‘Toy Story 4’ tops at the box office for the second straight week
Disney/Pixar(NEW YORK) — Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 easily held off challenges from a couple of new movies, Annabelle Comes Home and Yesterday, to win the weekend box offiice for the second week in a row.
Toy Story 4 delivered an estimated $57.9 million, bringing its total stateside to $237 million. It’s now the fourth highest-grossing movie of the year, behind Avengers: Endgame‘s $841 million, Captain Marvel‘s $428 million and Aladdin, with $306 million — all of which are Disney films.
Overseas, the fourth chapter in the Toy Story franchise picked up an estimated $80 million in its second weekend of release, bringing its worldwide tally to around $496 million
Annabelle Comes Home, the third chapter in the Annabelle series and seventh installment in the Conjuring franchise, took second place with an estimated $20.4 million three-day weekend and $31.2 million since its Wednesday opening. The supernatural horror flick, starring Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga reprising their rolls as a pair of demonologists, marked a franchise low for any film in the Conjuring series, including the Annabelle films, which debuted respectively with $37.1 million and $35 million.
The second of this week’s new offerings, Yesterday, starring newcomer Hamish Patel as an aspiring songwriter who wakes up from an accident to a world where he’s the only person who remembers The Beatles, finished in third place, collecting an estimated $17 million.
The aforementioned Aladdin took fourth place with an estimated $9.3 million, enough to push it over the $300 million mark domestically in its sixth week of release and $568 million globally.
The animated film The Secret Life of Pets 2 rounded out the top five with an estimated $7.1 million, bringing its domestic total to $131 million.
Elsewhere, Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame, re-released with with a deleted scene that didn’t make into the original film and some other extras, picked an estimated $5.5 million for a seventh-place finish, which also brings its worldwide total to $2.76 billion, $26 million behind the highest grossing film of all time, Avatar, with 2.78 billion.
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Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated domestic box office earnings:
1. Toy Story 4, $57.9 million
2. Annabelle Comes Home, $20.4 million
3. Yesterday, $17 million
4. Aladdin, $9.3 million
5. The Secret Life of Pets 2, $7.1 million
6. Men In Black: International, $6.6 million
7. Avengers: Endgame, $5.5 million
8. Child’s Play, $4.3 million
9. Rocketman, $3.9 million
10. John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum, $3.2 million
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