“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” Won the Box Office, But It Made Less Than Expected

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” won the box office this weekend, but its $49 million opening weekend was down from the early estimates of $60- to $65 million.  The previous “Godzilla” movie opened with $93.2 million in 2014. The Elton John movie “Rocketman” also debuted in the Top 3 with $25 million.  Here’s the Top 10 . . .

 

1.  NEW:  “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”, $49 million

 

2.  “Aladdin”, $42.3 million.  Up to $185 million in its 2nd week.

 

3.  NEW:  “Rocketman”, $25 million

 

4.  NEW:  “Ma”, $18.3 million

 

5. “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum”, $11.1 million.  Up to $125.8 million in its 3rd week. 

 

6.  “Avengers: Endgame”, $7.8 million.  Up to $815.5 million in its 6th week.

 

7.  “Detective Pikachu”, $6.7 million.  Up to $130.6 million in its 4th week.

 

8.  “Booksmart”, $3.3 million.  Up to $14.4 million in its 2nd week. 

 

9.  “Brightburn”, $2.3 million.  Up to $14.2 million in its 2nd week. 

 

10.  “The Hustle”, $1.3 million.  Up to $33.2 million in its 4th week.

 

 

(Box Office Mojo)

 

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