'Solo' Continues to Nosedive at Box Office

Read more on this subject: Entertainment: Movies
News Story Source: https://www.thewrap.com, Jeremy Fuster
"Solo: A Star Wars Story" is continuing to fall fast at the box office, as industry estimates project a second weekend total of just $29 million.

On its second Friday, "Solo" only made $8.1 million, a staggering 77 percent drop from the already low $35.3 million the "Star Wars" anthology film made on its opening day. Even when taking out the $14.1 million from Thursday previews that counted towards the opening Friday total, the Friday-to-Friday drop is still 62 percent.

As for the weekend downtrend, a $29 million total would be a 66 percent drop-off from the film's $84.7 million Friday-Sunday launch. By comparison, the last "Star Wars" release, "The Last Jedi," had a drop-off of 67 percent.

But at least there were some mitigating factors for "Last Jedi." That film opened to $220 million and had its second weekend fall on the same weekend as Christmas Eve, historically one of the slowest box office days of the year
Read More or Make a Comment

Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.