‘It 2’ Repeats at #1, ‘Hustlers’ Exceeds Expectations & ‘The Goldfinch’ Flies into a Wall
It was a mixed bag of a weekend for Warner Bros.
which saw It: Chapter Two deliver a strong hold and retain the weekend’s #1 spot at the box office, but their new release, The Goldfinch, bombed, delivering one of the worst openings ever for a wide release.
Alternatively, STXfilms’s Hustlers exploded out of the gates with the studio’s largest opening in its five year history as well as star Jennifer Lopez’s largest live-action opening of all-time.
With an estimated $40.7 million, WB and New Line’s It: Chapter Two topped the weekend for the second week in a row, dipping just -55% compared to its opening weekend and pushing the film’s domestic cume over $153 million after ten days in release.
In addition to that, the horror sequel added another $47 million internationally this weekend for a global tally that now stands at $323.3 million.
That total includes a $4.7 million #1 opening in France while
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