Box Office: Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea Family Funeral’ Takes on ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’
Universal and DreamWorks’ “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” is heading for a repeat victory at the domestic box office.The final chapter in the “How to Train Your Dragon” trilogy could add another $27 million to $36 million in its second week of release if it sees a hold similar to its predecessors.
The animated threequel debuted last weekend with a series-best $55 million.
Since this weekend is light on new releases, that haul should easily be enough to top North American box office charts.Lionsgate’s “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral” looks to have the best start among newcomers.
The final installment in Perry’s “Madea” franchise” is opening this weekend alongside “Greta,” a thriller starring Isabelle Huppert and Chloe Grace Moretz.Perry is bidding a final farewell to his long-running Madea character.
The 11th installment in the series is expected to make $18 million to $20 million when it launches in 2,400 locations,
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