"Joker" dropped to second after occupying the top spot for the past two weeks with a respectable $29.2 million in North America and nearly $78 million internationally.
"Joker" was second with $29.2 million in its third week of release, Comscore reported.
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This one is also a straight-forward narrative of good versus evil that director Rønning exploits with average performances and world-class animation. The first film had a much stronger domestic showing, opening to almost $70 million domestically in 2014, and the sequel was expected to earn more stateside. Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin and Emma Stone are all returning for the sequel, which features new cast members Rosario Dawson, Zoey Deutch, Luke Wilson and Thomas Middleditch as well as some new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie. That puts the $55 million budgeted Todd Phillips movie ahead of worldwides on Man of Steel and Justice League, now gunning to pass Suicide Squad and (potentially) Wonder Woman in the coming weeks!
Rightly, according to Box Office Mojo estimates, the difference between the gross & # 39; s of these two films is only in the & # 39; s range of $ 9.5 million.
While Warner Bros.' "Joker" was dethroned this weekend, it has grossed more than $247 million in the USA since it opened - and $737.5 million internationally.
Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez's "Hustlers" surpassed $100 million in domestic box office sales. Despite the lower-than-expected bow, the film marks the third-highest global opening weekend ever for the month of October.
Elsewhere, Robert Eggers' "The Lighthouse" took in $419,764 from eight venues.