Weekend Full Of Wonder At Box Office
WINNIPEG, MB. — It was a weekend full of wonder at the box office.
Wonder Woman opened in first place with $100.5-million.
The Warner Bros. epic was met with critical acclaim and positive word-of-mouth.
Globally, it raked in $223-million over its first three days on a $149-million budget.
Wonder Woman’s opening was also historic.
It’s the biggest opening for a major film directed by a woman.
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie was a distant second.
It opened with $23.5-million from 3,434 theatres.
Johnny Depp’s latest swashbuckler fantasy fell to third in its second week.
The Disney epic grossed $21.6-million for a domestic haul of $114.6-million.
Globally, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has raked in nearly $508-million.
The top 10 box office numbers from the weekend follow below:
|2||—||Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie||$23.5-million||New|
|3||1||Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales||$21.6-million||2|
|4||2||Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2||$9.7-million||5|
|9||6||Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul||$1.2-million||3|
|10||8||King Arthur: Legend of the Sword||$1.2-million||4|
—Andrew McCrea, MyToba Movies
Photo – Warner Bros.