Weekend Box Office 11/5
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – “Five Nights at Freddy’s” held onto its box office crown in its second weekend, earning $19.4 million to outpace all other films at North American theaters, according to industry estimates released Sunday.
The family-friendly horror film from Blumhouse Productions, based on a popular video game franchise, slipped from its huge $78 million opening in its first weekend, but still beat out “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour,” which grossed $13.5 million in its fourth week.
Third place went to Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon,” which made $7 million Friday through Sunday in its third weekend, Comscore reported.
“Priscilla,” director Sofia Coppola’s film based on the memoirs of Priscilla Presley, opened with $5 million for fourth place.
“Radical,” a drama about an elementary school teacher in Mexico, opened with $2.7 million for fifth place.
Rounding out the top 10 domestic releases, as estimated by Comscore, were “The Exorcist: Believer” ($2.1 million), “After Death” ($2 million), “Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie” ($1.9 million), “What Happens Later” ($1.5 million) and “Freelance” ($1.2 million).
This weekend’s overall three-day box office haul was estimated at $63.4 million. The year-to-date total is $7.792 billion — an increase of 25.4% over the figure at this time last year, according to Comscore.
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