Posted October 10, 2019 06:37:53A new Warner Bros. release has taken in $2,829,567 on Friday, which is an 8% decline from the weekend prior and a new all-time record for a new film.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey earned $3,934,924 on Friday.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has earned $2.,731,743 so far on Friday in its third weekend of wide release.
That is the biggest opening day for a film in its fourth weekend of release.
The studio has also seen a big opening day at the domestic box office for The Hobbit movies, with The Descendants opening at $2 million on its first weekend in theaters.
The latest installment of the Hobbit franchise will come out on October 25.
The Descendents is one of three Hobbit movies to make $1 million in domestic grosses.
The others are The Descent and The Battle of Five Armies, which have earned $500,000-$1 million.
The Despicable Me 3 is currently on track to earn $1.5 million in its first three days of release, but it could be a long shot.
The third Hobbit film is expected to open at least $30 million domestically, which would be the biggest debut for a Disney animated film.
A new Disney/Marvel film, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, has earned nearly $2 billion at the international box office.
The film opened on July 5 and grossed $3.1 billion worldwide.
Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War is on track for $7 billion worldwide this weekend, which should be the highest grossing film of 2019.
The fourth Avengers film, Avengers: The Infinity War, will be the second-biggest movie of all time behind The Avengers in 2019.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom earned $6.8 million on Friday to bring its domestic total to $62.5M.
That’s the best debut for the dinosaur-themed film, which opened in June.
The movie is also the second highest-grossing Disney movie ever.
It looks like the first Jurassic World movie will get a sequel after Jurassic World: The Lost World was delayed a little over two months.
Lion King is playing in 2,000 theaters on Friday and has earned a massive $6,722,869 on its second weekend of theaters, which puts it on track at $68.5-$70 million domestically.
Wreck-It Ralph earned $5,918,858 on Friday for a domestic total of $9.8 billion, which will easily eclipse the previous record holder, Avatar: The Last Airbender, which has earned more than $20 billion worldwide at the global box office, and is currently the second biggest movie ever with $10.7 billion.
Coco Chanel’s Beauty and the Beast is opening in 2.4 million theaters this weekend and has grossed more than double its previous opening.
Kylie Jenner’s Beauty And The Beast is still the No. 1 movie on Friday with a $5.4M weekend, but she is down 10% from her opening weekend, when she scored $8.5.
In its fourth day of release this weekend with a total of 4,749 theaters, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has earned an estimated $4.4 billion.
The first Spider-man sequel opened to $14.8B in its second day of play and is now the highest-earning movie in history at the worldwide box office with a cumulative $82.4B.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is still sitting at $51.3M with a four-day gross of $185.4MM.
On Thursday, Disney/ABC’s The Lego Movie earned $4,092,788 on Friday night, which brings its weekend total to over $70.8.
The Lego film has now earned $931.3 million internationally, including $622.7M in China.
This is the second weekend that a new Lego film opened to better than $3M domestically.
The new film, Lego Movie: The Power of Two, is scheduled to open on Oct. 21.
Halloween is also opening to a strong $4M in theaters this Friday.
Universal/20th Century Fox’s Black Panther earned $1,891,079 on Friday from 3,087 theaters in the U.S. That makes the film the fourth biggest film ever with an estimated domestic gross of more than$1 billion.
Black Panther is the highest earning film in history with an international total of over $1 billion, and has a global total of more $1 trillion.
After three weeks of previews, Lionsgate’s Risen is set to open in 2