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Pixar’s Onward Completes Quest for First Place at Box Office

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Disney and Pixar’s Onward took over first place at the box office with an estimated $40 million from 4,310 domestic theaters, an average of $9,280 per theater. Directed by Dan Scanlon (Monsters University), the movie also brought in $28 million from 47 international markets, for a global debut of $68 million.

Receiving an A- CinemaScore from audiences, Pixar’s Onward (read our review) features the voices of Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Octavia Spencer. The movie was inspired by Scanlon’s personal experiences with his brother. The film was produced by Kori Rae.

The Invisible Man Box Office

Dropping a spot to second place was Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man (Universal Pictures, Blumhouse), which added $15.2 million and has earned $52.7 million in North America after two weeks. Internationally, the thriller earned $17.3 million and is up to $45.6 million, for a worldwide total of $98.3 million.

Made for just $7 million, The Invisible Man stars Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.

The Way Back Box Office

Opening in third place was Warner Bros. Pictures drama The Way Back, starring Academy Award winner Ben Affleck (Argo, The Accountant). The film debuted with $8.5 million from 2,718 theaters, an average of $3,127 per location. From 14 overseas markets, The Way Back also brought in $640,000.

Receiving a B+ CinemaScore, the Gavin O’Connor-directed film also stars Al Madrigal (Night School), Michaela Watkins (TV’s Casual), Janina Gavankar (TV’s True Blood), and Glynn Turman (Bumblebee).

Sonic the Hedgehog Box Office

Fourth place belonged to Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog, which collected $8 million and has grossed $140.8 million after four weeks in theaters. The video game adaptation also added $12 million from 62 international markets and has an overseas total of $154.8 million, which puts it at $295.6 million worldwide.

Directed by Jeff Fowler, Sonic the Hedgehog stars Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik, James Marsden, Natasha Rothwell, Tika Sumpter, Neal McDonough, and Adam Pally. Ben Schwartz provided the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog.

The Call of the Wild Box Office

20th Century Studios’ The Call of the Wild rounded out the top five with $7 million. The adaptation of Jack London’s legendary adventure has earned $57.5 million domestically after three weeks. The movie added $4.8 million from 47 international markets and has reached $42.1 million there, for a global total of $99.6 million.

The Chris Sanders-directed movie stars Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, Dan Stevens, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford, Cara Gee, Michael Horse, Jean Louisa Kelly, Colin Woodell, Adam Fergus, and Abraham Benrubi.

Emma. Box Office

Focus Features expanded Emma. into 1,565 theaters, which allowed the film to jump to sixth place with $5 million. The adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved comedy has earned $6.9 million after three weeks in domestic theaters. Internationally, Emma has brought in $14 million, for a global total of $20.9 million.

Receiving a B CinemaScore, the Autumn de Wilde-directed film stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, Miranda Hart, Josh O’Connor, Callum Turner, Rupert Graves, Gemma Whelan, Amber Anderson, Tanya Reynolds, and Connor Swindells.

Bad Boys for Life Box Office

Sony Pictures’ Bad Boys for Life added $3 million domestically in seventh place, which brings the sequel’s North American total to $202 million after eight weeks. At the international box office, the third installment has grossed $213 million and the global total is at $415 million.

Directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, Bad Boys for Life stars Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Joe Pantoliano, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Jacob Scipio, Paola Nuñez, Kate Del Castillo, and Nicky Jam.

Birds of Prey Box Office

Coming in at No. 8 was Warner Bros. Pictures’ Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), which added $2.2 million its fifth weekend and has earned $82.6 million. The DC pic’s international total is up to $113.2 million and worldwide sum is $195.8 million.

The Cathy Yan-directed movie stars Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya, Chris Messina as Victor Zsasz, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra “Cass” Cain, and Ewan McGregor as Roman Sionis.

Impractical Jokers: The Movie

Dropping two spots to ninth place, truTV’s Impractical Jokers: The Movie earned $1.8 million and is at $9.7 million after three weeks.

Directed by Chris Henchy and produced by Funny or Die, the movie stars James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn, Joe Gatto, and Sal Vulcano, also known as the comedy troupe The Tenderloins.

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Box Office

And Funimation’s My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising added $1.5 million in tenth place and has brought its two-week total to $12.7 million. That is already more than double the total box office of the first My Hero Academia movie, which earned just under $6 million in 2018. Heroes Rising has also earned $15.1 million overseas, for a worldwide total of $27.8 million.

Directed by Kenji Nagasaki, the film is presented in Japanese with English subtitles and an English dub. The cast includes Kousuke Toriumi, Mio Imada, Shunsuke Takeuchi, Tomoyo Kurosawa, Yoshio Inoue, Yūichi Nakamura, and Yuka Terasaki.

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Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

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