Knocking Disney’s Beauty and the Beast out of the number one spot is the animated film, The Boss Baby, earning $15.5 million at the Friday box office. On Thursday night, the film grossed $1.5 million and it’s expected to end the weekend in first place with $50 million.
The film boasts the voice cast of Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, and Tobey Maguire. The film will open much higher than initially expected, which was set at $30 million.
Beauty and the Beast drops to second place with $13 million at the Friday box office, but there’s nothing to worry about here since the live-action fairy tale has already surpassed $360 million domestically and is expected to pick up another $48 million in its third weekend.
The Scarlett Johansson-starring Ghost in the Shell, based on the Japanese manga by Shirow Masamune, took in $7.7 million on Friday. The film cost $110 million to make and it’s looking at finishing the weekend with $20 million. Power Rangers slipped on Friday, landing behind Ghost in the Shell. Kong: Skull Island is still earning some good numbers, earning a gross amount of $2.4 million on Friday, bringing its total domestic total to $141.4 million.
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