The film stars Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, and Aja Naomi King. Nicole Kidman and Aja Naomi King also star. Audiences are making their own decisions and consumer response is driving. Ticket sales were almost twice industry forecasts, though the film received poor reviews 40 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It has great reviews and opened well in China last week with Japan still to come. If homegrown pics are in short supply, will the market turn to Hollywood to ensure year-on-year growth? Still something worked here, and RelishMix pegs it to the marketing materials. See our deep dive on China.
With it expected to have another strong weekend, Aquaman will more than likely be joining the two in the billion dollar box office club. Set in the 1980s, it sees a young girl discover Bumblebee and the war between Autobots and Decepticons. Aquaman is directed by James Wan and stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, the half-human prince of Atlantis he first played in Justice League after a silent cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. If homegrown pics are in short supply, will the market turn to Hollywood to ensure year-on-year growth? Look for a possible Cannes launch for this one. But Disney can afford it.
If history has taught us anything, look for those latter two to power up in Japan while The Lion King will notably roar in China although the release date there will be key as domestic starts during the traditional July blackout. Of course, while that comes out in May, will be hitting screens in March. Bumblebee is directed by Travis Knight and written by Christina Hodson. Popcorn pic The Meg made a splash in August — a month that studios have shied away from programming in recent years. The thriller has Bruce Willis and Samuel L.
The world rests in his hands, but he's just learning the ropes of becoming a hero. Kids love their Pokémon cards. Charlie, on the brink of turning 18 years old and trying to find her place in the world, soon discovers the battle-scarred and broken Bumblebee. Tarantino is no stranger to controversy, but will the inevitable headlines translate into ticket sales? Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. The film stars Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, with Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree Henry, Lily Tomlin, Luna Lauren Velez, John Mulaney, Nicolas Cage, and Liev Schreiber. In fourth and fifth place, it was a neck-and-neck race between Bumblebee and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
See our deep dive on China. Now it's time to see if Dominic Toretto and the Family can be removed from the equation without a drop in the numbers. It's something that's reflected in Replicas' Rotten Tomatoes score. One area where exhibition faces a question mark in 2019 is Saudi Arabia. Captain Marvel could get wrapped into a similar zeitgeist. It's Marvel Studio's first female-led movie and, as such, there's a lot of anticipation regarding how the film sets up Brie Larson's Carol Danvers to enter the fray in Avengers 4. Black Panther is the only movie in the Top 10 to have performed better domestically than internationally.
With no major family-film competition from mid-July through the end of the summer, this film is going to make incredible amounts of money. The Megan Ellison studio is also seeing its Nicole Kidman L. The film stars Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Peña, Dianne Wiest, and Andy García. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. All signs point to the shape-shifter striking twice. As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home.
But even some less mainstream titles, and awards-season darlings, found sophisticated offshore audiences getting out to cinemas in 2018. Escape Room is at 50% Rotten on Rotten Tomatoes. Elsewhere in Asia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam and Malaysia continue to throw off bigger numbers the latter is up 5% in 2018. In addition to predicting which films will score over the next 12 months, we also take a look at the movies that face headwinds. That weekend-to-weekend percent slide is roughly on par with the first frame of 2017 vs. Deadline finance sources estimate repatriated dollars are down approximately 6.
Now an adult with three children, bank teller Michael Banks learns that his house will be repossessed in five days unless he can pay back a loan. This will be an area to watch. There were some other surprises in the mix. The market has also become a massive production hub, particularly for Warner Bros and Disney. So, one can set Dumbo around this mark too, as fans will undoubtedly be curious about how the beloved elephant escapes circus captivity. Disney is releasing a wealth of films with huge fan bases next year.