Those two family-oriented titles made up about half the business, a big reason the weekend overall fell 20%. Recent openers have been weak to disastrous and while these two films were credible, they didn’t quite fill the void.
Year-to-date grosses are a little over $1.6 billion, around $180 million better than the same date in 2019. That’s a healthy uptick of about 12%.
The downward trend could continue next weekend with only one new wide release (“Invisible Man” from Universal), but Pixar with “Onward