US Box Office Analysis Weekending 16 - 18 November 2018: The Crimes of Grindelwald steals number 1 on its debut
Robert Hyde |
19th November 2018 |
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.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald
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.