‘Captain Marvel’ soars to second #1 week with $69.3 million weekend


Posted on: March 18th, 2019 by ABC News No Comments

Marvel Studios/Disney(NEW YORK) — Captain Marvel delivered an estimated $69.3 million to easily hold on to the top spot at the box office for the second week in a row.

The the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has now earned more than $266 million domestically and added added an estimated $119.7 million overseas, bringing its worldwide tally to upward of $760 million.  That pushes its gross earnings past ten of the MCU’s previous releases as it closes in on surpassing 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy‘s $773.3 million global total.

Two of this weekend’s new releases, Wonder Park and Five Feet Apart, finished in second and third place, respectively, both beating expectations. Wonder Park, the 3D animated adventure featuring the voices of Matthew Broderick, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, John Oliver, David Cross and newcomer Brianna Denski, earned an estimated $16 million. Five Feet Apart, the teen drama starring Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse, took in an estimated $13.1 million.

How to Train Your Dragon 2: The Hidden World placed fourth, collecting an estimated $9.3 million for a domestic total gross of $135.6 million. Rounding out the top five is Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral, delivering and estimated $8 million.

Finishing just outside the top five was the debut of the Spanish-language comedy No Manches Frida 2, banking an impressive $3.89 million from just 472 theaters. It beat out the weekend’s other major release, the John Goodman-led Captive State, which failed to capture the attention of theatergoers, earning an estimated $3.1 million for a disappointing seventh place finish.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated domestic box office earnings:

1. Captain Marvel, $69.3 million
2. Wonder Park, $16 million
3. Five Feet Apart, $13.1 million
4. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, $9.3 million
5. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral, $8 million
6. No Manches Frida 2, $3.89 million
7. Captive State, $3.2 million
8. Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, $2.1 million
9. Alita: Battle Angel, $1.9 million
10. Green Book, $1.3 million

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