“Maleficent 2” Didn’t Meet Expectations, But Still Won the Box Office

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” performed well below expectations, but still managed to win the box office.  It earned $36 million.  The original“Maleficent”opened with almost twice that . . . $69.4 million . . . five years ago. “Joker” is still hanging in there at #2, while“Zombieland 2” opened in third place.  Here’s the Top 10 . . .

 

 

 

1.  NEW: “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”, $36 million.

 

2. “Joker”, $29.2 million.  Up to $247.2 million in its 3rd week.

 

3.  NEW: “Zombieland 2: Double Tap”, $26.7 million.

 

4.  “The Addams Family”, $16.1 million.  Up to $56.8 million in its 2nd week.

 

5. “Gemini Man”, $8.5 million.  Up to $36.5 million in its 2nd week.

 

6. “Abominable”, $3.5 million.  Up to $53.9 million in its 4th week.

 

7. “Downton Abbey”, $3.1 million.  Up to $88.6 million in its 5th week.

 

8.  “Judy”, $2.1 million.  Up to $19 million in its 4th week.

 

9. “Hustlers”, $2.05 million.  Up to $101.9 million in its 6th week.

 

10.  “It: Chapter 2”, $1.5 million.  Up to $209.7 million in its 7th week.

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