Box Office: ‘In the Heights’ Disappoints With $11 Million Opening Weekend
“In the Heights,” the acclaimed adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway show, didn’t hit all the right notes in its box office debut.The Warner Bros.
musical generated a wane $11.4 million from 3,456 U.S.
theaters in its first four days of release, below earlier expectations suggesting the feel-good film would reach $20 million.
“In the Heights” also opened on HBO Max, the streaming service owned by the studio’s parent company WarnerMedia, though the company didn’t report its digital viewership.In a surprise defeat, Paramount’s “A Quiet Place Part II” returned to the No.
1 spot in its third outing with $11.65 million from 3,800 screens.
To date, the sequel has amassed $108.9 million, making it the first blockbuster since the onset of Covid-19 to cross the $100 million mark in the U.S.
At the international box office, “A Quiet Place” had collected $75 million, bringing its global bounty to a strong $183 million.
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