“Hobbs & Shaw” may have missed its $89 million projection, but it was stil able to easily take the Number One position over the weekend with $60 million. Last weekend’s winner, “The Lion King” (2019) fell to second with $38.5 million and last weekend’s newcomer “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” fell to third with $20 million. $60 million puts “Hobbs & Shaw” at the bottom of the “Fast & Furious” franchise, hitting just above the weekend totals of the original trilogies. Tyrese Gibson has already had plenty to say (and delete) on his Twitter about the debut, calling out Dwayne Johnson for splitting up the family. The only other debut on the List this weekend was “Luce,” starring Naomi Watts and Octavia Spencer, which opened at #19 with just over $130,000. With an average of $26,597 in five theaters, that was enough to give it the POPCORN AWARD. Earning the GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD for the second time in its run, “The Farewell” increased three spots and +58.9%, putting it at #7.

“The Secret Life Of Pets 2” was able to jump up a spot, joining the likes of “Maiden,” “Dark Phoenix,” and “The Last Black Man In San Francisco” which all were able to move up the ranks this weekend. “Echo In The Canyon” even jumped back onto the List for a second time, having fallen off the List twice now. A few films were able to hang on to their positions from last weekend, including “Yesterday” at #6, “Midsommar” at #13, “Men In Black International” at #18, and “Pavarotti” at #23. “Stuber” was the only film to fall five spots this weekend, landing at #12. Falling off the List completely was “Booksmart” in its eleventh weekend, after a surprise reprisal on the List last weekend. Joining it was “Menteur” in its fourth weekend, with no stats to account for and “The Art of Self-Defense,” also in its fourth weekend.

Next weekend, five new films should debut on the List with some ease, none of which should be able to touch “Hobbs & Shaw” in its second weekend. If there’s one film that could beat it, it’s the family adventure “Dora and the Lost City Of Gold,” starring Isabelle Moner, Michael Pena, and Eva Longoria, which is projected to earn $28 million for its debut. If “Hobbs & Shaw” falls over 50%, this could be a much closer race. Fighting it out for third place will be “Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark,” which is eyeing a debut of $11 million and New Line’s “The Kitchen,” starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss, which is aiming for $11.5 million. Both should be strong contenders for the spot, with “Scary Stories” garnering Guillermo del Toro as a producer. Also opening is “The Art of Racing In the Rain,” yet another film told from a dogs perspective, this starring Milo Ventimiglia and Amanda Seyfried, which projects an opening of $8 million. Also opening this weekend is “Brian Banks,” which had no projection attached to it, but in 1,500 theaters, it is bound to make some sort of impact on the List. Making room for these films, expect most of the bottom films to fall off, including “Echo In The Canyon,” which should fall off once and for all this weekend, “Super 30,” which was lucky to hold on for as long as it did, “Pavarotti” and “The Last Black Man In San Francisco,” both in their tenth weekends, and either “Dark Phoenix” or “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” which are both fast approaching their home video releases.

BOX OFFICE KING: “Hobbs & Shaw”
BOX OFFICE QUEEN: “The Lion King” (2019)

# Title Weekend Total Budget Week LW CH
1 Hobbs & Shaw (Uni)
$60,038,950 ($60,038,950) $200m* 1st N even
2 The Lion King (BV)
$38,520,022 ($431,163,100) $260m* 3rd #1 down
3 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Sony)
$20,010,534 ($78,828,009) $90m 2nd #2 down
4 Spider-Man: Far From Home (BV)
$7,904,057 ($360,477,982) $160m 5th #3 down
5 Toy Story 4 (BV)
$7,349,131 ($410,249,874) $200m* 7th #4 down
6 Yesterday (Uni)
$2,468,080 ($67,930,735) $26m 6th #6 even
7 The Farewell (A24)
$2,412,503 ($6,821,013) ** 4th #10 percentage
8 Crawl (Par)
$2,186,316 ($36,127,089) $13.5m 4th #5 down
9 Aladdin (2019) (BV)
$2,125,485 ($350,477,077) $183m 11th #7 down
10 Annabelle Comes Home (WB)
$878,234 ($71,578,346) $32m* 6th #9 down
11 The Secret Life Of Pets 2 (Uni)
$741,830 ($155,420,855) $80m 9th #12 up
12 Stuber (Fox)
$574,461 ($21,820,994) $16m* 4th #8 downdown
13 Midsommar (A24)
$410,603 ($25,214,944) $10m* 5th #13 even
14 Avengers: Endgame (BV)
$383,158 ($857,479,493) $356m* 15th #11 down
15 Rocketman (Par)
$294,009 ($95,555,558) $40m 10th #14 down
16 John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (LG/S)
$243,470 ($170,179,327) $55m* 12th #15 down
17 Maiden (SPC)
$223,463 ($1,519,665) ** 7th #21 up
18 Men In Black International (Sony)
$163,377 ($79,181,078) $110m 8th #18 even
19 Luce (Neon)
$132,987 ($132,987) ** 1st N
20 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (WB)
$123,196 ($110,197,697) $170m 10th #19 down
21 Dark Phoenix (Fox)
$100,292 ($65,755,781) $200m* 9th #25 up
22 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (A24)
$89,793 ($4,277,031) ** 9th #24 up
23 Pavarotti (CBS)
$86,156 ($4,425,534) ** 9th #23 even
24 Echo in the Canyon (Greenwich)
$85,801 ($3,067,611) ** 11th #26 up
25 Super 30 (Relbig)
$83,363 ($2,269,878) $9.4m* 4th #22 down



Title Dom / World Budget Weeks Highest NOTE
The Art of Self-Defense (BST) $2,368,800 ** 4th #13
Booksmart (UAR) $22,657,882
$6m* 11th #6
Menteur (eOne) $2,966,760 ** 4th #15


*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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