Sony’s Animation movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” delivers strong result at the box office with $35.4 million debut.
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” took the number one spot and beat another newcomers “The Mule” and “Mortal Engines”.
Internationally, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” brings an estimated total $21 million from 44 markets, led by a $3.3 million opening in South Korea, followed by the UK ($2.9m), Russia ($2.3m) and Australia ($2.3m). The film will add an additional 11 markets next weekend including openings in China and Spain.
Warner Bros.s new film from Clint Eastwood, “The Mule” delivered solid result with $17.2 million opening from 2,588 locations in Amerika and currently sitting at the runner-up on our list. “The Mule” received positif reviews from critics and received an “A-“from CinemaScore.
Universal and Illumination’s “The Grinch” finished at the third position in our list with an estimated $11.58 million in its sixth week released. “The Grinch” has now grossed nearly $240 million domestically to go along with $133.4 million internationally after adding an additional $23.3 million overseas this weekend including a $2.9 million opening in China and a $2.3 million debut in Japan.
Disney’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet” went down from number one to number four on our list this weekend. “Ralph Breaks the Internet” brought an estimate $9.58 million with total gross almost $155 million. Internationally, Ralph added $7.9 million this weekend and grossed over $285 million.
Newcomer Universal’s “Mortal Engines” finished at the top five on our list. “Mortal Engines” delivered only $7.5 million opening under its budget $100 million. The film suffered from mixed reviews from critics and earned “B-” CinemaScore. Internationally, “Mortal Engines” didn’t really performed well either, “Mortal Engines” opened in 54 markets and grossed only $34.8 million so far.