‘The Upside’ is #1 at the Weekend Box Office While ‘Aquaman’ Tops $1 Billion Worldwide
That said, Aquaman isn’t exactly focused on its runner-up position domestically as the film is now the first in the DC Extended Universe to top $1 billion at the global box office.
As for the rest of the week’s new wide releases, Sony’s A Dog’s Way Home delivered on studio expectations while Entertainment Studios’s sci-fi thriller Replicas failed to place within the weekend top ten.
With an estimated $19.59 million, STXFilms’s The Upside topped the weekend box office, dramatically outperforming expectations heading into the weekend.
The remake of the popular French film The Intouchables, The Upside stars Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston, and while the reviews were mixed heading into the weekend, opening day audiences seemed to enjoy themselves, giving the film an “A” CinemaScore, which bodes well for the film’s future.
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