The new Hellboy can't stand up to Shazam! in its opening weekend at the box office. Hellboy will open in third place, earning $12 million from 3,303 locations in its first weekend. Shazam! remains in first place with another $23 million for the weekend, bringing its domestic box office total to $93 million. The film is directed by David F. Sandberg and written by Henry Gayden. It's based on the DC character Shazam, first known as Captain Marvel, who was created by CC Beck and Billy Parker for Fawcett Comics in 1940. Asher Angel plays Bill Batson and Zachary Levi plays Billy’s superhero alter ego, Shazam. In this superhero-comedy film, Shazam takes on the villain Dr. Sivana, played by Mark Strong. The film also stars Jack Dylan Graer as Billy’s friend Freddy Freeman and Djimon Hounsou as the wizard who grants Billy his powers.
Pet Sematary moves into fourth place in its second weekend. It is the second film adaptation of Stephen King’s 1983 horror novel. The 2019 update is earning $9.4 million this weekend, bringing its total to $40.5 million. The film is directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer from a script written by Jeff Buhler.
Tim Burton’s live-action adaptation of Disney’s Dumbo moves into fifth place, earning another $8.1 million, bringing its box office total to $88.8 million.
Captain Marvel moves into seventh place, earning another $2 million in its sixth weekend. That brings its domestic box office total to $385.3 million. The film has grossed more than $1 billion worldwide.
Jordan Peele’s Us moves into eighth place in its fourth weekend. The horror film will earn another $6.1 million, bringing its total to $162.6 million.
Laika's latest stop-motion animation feature, Missing Link, opens in ninth place. The film earned $1.7 million on Friday leading into a $5.8 million opening weekend.
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Friday: $6.6 million
Weekend: $23.4 million
Total: $93.1 million
We all have a superhero inside of us -- it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Billy Batson's case, all he needs to do is shout out one word to transform into the adult superhero Shazam. Still a kid at heart, Shazam revels in the new version of himself by doing what any other teen would do -- have fun while testing out his newfound powers. But he'll need to master them quickly before the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana can get his hands on Shazam's magical abilities.
Shazam! is directed by David F. Sandberg from a screenplay by Henry Gayden, based on a story by Gayden and Darren Lemke. The film stars Asher Angel, Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Djimon Hounsou.
Friday: $5.1 million
Weekend: $14.9 million
Jordan is a take-no-prisoners tech mogul who torments her long-suffering assistant, April, and the rest of her employees on a daily basis. She soon faces an unexpected threat to her personal life and career when she magically transforms into a 13-year-old version of herself right before a do-or-die presentation. Jordan will now need to rely on April more than ever -- if April is willing to stop treating Jordan like a 13-year-old child who has an attitude problem.
Little is directed by Tina Golden and stars Regina Hall, Issa Rae, and Marsai Martin.
Friday: $4.9 million
Weekend: $12.3 million
Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.
Hellboy is directed by Neil Marshall and stars David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae Kim, and Thomas Haden Church.
Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon
Pet Sematary is directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer from a script by Jeff Buhler based on a story by Matt Greenberg. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name written by Stephen King. The film stars Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow.
Struggling circus owner Max Medici enlists a former star and his two children to care for Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears. When the family discovers that the animal can fly, it soon becomes the main attraction -- bringing in huge audiences and revitalizing the run-down circus. The elephant's magical ability also draws the attention of V.A. Vandevere, an entrepreneur who wants to showcase Dumbo in his latest, larger-than-life entertainment venture.
Dumbo is directed by Tim Burton from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger. The film is a live-action remake of Disney's 1941 animated feature of the same name. The movie stars Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, and Alan Arkin.
Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter
After is directed by Jenny Gage from a screenplay by Gage, Susan McMartin and Tamara Chestna based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Anna Todd. The film stars Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes-Tiffin.
Friday: $2 million
Weekend: $7.4 million
Total: $385.3 million
Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury, Captain Marvel tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the evil Skrulls.
Captain Marvel is written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.
Friday: $4.3 million
Weekend: $13.81 million
Total: $152.4 million
Accompanied by her husband, son
Us is written and directed by Jordan Peele and stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker,
Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest,
Missing Link is written and directed by Chris Butler and features the voices of Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, David Walliams, Timothy Olyphant, Matt Lucas, Amrita Acharia, and Zach Galifianakis.
Weekend: $1.9 million
Total: $8 million
The true story of the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader. During the racially charged summer of 1971, Atwater and Ellis come together to co-chair a community summit on the desegregation of schools in Durham, N.C. The ensuing debate and battle soon lead to surprising revelations that change both of their lives forever.
The Best of Enemies is written and directed by Robin Bissell. The film is based on the book The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South by Osha Gray Davidson. The film stars Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay, Anne Heche, Wes Bentley, Bruce McGill, John Gallagher Jr., and Nick Searcy.