Mediaweek editor James Manning looks at the weekend box office for May 10-13, 2018
Mediaweek editor James Manning looks at the weekend box office for May 3-6, 2018
The takings for the top 20 movies over the weekend were $28.83m.
• Amy Schumer storms the chart as I Feel Pretty debuts at #1
• Dwayne Johnson doing what he does best – generating ticket sales
The four-day weekend gross was $14.35m, down 17% from Easter.
New arrivals help box office receipts grow just under 50% from the previous weekend.
Tomb Raider dropped from #1 to #3 thanks to the new arrivals.
• Tomb Raider pulls off what it couldn’t achieve in US – opening at #1
The numbers have slipped a little each weekend without the arrival of another public favourite.
Meanwhile, an Oscar-winning movie has quietly crept its way to $10m.
• Black Panther continues to sprint with $22m+ since premiere
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