‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Looks to Once Again Fend Off a Flurry of New Releases

Like last weekend, this weekend features five new wide releases, and while we’re forecasting Universal’s Hobbs & Shaw will finish atop the weekend box office for the third straight weekend in a row, it could be challenged by at least three of the weekend’s newcomers.

Challengers for that #1 spot include Universal’s R-rated comedy Good Boys, Sony’s Angry Birds 2 (which debuted on Tuesday) and Entertainment Studios’s 47 Meters Down: Uncaged.

Alternatively, Uar’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette and Warner’s Blinded by the Light look to be in a dogfight for tenth position as neither appears they will break out from the pack.

After a -58% drop last weekend and a second straight weekend at #1, Universal’s Hobbs & Shaw could join Glass and Avengers: Endgame as the only films to top the weekend box office three weekends in a row in 2019.

This weekend we’re expecting a -48% drop and a three-day around $13 million

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