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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

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie was a distant second.

It opened with $23.5-million from 3,434 theatres.

Pirates

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:

Now Prev Film Gross Week #
1 Wonder Woman $100.5-million New
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
5 3 Baywatch $8.5-million 2
6 4 Alien: Covenant $4-million 3
7 5 Everything, Everything $3.3-million 3
8 7 Snatched $1.3-million 4
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.

Andrew McCrea is a hard news junkie with a passion for crime reporting. He studied business, media production, and journalism at Red River College earning two diplomas. McCrea also loves cinema, creative writing, and programming websites and software.
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