Box Office Recap – 02/18/2019


Robert Rodriguez’ and James Cameron’s Alita: Battle Angel topped the B.O. on Presidents Day weekend with a $27.8 million take. It seems the word on the street is positive, because it pulled only $8.7 million Thursday and then jumped 55% Saturday for an $11.6 million take. (Since opening Thursday, it has pulled in a total of $41 million domestically). 

The sci-fi action film was budgeted at about $170 million and follows the story of a cyborg girl who takes control of her destiny. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (the voice cast is led by Chris Pratt and Jason Momoa) dropped 38% with an estimated $21.2 million take, and Warner Bros.’ Isn’t It Romantic came in at No. 3 with a $14.2 million debut. 

What Men Want came in fourth with $10.9 million, while Happy Death Day opened at No. 5 with $9.8 million. 

  1. Alita: Battle Angel — $27.8 million
  2. Lego Movie 2: The Second Part — $21.2 million
  3. Isn’t It Romantic— $14.2 million
  4. What Men Want— $10.9 million
  5. Happy Death Day 2U— $9.8 million
  6. Cold Pursuit — $6 million
  7. The Upside— $5.8 million
  8. Glass— $3.9 million
  9. The Prodigy— $3.2 million
  10. Green Book — $2.8 million