Box Office: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Stays Victorious, ‘Madea Family Funeral’ Scores Strong Debut

After a close race for the top spot in North America, Universal and DreamWorks’ “Dragon-The-Hidden-World-2019-movie-posters/”>How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” pulled ahead to secure the domestic box office crown.The final installment in the “Dragon” trilogy stayed strong, adding another $30 million in its second weekend of release.

The animated adventure is just shy of the $100 million mark in North America with its domestic tally currently sitting at $97.6 million.While “How to Train Your Dragon 3” fended off newcomers to repeat No.

1, Tyler Perry’s “A Madea Family Funeral” still had a solid start of its own.

Perry bid a farewell to his long-running Madea character in the 11th and final installment in the 15-year franchise.

It opened ahead of expectations, pocketing $27 million from 2,442 theaters.“Madea Family Funeral,” which Perry directs, stars, and produces, marks the end of his partnership with Lionsgate.

Like previous “Madea” entries, audiences were more receptive

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