"The Lion King" falls to number two, earning an estimated $38.25M
"Box Office Battle" is The Fly's weekly roundup of what movies topped the weekend's box office.
Comcast subsidiary Universal's "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" won the North American box office with $60.8M from 4,253 locations and opened to $120M overseas for a worldwide launch of $180.8M. The "Fast & Furious" spinoff received an A- CinemaScore and 67% no Rotten Tomatoes.
BOX OFFICE RUNNERS-UP: Disney's (DIS) "The Lion King" came in second with $38.2M from 4,802 theaters as it moved past $400M domestically. Behind it was Sony's (SNE) "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which grossed another $20M from 3,659 locations. Sony and Disney-owned Marvel Studios' "Spider-Man: Far From Home" placed number four with $7.8M in its fifth weekend for a domestic cume of $360.3M. Rounding out the top five, Disney’s “Toy Story 4” grossed an estimated $7.2M in its fourth weekend.
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE:
- "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" - $60.8M
- "The Lion King" - $38.2M
- "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" - $20M
- "Spider-Man: Far From Home" - $7.8M
- "Toy Story 4" - $7.2M
Other publicly traded companies in filmmaking include Viacom (VIAB), AT&T (T) and Lionsgate (LGF.A).
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