‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ and ‘Dark Phoenix’ Look to Lead Weekend Box Office

The 2019 yearly box office continues to improve, currently closing the year-to-year gap to a -7.5% difference after a strong week that began with Godzilla-King-of-the-monsters-2019-movie-posters/”>Godzilla: King of the Monsters topping the weekend box office, but it has been Disney’s Aladdin that is making the most waves lately, surpassing $500 million globally today while moving ahead of Godzilla as the week’s top performing title.

This weekend will continue the trend with a top twelve that should threaten a combined $175 million, well ahead of the same weekend last year, led by new releases in Universal’s The Secret Life of Pets 2 and Fox’s final chapter in their X-Men franchise, Dark Phoenix.

At the top of this weekend’s box office look for Universal’s latest animated collaboration with Illumination, The Secret Life of Pets 2, to deliver a $50+ million performance, which is well behind the $104 million debut for the original.

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