Warner Bros. 'latest DC superhero movie "Aquaman" has struck a three-day weekend in North America worth $ 67.4 million. That gives the underwater hero – played by Jason Momoa – the US box office for the weekend and contributes to the already huge overall balance of the film.
"Aquaman" has so far earned $ 482.8 million worldwide, having opened it internationally earlier this month. In China, the second largest cinema market in the world, this is $ 232 million.
Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns" came in second with $ 22.2 million at the weekend box office. The sequel to the Disney classic of 1
The film pushed the US box office of Disney 2018 to over $ 3 billion and helped set a domestic box office record for a single studio.
Paramount's "Bumblebee", the next installment in the Transformers franchise, has cost $ 21 million in the United States. The film starring Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena was a big hit with critics and was the best-discussed film in the series with 94% on the reviewing side Rotten Tomatoes.
The three major films this weekend contributed to a strong box office that moves. Hollywood will close the year with an increase of 7.5% over the previous year, says Comscore.
Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore, points out that every movie is expected to gain importance next week thanks to the Christmas holidays.
"The time between Christmas and New Year is one of the busiest weeks of the year in the Cineplex," he said. "And all that should lead to a very strong 2019 in theaters."