US Box Office Weekend 19 - 21 April 2019: Audience go for the scares of The Curse Of La Llorona on its debut weekend
Robert Hyde |
23rd April 2019 |
It may have been the lowest grossing weekend in the US for a decade but people chose the pre Avengers: Endgame weekend to scare themselves with The Conjuring Universe horror film The Curse Of La Llorona.
The Curse Of La Llorona
From the Universe of The Conjuring, Annabelle and The Nun comes another offshoot as audience in the US chose to be scared by the ever popular series.
The new film from director Michael Chaves took $26.5 million on its debut weekend of release.
Falling to number 2 this weekend is the DC Universe superhero movie that takes $17.3 million on its 3rd weekend of release.
The film has now taken $121 million in the US and has now surpasses $100 million milestone.
Audiences not in the mood to be scared this weekend instead went for this true life drama which enters the box office at number 3 with a debut weekend gross of $11.1 million, $14.6 million with previews.
The superhero character will be in cinemas again this coming weekend as part of Avengers: Endgame, but her solo movie debut is still at number 4 on the chart this week.
The Brie Larson starring film takes $9.1 million on its 7th weekend to boost its total US gross to $400 million meaning it has now surpassed another milestone.
2 weeks in and the age bending comedy falls to number 5 with a $8.4 million weeeknd pushing its total gross to $29.3 million.
The live action remake of the classic animation has not been the biggest hit for Disney or director Tim Burton but this week is at number 6 and surpasses the $100 million milestone after 4 weeks of release.