The latest installment in the DC universe, "Aquaman," is being launched from an estimated $ 70 million from 4,125 North American locations.
The forecast is at the top end of most predictions for the pre-Christmas period of the movie debut. "Aquaman" has accumulated $ 350.7 million internationally, including $ 18.9 million on Friday. Jason Momoa plays the lead role with Nicole Kidman, Amber Heard and Patrick Wilson.
Warner Bros. gave the film an expensive $ 200 million budget, which it has already regained overseas. It's the first stand-alone DCU movie since 2017, "Wonder Woman," which debuted $ 103 million last year and ultimately totaled $ 41
The newest addition to the Transformers franchise, "Bumblebee", ranks second with an estimated $ 22 million from 3,550 domestic locations, compared to "Mary Poppins" $ 21 million.
"Bumblebee" earned $ 8.46 million at $ 2.15 million on Thursday previews on Friday. The Paramount picture will open on January 4 in China, the most successful market of the Transformers franchise.
The sixth "Transformers" photo has forced Travis Knight to read out of the screenplay by Christina Hodson and not franchise director Michael Bay. Hailee Steinfeld plays the lead role in the prequel alongside John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Ortiz and Pamela Adlon. The sci-fi action movie was rated 94% by Rotten Tomatoes with the best result of all "Transformers" ratings and an A-Cinema score.
Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda's sequel "Mary Poppins" make their debut in 4,090 movie theaters and are slightly below previous forecasts. Rob Marshall directed the Disney movie, which has a 77% fresh rating from Rotten Tomatoes and A-CinemaScore. Ben Wishaw, Emily Mortimer, Dick Van Dyke, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep and Angela Lansbury also play a major role.
Sony-Marvel's "Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verses" Estimates Another $ 17.45 Million In the second series, she landed in fourth place, reaching a total of $ 65.5 million. The animated superhero movie earned $ 6.6 million on Friday on its China debut and took first place of the day.
Clint Eastwood's drama "The Mule" should round off the first five with about $ 9 million on the second weekend. In the first eight days, there were a total of 29.9 million US dollars.
The romantic comedy "Second Act" with Jennifer Lopez debuts at # 7 of 2,607 domestic sites. The STX Films picture should be around $ 7 million from a budget of $ 16 million, which is equivalent to previous estimates. Peter Segal was director of Justin Zackham and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas's screenplay, which follows Lopez as a low-paid employee who has the opportunity to fulfill her ambitions when a company fakes her for a strong adviser and she makes an important deal negotiates. Leah Remini and Vanessa Hudgens also play a major role. The film has a RT value of 42% and a B + CinemaScore.
At the special box office, the laureate and the foreign-language Oscar contribution "Cold War" will debut in Poland at three theaters for Amazon Studios. The Ida-Helmer Paweł Pawlikowski had his own screenplay.