“The Lion King” remake cashed in over the weekend, making a huge $191.7 million, placing it as the second highest opening weekend of the year behind “Avengers: Endgame.” An average of $40,586 per 4,725 theaters was also enough to grab it the POPCORN AWARD. “Spider-Man: Far From Home” grabbed another $21.2 million while “Toy Story 4” grabbed another $15.5 million, making the top three films at the Box Office all from Walt Disney’s umbrella. “The Art Of Self-Defense” earned a ROCKET for the weekend, jumping up twenty spots to #13 and an increase of +844.8%, making it the clear GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD winner for the weekend as well. “The Farewell” was right ahead of it on the List, jumping up seven spots to #12. “Wild Rose” jumped up four spots to #19, while “Pavarotti” stuck around, jumping up two spots to #22. “Maiden” found its way on to the List in its fifth weekend, jumping up seven spots to #20 while “Dark Phoenix” and “Echo In The Canyon” both jumped back onto the List after falling off last weekend.

“Avengers: Endgame” and “Yesterday” were able to hold onto their spots from last weekend while “Men In Black International” and “Godzilla: King Of The Monsters” both fell over five spots. As expected, “Shaft” and “Late Night” took a pretty big dive off the List, falling over five spots last weekend and falling off this weekend. Joining them was “Unplanned,” which surprised by coming back in its fifteenth week last weekend, “Child’s Play,” which never really got its feet off the ground, and “Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable,” which debuted at #25 last weekend.

With such a huge opening weekend, “The Lion King” should easily take the crown again next weekend, with its only competition being Quentin Tarantino’s latest film “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood,” which is aiming for a debut of $45.5 million. That would make it Tarantino’s biggest opening ever, beating out “Inglourious Basterds” from 2009. Expect “Dark Phoenix” and “Echo In The Canyon” to be the ones falling off the List again to make room for the newcomers.

BOX OFFICE KING: “The Lion King” (2019)
BOX OFFICE QUEEN: “Spider-Man: Far From Home”
POPCORN AWARD*: “The Lion King” (2019)
GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD**: “The Art Of Self-Defense”

# Title Weekend Total Budget Week LW CH
1 The Lion King (BV)
$191,770,759 ($191,770,759) $260m* 1st N
2 Spider-Man: Far From Home (BV)
$21,202,431 ($319,861,843) $160m 3rd #1 down
3 Toy Story 4 (BV)
$15,551,086 ($376,484,435) $200m* 5th #2 down
4 Crawl (Par)
$6,095,561 ($23,930,371) $13.5m 2nd #3 down
5 Yesterday (Uni)
$5,020,835 ($57,517,300) $26m 4th #5 even
6 Stuber (Fox)
$4,115,279 ($16,197,143) $16m* 2nd #4 down
7 Aladdin (2019) (BV)
$4,085,424 ($340,326,138) $183m 9th #6 down
8 Annabelle Comes Home (WB)
$2,601,687 ($66,523,888) $32m* 4th #7 down
9 Midsommar (A24)
$1,596,447 ($22,479,475) $10m* 3rd #8 down
10 The Secret Life Of Pets 2 (Uni)
$1,535,065 ($151,556,230) $80m 7th #9 down
11 Avengers: Endgame (BV)
$1,514,741 ($854,531,934) $356m* 13th #11 even
12 The Farewell (A24)
$1,145,320 ($1,648,747) ** 2nd #19 upup
13 The Art of Self-Defense (BST)
$1,080,607 ($1,239,896) ** 2nd #33 percentagerocket_graphic
14 Rocketman (Par)
$964,239 ($93,981,610) $40m 8th #12 down
15 John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (LG/S)
$630,393 ($168,861,620) $55m* 10th #13 down
16 Men In Black International (Sony)
$540,683 ($78,164,791) $110m 6th #10 downdown
17 Menteur (eOne)
$471,329 ($1,903,081) ** 2nd #15 down
18 Super 30 (Relbig)
$441,945 ($1,731,646) $9.4m* 2nd #14 down
19 Wild Rose (Neon)
$260,751 ($1,171,678) ** 5th #23 up
20 Maiden (SPC)
$250,630 ($845,110) ** 5th #27 upup
21 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (A24)
$247,677 ($3,827,242) ** 7th #18 down
22 Pavarotti (CBS)
$237,700 ($3,963,889) ** 7th #24 up
23 Echo in the Canyon (Greenwich)
$202,809 ($2,679,374) ** 9th #28 upup
24 Dark Phoenix (Fox)
$187,272 ($65,363,812) $200m* 7th #29 upup
25 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (WB)
$168,126 ($109,600,735) $170m 8th #17 downdown



Title Dom / World Budget Weeks Highest NOTE
Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable (ENTMP) $450,309
** 2nd #25
Child’s Play (2019) (UAR) $28,781,279 $10m 5th #2
Late Night (Amazon) $15,149,078
$4m* 7th #9
Shaft (WB) $21,034,986
$30m* 6th #6
Unplanned (PFR) $18,885,876 $6m 16th #4


*POPCORN AWARD goes to the highest per theater average within the Top 25 List
**GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD goes to the highest increase within the Top 25 List

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