Box Office: ‘The Bad Guys’ Topples ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ With $24 Million Debut

— Variety (@Variety) April 24, 2022
Animated film The Bad Guys topped the box office this weekend in its debut, scoring $24 million. It received an A Cinemascore. The family film comes with a hefty $70 million price tag, but has been open overseas for several weeks and has already taken in $63 million before its stateside debut.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 stayed in 2nd with $15.2 million. Its only about $250k from surpassing the first films domestic haul.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumblebore, dropped a hard 67% to 3rd place with $14 million. Its domestic total, currently at $67 million, will struggle to reach $100 million.

The Northman debuted in 4th place with $12 million. It received a B Cinemascore. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent followed in 5th with $7.1 million. It recieved a B+ Cinemascore. Both films opened to the higher end of expectations.

Chart here.

Next weekend: Memory



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