With the release of a new film from JK Rowlings Wizarding World there was no doubt it would dominate the world on its debut, but worrying for Warner Bros. it is the lowest opening for a film from the fantasy world.
Opening into a very wide 80 countries the latest film from the author and universe that brought us Harry Potter takes $253.2 million on its debut week.
Despite the strong opening across the world this was still lower that the first Fantastic Beasts film and the lowest of any film from the Harry Potter Wizarding World.
The Freddy Mercury film continues to do well across the globe and this week sits at number 2 with $61 million taken from 79 countries.
The Sony villain movie is still getting a boost from its second wind since its release in China and this week falls to 3 with $57 million from 66 countries.
The Dr Seuss film is doing well in the US and UK which is keeping the film at number 4 this week with $47.5 million taken from just 24 countries.
The Steve McQueen directed movie gets a boost from its North American release and enters the top 5 with a weekly gross of $15 million from 20 countries.
Just missing out on a place in the top 5 this week is Mark Wahlberg's latest film which still manages to enter the global box office at 6 with $14.7 million from a single country.
With the release of Fantastic Bests: The Crimes Of Grindelwald the Wizarding World continues but series fatigue is starting to creep in with the lowest opening for a film from the series.
Like all the other films from the Wizarding World the Fantastic Bests sequel opens at the top of the box office with $62.2 million, the lowest of the series to date.
There is nothing to worry about yet for Warner Bros. and JK Rowling but as this is a chaser movie with no conclusion they are going to have to pull something out of the bag for part 3 not to turn more people away.
After making its debut at the top last week the animated telling of the Dr Seuss film falls to number 2 this week with $38.1 million taking tis total to $126.5 million.
Third week on the box office chart and the Queen film falls to 3 with a $15 million weekend taking its total to $127.8 million.
New entry at number 4 for this family feel good movie starring Isabela Moner and Mark Wahlberg as foster parents, the film makes $14.7 million.
Another new entry the close out the top 5 as Steve McQueens new movie starring Viola Davis and Liam Neeson takes $12.3 million.
The film has a US gross of $66,679,272 and is the 1082th top US domestic film.Popular in: United Kingdom