Walt Disney and Tim Burton took hold of the Top Spot at the Box Office this weekend as the live-action remake of “Dumbo” finished first with $45.9 million, shy of almost $15 million of its projection before the weekend. With an average of $10,798 per 4,259 theaters, it was able to cash in on the POPCORN AWARD.

On the other end of the spectrum, faith-based film “Unplanned” shattered expectations, finishing at the #4 spot and earning $6.3 million. Its projection had it more in line to make $1.5 million, so that’s almost $5 million more, beating out “Five Feet Apart” for that fourth place.

“The Beach Bum” was able to round out the Top Ten in its debut, but became one of the lowest earning Matthew McConaughey films of all-time, earning just $1.7 million, with titles like “Surfer, Dude” ($65,600) and “The Paperboy” ($777,700) being the only ones below it after adjusting for inflation. Even director Harmony Korine’s previous film “Spring Breakers” earned $4.8 million once it was past its limited release.

A few titles earned rockets, finding a place on the List this weekend. “Hotel Mumbai,” starring Dev Patel, jumped thirty-one spots to land at the #8 spot, earning THREE ROCKETS and the GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD with an increase of +3,529.4%. “The Aftermath,” starring Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, and Alexander Skarsgård, landed at the #18 spot, jumping fifteen spots from last weekend. Lastly, “The Hummingbird Project,” also starring Alexander Skarsgård as well as Jesse Eisenberg and Salma Hayek, jumped seventeen spots to round out the List at #25. “The Mustang” was also able to jump up eight spots from last weekend, grabbing the #14 spot.

All the other films on the List fell, including several that fell over five spots, including “No Manches Frida 2,” “Alita: Battle Angel,” “Green Book,” “Isn’t It Romantic?,” “Fighting With My Family,” and “What Men Want.” Falling completely off the List were two foreign films in “Badla” and “More Than Blue,” as well as the 20th-anniversary re-release of “Cruel Intentions,” which debuted last weekend. Also, Universal Pictures has “Happy Death Day 2U” and “Glass” fall off the List, as well as their affiliate Focus Features losing “Captive State” in only its third weekend.

Next weekend belongs to the new Warner Bros. Pictures and DC release “Shazam” as it aims for a $52 million debut. With good word of mouth thus far that number could end up much higher. Paramount Pictures has the latest Stephen King adaptation hitting theaters, with the scary looking “Pet Sematary” looking to try and steal second place with a $28 million debut. Also looking for a spot will be STX’s Oscar hopeful “The Best of Enemies,” starring Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Hensen, which will try and lock in a $7.5 million first weekend. “High Life” and “Peterloo” could make a splash somewhere on the List too, but no projections are currently available.

Making room for these films will likely be the ones falling fast. “Green Book,” “Aquaman,” and “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” are currently available on home video and digital, so there’s most definitely a ticking clock on those three. “Isn’t It Romantic?” was the biggest loser of the weekend, putting a target on its back as well. And not much buzz was placed on “The Hummingbird Project,” so the fact that it squeaked onto the List this weekend could easily mean it falls off next weekend.

BOX OFFICE KING: “Dumbo” (2019)
BOX OFFICE QUEEN: “Us” (2019)
POPCORN AWARD*: “Dumbo” (2019)
GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD**: “Hotel Mumbai”

# Title Weekend Total Budget Week LW CH
1 Dumbo (2019) (Dis)
$45,990,748 ($45,990,748) $170m* 1st N
2 Us (2019) (Uni)
$33,229,640 ($127,844,080) $20m 2nd #1 down
3 Captain Marvel (BV)
$20,664,264 ($353,970,079) $152m* 4th #2 down
4 Unplanned (PFR)
$6,382,298 ($6,382,298) $6m 1st N even
5 Five Feet Apart (LGF)
$6,197,557 ($35,823,158) $7m* 3rd #4 down
6 Wonder Park (Par)
$5,011,027 ($37,952,814) $100m* 3rd #3 down
7 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Uni)
$4,371,920 ($153,105,930) $129m 6th #5 down
8 Hotel Mumbai (BST)
$3,196,209 ($3,311,688) ** 2nd #39
9 Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral (LGF)
$2,677,413 ($70,016,583) $20m* 5th #6 down
10 The Beach Bum (Neon)
$1,763,070 ($1,763,070) $5m* 1st N even
11 Gloria Bell (A24)
$1,055,106 ($4,122,112) ** 4th #8 down
12 No Manches Frida 2 (PNT)
$896,944 ($8,044,371) ** 3rd #7 downdown
13 The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (WB)
$601,074 ($104,653,507) $99m* 8th #9 down
14 The Mustang (Focus) $597,581 ($1,001,760) ** 3rd #22
15 Alita: Battle Angel (Fox)
$507,839 ($84,914,348) $170m 7th #10 downdown
16 Apollo 11 (Neon)
$411,606 ($7,662,905) ** 5th #12 down
17 The Upside (STX)
$375,958 ($107,486,536) $37.5m 12th #15 down
18 The Aftermath (FoxS)
$326,814 ($573,567) ** 3rd #33
19 Green Book (Uni) $266,270 ($84,484,806) $23m 20th #14 downdown
20 Isn’t It Romantic (WB)
$263,525 ($48,103,569) $5m* 7th #13 downdown
21 Fighting with My Family (MGM)
$259,743 ($22,519,562) $11m* 7th #16 downdown
22 What Men Want (Par)
$205,218 ($54,408,997) $20m 8th #17 downdown
23 Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (Sony) $178,764 ($190,173,195) $90m 16th #19 down
24 Aquaman (WB) $141,069 ($335,012,133) $200m* 15th #21 down
25 The Hummingbird Project (Orch) $120,499 ($261,448) ** 3rd #42

<<<ALL DOMESTIC NUMBERS FROM BOX OFFICE MOJO>>>>


OFF THE CHARTS THIS WEEK

Title Dom / World Budget Weeks Highest NOTE
Badla (Relbig.) $1,861,000
$3.5m* 4th #17
(-$1.6m)
Captive State (Focus) $5,899,810
($6,215,060)
$25m* 3rd #7
(-$19.1m)
(-$18.8m)
Cruel Intentions (20th Anniversary) (Sony) $435,185 ** 2nd #18
**
Glass (Uni) $110,998,105
($246,785,418)
$20m 11th #1 (x3)
(+$91m)
(+$226.8m)

Happy Death Day 2U (Uni) $28,021,220
($64,221,220)
$9m 7th #5
(+$19m)
(+$55.2m)

More Than Blue (CL) $661,631
$2m* 3rd #25
(-$1.3m)

(OFFICIALLY CLOSED)


*POPCORN AWARD goes to the highest per theater average within the Top 25 List
**GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD goes to the highest increase within the Top 25 List

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