‘Godzilla’ Looks to Become King of the Weekend Box Office
The box office continues to improve as we get deeper into the summer movie season.
At the beginning of the month the 2019 box office was -11.7% behind last year, but with the end of May on our doorstep we are currently -9.4% behind last year with the month of May just a shade behind May 2018 and the summer movie season currently pacing just ahead of Summer 2018, which ranked as the fourth largest summer of all-time.
Looking to maintain the positive trend, this weekend will see Disney’s Aladdin follow-up a strong, Memorial Day weekend debut while three new releases vie for a spot in the top five.
Among them, WB’s release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters is expected to deliver a #1 finish while Paramount’s Rocketman debuts after a strong opening in the UK last weekend and Blumhouse’s latest thriller Ma is also looking to spark some attention from the horror audience.
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