Universal To Come In 1st, 2nd, & 3rd With ‘F9,’ ‘The Boss Baby: Family Business,’ & ‘The Forever Purge’
After months of the box office cycling between revving up and stalling out, we’ve finally seen some real summer blockbuster numbers with F9: The Fast Saga’s $70 million opening last weekend, leading the charge for an overall weekend total that came in at just under $100 million.
This Fourth of July weekend looks to continue the stride, with three new wide releases, two coming from Universal, which will give the studio the top three with F9, The Boss Baby: Family Business, and The Forever Purge.
With Black Widow coming next weekend and a string of big films over the next month, our box office future is starting to look much brighter.F9 should top the charts again as it takes its victory lap.
60% second weekend drops are the norm for the series, which would put it at roughly $28 million, though with the holiday weekend we may see a stronger hold than usual.
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