‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Holds off Madea’s ‘Family Funeral’ at Box Office

Universal and DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World was able to fend off Lionsgate’s release of Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral and retain the weekend’s #1 spot at the box office even though Perry’s final outing as Madea outperformed expectations with the fourth best opening in the now nine-film franchise.

Focus’s Greta settled outside the top five in its debut weekend, while Universal’s Best Picture winner, Green Book, saw a strong bump following its Oscar night win.

With an estimated $30 million, Universal’s How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World dipped -45% in its second weekend, pushing the film’s domestic cume to $97.6 million after ten days in release.

The film dipped a little more than we expected heading into the weekend, but still managed to hold on better than the second film in the franchise over its sophomore frame as it is still outpacing

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