The good news: It’s the best U.S. debut for an original animated film this year. The bad news: It’s one of Dreamworks Animation’s worst openings ever.
Box Office Report
Animated films held three of the top five spots at this weekend’s Chinese box office.
The ecological fantasy adventure is the second animated feature to triumph in China this summer, following “Ne Zha.”
In its U.S. debut, the Chinese animated film grossed more per theater than any film playing on five or more screens.
The sequel earned 72% less in its opening weekend than the original “Angry Birds” movie.
The Walt Disney Company has finally found a worthy competitor that can beat its films at the box office: The Walt Disney Company.
The cg fantasy feature, made by an unknown director and an unproven studio, has proven unstoppable at China’s box office.
It took just one week for “Nezha” to become the most successful animated film ever at the Chinese box office.
In China, “The Lion King” was no match for “Nezha.”
Photorealistic animation is here to stay.
What do audiences want to see more — an almost-20-year-old hand-drawn animated feature or a brand-new cg animated feature?
In its first release of the post-Lasseter era, Pixar proves that it can still deliver a major box office hit.
The Guy Ritchie-directed film has already passed $225 million in global box office.
“Uglydolls” is the fourth animated film to crash and burn at the box office in 2019, and we’re only in May.
On its second weekend “Missing Link” increased its screen count from 3,413 to 3,437.
Laika’s latest opened in 9th place, recording one of the most disastrous wide launches ever for an animated feature.
Disney could not find a magic feather for its latest glitzy tentpole remake.
Paramount’s “Wonder Park” disappoints with a $16 million opening from 3,800+ screens.
“Captain Marvel” had the sixth-biggest worldwide opening in history, and the second highest debut for a Marvel movie.
The Dreamworks threequel was also the #1 film in the U.S for a second weekend in a row.