It was a solid opening weekend for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, the first animated Spider-Man film to hit the big screen.
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse was the number one film at the box office this weekend, bringing in an estimated $35.4 million. This was a little on the low side of predictions, but still a strong debut for the first apprearance of Miles Morales in cinemas. The film should play well as we head into the holidays, thanks to strong notices from reviewers and audiences alike.
As for the rest of the top five, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule debut in second place with an estimated $17 million, proving that there remains an instant appeal to seeing Eastwood act. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch was in third place with $11.5 million, raising its total to an outstanding $238 million. Ralph Breaks The Internet was in fourth place with $9.5 million. Finally, Mortal Engines was DOA, bringing in a paltry $7.5 million to close things out fifth place.
So, to recap, here were our predictions:
1) Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – $40 million
2) The Mule – $18 million
3) Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch – $11 million
4) Ralph Breaks The Internet -$10 million
5) Mortal Engines – $9.5 million
And here’s how the weekend is estimated to turn out:
1) Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – $35.4 million
2) The Mule – $17 million
3) Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch – $11.5 million
4) Ralph Breaks The Internet -$9.5 million
5) Mortal Engines – $7.5 million
Next weekend sees the release of Mary Poppins Returns, Aquaman, Bumblebee and Second Act