LOS ANGELES (AFP)
Tim Burton's version of the classic Disney's "Dumbo", flew ahead of the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters, but did not reach the expected heights, according to preliminary data released Sunday by a specialized company Exhibitor Relations.
It will revise the cartoon released in 1941, which tells the story of a baby elephant in a circus fun also because of his large ears, raised $ 45 million from Friday through Sunday at US and Canada.
Analysts expect more – at least 50 million, according to Variety magazine, this branch – for the film, which cost 170 million to produce, and who should cast star, Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton and Eva Green.
Now the second, «Us» horror film in which American family members & # 39; and are struggling with their malevolent counterpart, generated 33.6 million.
This terrifying thriller from director Jordan Peel, the first horror film, «Get Out» 2018 earned him an Academy Award for best original screenplay, recorded 128.2 million in two weeks.
Third, the "Marvel" in which the Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson plays a former elite pilot of the superpowers, was up 20.5 million over the weekend, a total of 353.8 million in four weeks.
Far behind, "Five feet", which tells the story of love between two teens and suffer from cystic fibrosis, ranked fourth with 6.3 million dollars for the weekend.
In fifth place, "unplanned" Pure Flix production company, reported 6.1 million in the first week. He tells a story based on real facts, women working in the field of family planning & # 39; and which operates a radical change after a visit to an abortion.
Here are the rest of the Top 10:
6 – "Wonderland Park": 4.9 million (37.9 million in three weeks)
7 – "Dragon 3: The Hidden World": 4,2 million (153 million in six weeks)
8 – «Hotel Mumbai»: 3,2 million (3,3 million in two weeks)
9 – "A Madea Family Funeral": 2,7 million ($ 70 million in five weeks)
10 – "The Beach Bum": 1800000
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