Shazam Tops The Box Office Two Weeks in a Row

Published April 15th, 2019 - 06:39 GMT
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Shazam! hit theaters April 5
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Shazam! topped box offices for the second week in a row, beating out a pack of newcomers.

Back on top: Shazam! topped box offices for the second week in a row, beating out a pack of newcomers

Shazam! hit theaters April 5, and has been receiving rave review from fans and critics alike.

The movie stars Asher Angel as Billy Baston, a foster child who transforms into an adult superhero, played by Zachary Levi.

After pulling in over $53.5 million in its first week, the film has now grossed over $95 million domestic and over $221 million worldwide. 

The superhero flick from Warner Bros. Pictures pulled in an impressive $25.1 million on its way to the top.

Four new movies hit theaters, and of those, Little performed the best, finishing second in domestic ticket sales.

Back on top: Shazam! topped box offices for the second week in a row, beating out a pack of newcomers

Shazam! hit theaters April 5, and has been receiving rave review from fans and critics alike.

The movie stars Asher Angel as Billy Baston, a foster child who transforms into an adult superhero, played by Zachary Levi.

After pulling in over $53.5 million in its first week, the film has now grossed over $95 million domestic and over $221 million worldwide. 

Staying strong: The superhero flick from Warner Bros. Pictures pulled in an impressive $25.1 million on its way to the top

Little impressed at box offices, pulling in $15.5 million during its opening week with a budge of $20 million.

The body-swap comedy from Universal stars Regina Hall and Marsai Martin as older and younger versions of Jordan Sanders, a ruthless tech mogul, who gets a chance to relive the life of her younger self. .

Martin, 14, also acted as an executive producer for the film, making her the youngest person ever to hold the title on a major Hollywood production.

She originally pitched the idea when she was only 10 years old, after being inspired by the movie Big.

The reboot of Hellboy, starring David Harbour, 44, finished third overall, after posting $12 million domestically.

It was a serious disappointment for the Lionsgate production, which was expected to make between $17 and $20 million.

It also pulled in $10.1 million internationally and had a budget of $50 million.

Pet Sematary finished fourth in its second week in theaters, pulling in $10 million in the U.S.

Dumbo, meanwhile, pulled in another $9.2 million to push its __ week total to over $89 million.

Captain Marvel ($8.6 million), Us ($6.9 million), After ($6.2 million), Missing Link ($5.8 million), and The Best of Enemies ($2 million) rounded out the top 10.

 


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