World Box Office Analysis 23rd - 25th August 2019: Hobbs and Shaw go back to the top after fantastic Chinese opening, Angel Has Fallen is top new film
Robert Hyde |
26th August 2019 |
Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw finally gets a Chinese release and flies back to the top of the global box office while a quiet overall weekend has Angel Has Fallen the highest new film.
Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw
The Fast & Furious franchise movie gets a release in China, where these films have always done well, and takes $101 Million on its debut pushing the film back to the top of the global box office.
The films total weekend gross is $128 Million from 69 territories after 4 weeks of release which pushes its total gross to $588 Million, it will end its box office run as the third top grossing film of the franchise.
The Lion King
Disneys mammoth remake rises back to number 2 this weekend with a gross of $38 Million from 57 countries after 7 weeks of release.
The film has followed suit with other Disney remakes of animated movies and takes over a billion, this remake has gone one better than Beauty And The Beast and gone over $1.5 Billion and become the highest grossing remake to date.
Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood
Tarantino's celebrated look at late 60's Hollywood falls to 3 this week with a gross of $33 Million from 56 countries after 5 weeks of release.
The film which will be one of the highest grossing non-Disney films by the end of the year has taken $239.7 Million to date.
Angel Has Fallen
Highest new film of the week is the Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman starring movie which is the third in the Fallen series which takes $29.6 Million from 31 countries which is in the same ball park as the previous film London Has Fallen.
The Chinese produces animated movie takes $22.9 Million on its 5th weekend of release from 2 countries.
The Film has now taken an amazing $648.5 Million, with most of that from just a single territory.