US Box Office Analysis 9 - 11 August 2019: Hobbs and Shaw make is a second weekend at the top with Scary Stories coming in as the highest new film
Robert Hyde |
15th August 2019 |
Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw stays at the top of the American box office for a second weekend while the Guillermo del Toro presented Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark is the top new entry of the weekend.
Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw
The franchise film starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham stays at the top for a second weekend with a gross of $25.4 Million which pushes the films total gross over the $100 Million mark to $108 Million.
The David Leitch directed movie wont hit the dizzey heights of the latter Fast anf Furious movies but it is still a good summer hit for the franchise.
Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark
We are fast approaching the horror film season and this weekend we got this fright fest from director Andre Ovredal which is the top new film of the weekend at number 2.
The film scores a nice $20.8 Million on its debut weekend of release.
The Lion King
Hitting dizzy heights still is Jon Favreau remake of the 1993 animated feature which this week falls to 3 with $20 Million pushing its total to a massive $473.1 Million.
This makes it the second highest grossing film if the year in America behind the Marvel mega hit Avengers: Endgame.
Dora And The Lost City Of Gold
Starring Benicio Del Toro and Madelyn Miranda the subject matter of Dora The Explorer seemes an odd one to bring to the big screen due to its educational content on the Nickelodeon channel.
Still lets not let the source material get in the way of a good money spinner and the James Bobin directed young Lara Croft comes in at number 4 this week with $17 Million.
Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino biggest film for some time falls to number 5 this week with $11.6 Million pushing the films total gross just over the $100 Million mark in America.
Another Disney live action movie hitting grand heights this week and 12 weeks on the Genie movie starring Will Smith has taken $352.7 Million.