Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Zooms to $68M, ‘Dolittle’ Bombs With $30M
While one Hollywood reboot successfully restarted a film franchise at the weekend box office, moviegoers banished the other to pasture.Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’ Bad Boys for Life — opening 17 years after the last installment in their action comedy franchise hit the big screen — zoomed to an estimated $68.1 million over the four-day Martin Luther King Jr.
weekend, including $59.2 million for the three days.
That’s the second-best showing ever for the holiday, and Sony’s biggest R-rated opening.Universal’s Dolittle wasn’t so fortunate.
The big-budget pic, starring Robert Downey Jr.
in his …
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