Who Knocked ‘Wonder Woman’ Off Number 1 Spot: OUCH
Disney and Pixar’s Cars 3 brought in enough to take the top spot at the weekend box office.
Cars 3 finished the weekend with an estimated $53.5 million, which is on the lower end of expectations. This is a franchise built on merchandising as it was revealed six years ago that Cars merchandise had generated over $10 billion worldwide up to that point.
Disneyland opened Cars Land, a $1.1 billion expansion to the theme park’s California Adventure.
Internationally, Cars 3 brought in an estimated $21.3 million.
Second place belongs to Wonder Woman, which did an outstanding $40.7 million, which puts its domestic cume just shy of $275 million.
Internationally, Wonder Woman delivered an estimated $39.5 million from 62 markets, bringing the international cume to $297.2 million, pushing the film’s worldwide total to $571.8 million.
In third is Lionsgate’s release of the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me, which has withstood some harsh critical reviews as well as being called out on Twitter by Jada Pinkett Smith for the film’s portrayal of her relationship with Shakur.
All Eyez On Me delivered an estimated $27 million over the weekend, well ahead of expectations.