Get ready for another exciting weekend at the domestic box office! After all the excitement of last week’s race for the top spot, this time, there won’t be any nail-biting drama. The highly anticipated debut of The Equalizer 3 is set to dominate the charts, leaving no doubt about its position at number one. Get your popcorn ready and prepare to witness a blockbuster success! With a solid track record and a strong following, the highly anticipated conclusion to this unexpectedly successful franchise is surpassing all expectations. Following in the footsteps of Liam Neeson’s recent action-packed blockbusters, the film is set to achieve an impressive $35 million in box office revenue during the standard three-day weekend.
Hold on to your seats, because we’re looking at a potentially massive box office weekend! With projections pointing towards an impressive $43 million haul over the extended four-day Labor Day weekend, this film is on track to secure the second-biggest debut for this holiday. It’s only trailing behind the incredible $94 million opening of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” a couple of years ago. Get ready for some record-breaking numbers!
Featuring the talented Denzel Washington as the protagonist, The Equalizer 3 earned an impressive $13 million on Friday, following $3.8 million from Thursday previews. This highly anticipated film is another successful collaboration between Washington and acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua, who previously worked together in the award-winning Training Day that earned Washington an Oscar.The astounding success of the first Equalizer film, released almost a decade ago in 2014, speaks volumes about its impact on audiences. Earning an impressive $101 million domestically and an astonishing $192 million worldwide, it solidified itself as a crowd favorite. The equally captivating sequel, The Equalizer 2, made its grand entrance four years later and continued to captivate fans with its thrilling storyline. Garnering nearly identical figures of $102 million domestically and $190 million worldwide, it proves that the franchise has maintained its popularity and ability to draw viewers from all corners of the globe.
Warner Bros’. Barbie continues to impress audiences, securing the second spot at the box office for the second time in a row. After an exciting battle with Sony’s Gran Turismo last weekend, it is poised to achieve an impressive $10 million in its seventh weekend of release. The film’s success speaks volumes about its enduring popularity and ability to captivate audiences week after week. The film had an impressive start, raking in $2.5 million on Friday alone. It is forecasted to continue its success and generate around $13 million over the extended four-day holiday weekend. However, there’s even more reason for celebration at W.B. this weekend. Barbie not only crossed the monumental $600 million milestone domestically on Friday, but it also triumphantly surpassed The Super Mario Bros in terms of performance. What an incredible accomplishment for W.B.! This success story deserves not just one, but twice the excitement and cheers. With a staggering lifetime haul of $1.35 billion, it is no doubt the biggest hit of the year. Let’s celebrate this remarkable achievement together!