the Wild starring Harrison Ford rounds out the top five. The latest adaptation of the classic novel by Jack London earned $7 million in its third weekend bringing its domestic total to $57.5 million. ~Emily Chavez



Comments & Discussion

  1. There are no comments yet, why not be the first?

Join The Conversation:


Similar Articles

Sonic the Hedgehog is fun, family-friendly – Blu-ray review

May 21, 2020 | Leave a Comment

Sonic the Hedgehog is a fun film that stays true to the tones and themes of the video game and also ensures young fans are taken on an epic adventure.


New on DVD, Blu-ray, Digital and VOD – May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020 | Leave a Comment

As more and more businesses begin to open, giving us hope, movie distributors and studios are doing their best to provide ample entertainment for us at home.


Theatrical films heading online due to coronavirus pandemic

March 18, 2020 | 2 Comments

As the coronavirus pandemic leads to more closures each day, several current box office hits are being released online, as well as one upcoming release.


 Change Location