'Aquaman' has top-of-the-line Christmas Day field workplace performances ever, whereas 'Holmes and Watson' has one of many worst
- “Aquaman” earned $22 million on Dec. 25, the sixth-best Christmas Day efficiency ever.
- The film earned $105.7 million because it opened within the US final Friday.
- The Will Farrell/John C. Reilly comedy “Holmes and Watson” solely earned $6.four million on its Christmas opening, one of many worst single-day performances on the vacation.
Warner Bros.’s “Aquaman” continues to dominate the home field workplace.
The DC Comics superhero already broke the studio’s file for its largest field workplace launch ever in China, and now it is dominated the all-important Christmas Day within the US, taking in a powerful $22 million on the vacation.
That is the sixth-best single day tackle Christmas, besting 2004’s “Meet the Fockers ($19.5 million) and performing slightly below 2009’s “Avatar” ($23 million).
“Aquaman” earned $105.7 million over the five-day Christmas vacation weekend and has grossed over $500 million worldwide.
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Sony, nonetheless, did not have a merry Christmas.
Its Christmas Day opening for the newest Will Ferrell/John C. Reilly comedy “Holmes and Watson” had one of many worst single-day openings on the vacation, incomes solely $6.four million. Issues did not look good for the film main as much as the vacation, as critics weren’t invited to see the film earlier than it opened in theaters.
The studio tasks the film to earn between $18 million and $20 million by Sunday, far under its manufacturing funds of $42 million.
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