> US Box Office Analysis weekend 9 - 11 November 2018: The Grinch shoots to the top of the box office
Date published: Wed, 4th September 2019
The animated film from Illumination who also brought us Horton Hears A Who makes its debut with a vert impressive $66 million opening weekend.
The most recent version of the film starring Jim Carey and directed by Ron Howard opened to $55 million back in 2000.
The Queen film drops to number 2 on its second weekend of release with $30 million which brings its total to just over $100 million.
Famed director JJ Abrahams has his name all over this film and with good reason as it has had a good responce from critics and public alike.
Directed by Julius Avery the film takes $10 million on its debut weekend to see it land at number 3.
Dropping considerably in its second weekend of release the Disney film takes $9.5 million to boost its total to $35.2 million and is at number 4 this week.
Last of three new releases on the top 5 this week is a sequel of sorts as the book its based on is from the universe of The Girl With The Dragon tattoo.
Taking $8 million from the weekend this is lower than the US adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo from 2011 with took $12.7 million on its debut.
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