‘Furiosa’ leads worst Memorial Day box office since the ’90s with $32 million opening

‘Furiosa’ leads worst Memorial Day box office since the ’90s with $32 million opening
‘Furiosa’ leads worst Memorial Day box office since the ’90s with $32 million opening

Warner Bros.’ “Furiosa” edged out Sony/Alcon/DNEG’s “Garfield,” though the win isn’t by much, given the $32 million extended release of the “Mad Max” prequel, a bit of the worst. The weekend box office results have been seen since the 90s.

“Furiosa is the lowest Memorial Day grosser since 1995’s “Casper,” with an estimated 4-day total of $127.7 million, down 38% from Memorial Day weekend.

It’s a drop that can be attributed to the industry-wide slowdown, as Hollywood and exhibitors face weeks of reduced theatrical production due to delays caused by last year’s strike, including Marvel Studios’ “Deadpool & Wolverine,” which enjoyed exceptional sales, but they were. moved from him. From May to the end of July, the theaters were left without the usual comic push to kick off the summer.

As for “Furiosa,” that $32 million extended opening is below pre-release projections of a $40 million opening and $45.4 million 3-day opening for “Devon Max: Fury Road,” against a budget of $150 million, grossed $379 million worldwide. 2015 with great critical success. With a worldwide opening of $65 million, “Furiosa,” which has received good reviews from critics and audiences, is unlikely to match that total.

“Garfield” is slightly behind with a four-day opening of $31.1 million domestically and an estimated $60 million worldwide. With a much smaller budget of $60 million, “Garfield” should turn a modest theatrical profit.

More to come…

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