‘Bad Guys’ Remains No. 1 as ‘Memory’ Fails Liam Neeson – The Hollywood Reporter

Think of it as the break before the storm.

Family products led to a quiet weekend at the box office as most moviegoers await the release of Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the multiverse of madness the 6th of May.

Universal and DreamWorks Animation’s The Bad Guys fell just under 33 percent to become No. 1 in its sophomore outing with $ 16.1 million for a total of $ 44.4 million and $ 118.7 million worldwide.

With PG image Sonic the Hedgehog 2 stayed at No. 2 in its fourth weekend with $ 11.4 million for a conspicuous domestic cue of $ 160.9 million for Paramount and $ 323.5 million worldwide.

Warner Bros. ‘ worried Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore earned $ 8.3 million in its third outing for a total of $ 79.6 million in the domestic market. Abroad, the picture of events has fared better, earning $ 250 million to date for a worldwide figure of $ 329.6 million.

Focus features and New Regency special image with large budget The Norwegian fell 48 percent in its sophomore excursion to come in at No. 4 by $ 6.1 million for a domestic figure of $ 21.8 million.

A24’s special hit All at once the drop was actually a 2 percent increase as it earned $ 5.5 million from more than 2,200 cinemas for a $ 25.5 million domestic cue.

The weekend’s only new wide release was Liam Neeson’s latest action picture, Memory. The indie film only reached No. 8 with $ 3.1 million for Open Road Films / Briarcliff Entertainment. Memory with Neeson in the lead role as an aging assassin with early dementia who is forced to flee.

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