World Box Office Analysis 2nd - 4th August 2019: Hobbs and Shaw top the box office on its debut weekend but Ne Zha holds firm at number 2
Robert Hyde |
6th August 2019 |
The Fast And Furious franchise deviates from the main line of films for an spin off in the shape of Hobbs and Shaw and the films scores a number one global hit on its debut while Chinese animation Ne Zha holds on at number 2 with its single country release.
Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw
The Fast & Furious spin off films starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham hits the top on its debut weekend with a $180.8 Million global gross from 64 countries.
This is a good debut for the movie but low for what the main series of films has done in recent episodes, still for a new franchise, all be it with built in audience, this is still not bad.
The Chinese animated movie from first time director Yu Yang continues to do well from its single market release as the film takes $122.7 Million over the weekend.
The film now has an incredible total gross of $336.4 Million after 2 weeks of release.
The Lion King
The live action version of animated originals continue to do well as the Jon Favreau movie takes $110.2 Million on its fourth weekend from 54 countries.
This also means that Disney continue to hit the one billion mark with their film as the films total global gross hits $1.2 Billion.
Another Chinese film hits the global box office this week as the second highest new film of the week lands at number 4 with a weekend gross of $53.3 Million from just 4 locations.
Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood
Tarantinos new film continues to do well and this week adds another $20 Million to its total gross, surprisingly the film is only released in one country.
This puts the Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt films total global gross at $78.8 Million after 2 weeks of release.