Only drive-ins are showing any signs of life. That wasn’t the only change in the top five. The market share is converted into a weekly sales estimate based on industry reports on the overall size of the market, including reports published in Media Play News. This includes The Photograph, the only new release that is earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. Here’s a round up of what we’re seeing in different territories. Cathy Yan and Christina Hodson’s $82 million-budgeted DC Films flick has earned $65 million in 14 days of domestic release, along with (presuming the 41/59 split has held) $160 million worldwide. Yet there is still a dearth of variety when it comes to female superheroes. Our DVD and Blu-ray sales estimates are based on weekly retail surveys, which we use to build a weekly market share estimate for each title we are tracking. It debuted on DVD / Blu-ray. See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records. For example, if our weekly retail survey estimates that a particular title sold 1% of all units that week, and the industry reports sales of 1,500,000 units in total, we will estimate 15,000 units were sold of that title. Firstly, is it going to top Bad Boys for Life and become the biggest hit of the year so far? The better news is that it’s a damn good movie, working as an unapologetically R-rated romp that feels like a cocaine-fueled (and obviously female-centric) riff on a stereotypical Guy Ritchie gangster movie, and yes, Birds of Prey is better than The Gentlemen. It is projected to be in first place by the end of the weekend with $26 million, topping predictions, albeit by a very small margin. This is miles below expectations; it’s even lower than projections based on Thursday’s previews. Even in the heyday of the R-rated action movie, a $200-$250 million gross was more common than a $300-$350 million finish. We are less than two months into the year and we’ve already at least four other low-budget horror movies to come out. Arguably R-rated action and horror movies like Angels & Demons, Prom Night, Bourne Supremacy, Salt and Vantage Point got pretzeled into a PG-13 box, so that young kids could safely learn about human trafficking (Taken) or watch a man eat another man’s heart (The Lone Ranger). Of the latter category, Banana Split is the film that I’m most interested in seeing. Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a 2020 American superhero film based on the DC Comics team the Birds of Prey.Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is the eighth installment in the DC Extended Universe and a follow-up to Suicide Squad (2016). 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DC movies 2019 release dates: When are the next DC movies coming out? For those still keeping track as it enters its third weekend of release, Birds of Prey earned another $990,000 on Thursday, dropping 2% from yesterday but 45% from last Wednesday. The Invisible Man opened with $9.8 million on Friday, which means it is the sixth-biggest horror film released in 2020 so far after just one day in theaters. This includes Birds of Prey, which is the biggest new release of the week and its DVD / Blu-ray / 4K Ultra HD releases are loaded with extras. … Moving on. The film’s reviews are still in the mid-80% range and assuming audiences like it as much as critics did, it will earn enough to cover its production budget sooner rather than later. The cruel irony is that’ll still be fourth-biggest female-led comic book superhero movie ever, behind Captain Marvel ($1.128 billion), Wonder Woman ($821 million) and Alita: Battle Angel ($405 million). By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's However, this week it was Bloodshot that topped the chart by rocketing up the chart 11 places. Heck, with that R-rating, topping $300 million was arguably a long shot. This left the overall box office down 34% from last weekend to just $102 million, but drop-offs like this are normal for post-holiday weekend. Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), the latest DCEU film, cost less to make than the other installments. On the other hand, the film had to settle for second place in the U.K. with $3.7 million on 1,260 screens and in South Korea with $1.30 million on 946 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $1.98 million. More... We had a great start to the year, sort of. Vogue recently reported the budget for Birds of Prey is £59 million ($75 m). Terms of Use and Weekend Predictions: Will the Invisible Man be Seen this Weekend? on February 5, 2020 at 9:36AM PST, DC's next big comic book movie, Birds of Prey, is poised to have a big-time opening weekend at the box office. Maybe this success is enough to keep Paramount where it is, or perhaps it just increases the asking price. In 2013, Chris was hired to write weekly box office prediction posts in conjunction with the Screen Rant Underground podcast's Box Office Battle game and his role expanded over the next few years. The R rating limits its potential audience, meaning it may not be as big of a draw as the other DCEU installments, which were PG-13. I think it will be a close race in the year-over-year competition with 2020 winning some weeks and losing others. It’s only major market opening of the weekend came in Russia where the film earned fourth place with $3.84 million on 2,042 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $6.62 million. Interestingly, the films demographics was 56% general audiences and only 44% families. Last year's Shazam cost $100 million to make. More... Sony continues to have a good year, given the circumstances. This isn’t a huge shock, as the new DVD / Blu-ray releases and VOD releases were far from stellar, so there wasn’t anything new to challenge those at the top of the chart. More... Sonic the Hedgehog will remain in first place over the full weekend, albeit with a weaker-than-predicted sophomore stint of $26.3 million.