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Disney and Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp has taken the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office in its opening weekend, with an estimated $76 million in ticket sales.
The stature-shifting superhero sequel easily surpassed the $57 million debut of the 2015 original in North America.
Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is topping the domestic box office in its second weekend with $60 million, -59%.
Debuting in third place was Sony’s borderland thriller Sicario: Day of the Soldado, which earned a total of $19 million. Audiences gave it a B CinemaScore.
Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom earned $150 million in ticket sales from 4,475 theaters in North America this weekend, claiming the No. 1 spot with ease. The Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard-led summer tentpole about cloned dinosaurs now has a worldwide total of $711.5 million.
The Disney-Pixar Incredibles sequel earned an estimated $180 million from 4,410 theaters at the domestic box office, setting the record for highest animation debut of all time – Finding Dory was the previous champion with $135 million.
Writer-director Brad Bird’s film about a lovable family of superheroes features the voices of Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Samuel L. Jackson, Brad Bird, Bob Odenkirk, Catherine Keener, Jonathan Banks, Sophia Bush, and Isabella Rossellini.
Warner Bros./Village Roadshow’s female-led heist movie Ocean’s 8 opened over the weekend to a series-best $41.5 million. Directed by Gary Ross, and starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna and more, the spinoff of the Ocean’s trilogy received a B-plus CinemaScore.
Disney and Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story continued to lose altitude in its second weekend. The space saga added an estimated $29.3 million, down 65 percent from last weekend, for a cumulative total of $148.9 million domestically, which is well-short of the Star Wars prequels.
Disney and Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story, the only big release this Memorial Day weekend, managed to pull out $103 million, far below its $130 million projection. Overseas it added just $65 million for a $148.3 million three-day worldwide start.