‘Ralph’ Reigns Over Slow Weekend at the Box Office While ‘Aquaman’ Dominates in China Debut
The domestic weekend was, for the most part, as light as was expected.
While it wasn’t the lowest grossing weekend of the year so far, it was the second lowest with the top twelve delivering a combined $77.8 million.
This is all in advance of what should be a profitable holiday season to come and we got a hint as to just how profitable it could be with the launch of WB’s Aquaman in China this weekend where the film delivered a massive $93.6 million, becoming the #1 film globally from one market alone.
Beginning with the domestic box office, while it looked like it might be neck-and-neck between Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet and Universal and Illumination’s The Grinch at the top of the box office following Friday’s estimates, Ralph carried the weekend as expected, though The Grinch wasn’t far behind.
Ralph brought in an estimated $16.1 million for the weekend,
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