Matthew McConaughey was one of the worst debuts in his career, Oscar nominees saw only modest bumps and M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass" easily remained number one on a quiet weekend in theaters.  ANNE HATHAWAY SAYS THAT HE WILL DRINK WITH MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY
FOR 18 YEARS AT NIGHT NIGHT. The two new releases of the weekend – McConaughey's Tropic Noir "Serenity" and the updated King Arthur tale "The Kid Who Be King" moviegoers who instead continued to flock to "Glass" and Kevin Hard's "The Upside".
Shyamalan's sequel to "Unbreakable" and "Split" sold $ 19 million on Sunday, a decent 53 percent decline from the opening weekend. In 10 days after his release, Shyamalan's self-financed thriller has earned $ 73.6 million and $ 162.7 million globally.
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"The Upside" with Hart and Bryan Cranston With $ 12.2 million on the third weekend, he was in second place.
The biggest newcomer to the weekend, "The Kid Who Would Be King," opened badly at $ 7.3 million against $ 59 million. The Working Title produced version of 20th Century Fox was written and directed by Joe Cornish, the filmmaker "Attack of the Block." In his modern London version of the legend, a working class boy pulls Excalibur out of a stone.
Although "The Kid Who Would Become King" made good reviews (86 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes) and very satisfying audience (who gave it a B-plus CinemaScore), Cornish's movie was on the lower side of the already undervalued one Expectations.
Kleiner was still "Serenity" from the recently established distributor Aviron Pictures. Although she starred with a respected director (Steven Knight, the creator of "Peaky Blinders" and producer of "Locke" from 2013) and a star cast with Anne Hathaway and Jason Clarke, "Serenity" made only a small amount at the box office Disruption ticket sales in the amount of 4.8 million US dollars.
M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN & # 39; GLASS & # 39; TOPS Disappointed BOX OFFICE WEEKEND
The movie about a fishing boat captain on a mysterious island was cursed by critics (21 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes) and the audience with a D-plus CinemaScore. The film, which was produced for around $ 25 million, is one of McConaughey's weakest debuts with far-reaching releases, behind the "Gold" of 2017 and "Larger Than Life" of 1996. For Hathaway, this is a new low.
Several Academy Award winners added theaters to use the nominations on Tuesday. Peter Farrelly's "Green Book", nominated for five awards, including the Best Picture, received the largest achievement and received $ 5.4 million for its widest release yet (2,430 theaters in its 11th release week).
"Green Book" was the only Oscar film to break the top 10. It also raised $ 2.5 million domestically.
On Wednesday, an exposure published by The Atlantic published numerous allegations of sexual assault against minors against Bryan Singer, Freddie Mercury's Director of Biopics. Singer, who was released from production during filming, has denied the allegations.
"The Favorite", in which "Roma" was associated with one of the 10 leading Oscar nominations, increased the number of 517 theaters at the 1,540 locations by 2.6 million US dollars. Dick Cheney's critical biopic "Vice" also expanded and raised $ 1.8 million from 1,557 theaters.
"GREEN BOOK", "A STAR IS BORN", "BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY" AND "VICE" LEAD OSCAR NOMINATIONS
The weekend was also quiet for the low standards in January. According to Comscore, ticket sales declined 30 percent compared to the same weekend last year. After a record cash in 2018, the slow start in 2019 puts Hollywood in a hole. Total ticket sales were 12.7 percent lower than in the previous year.
"Once Upon a Deadpool," the PG-13 version of "Deadpool 2," was the # 1 movie in China to open at $ 21.4 million.
Estimated ticket sales Friday through Sunday in American and Canadian cinemas, according to Comscore. If available, the latest international numbers are also included for Friday through Sunday. The final domestic figures will be released on Monday.
. 1 "Glass", 19 million US dollars (internationally 23 million US dollars).
. 2 "The Upside," $ 12.2 million.
. 3 "Aquaman", $ 7.4 million.
. 4 "The kid who would become king", 7.3 million dollars.
. 5 "Spider-Man: In the Spider Verse," $ 6.2 million.
. 6 "Green Book", $ 5.4 million.
. 7 "A dog walk home", 5.2 million dollars.
. 8 "Serenity", 4.8 million dollars.
. 9 "Escape Room", 4.3 million dollars.
10th "Mary Poppins Returns," $ 3.1 million.