Box Office Recap – 08/26/2019


Angel Has Fallen topped the box office with $21.3 million, according to studio estimates as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to succeed during the dog days of summer. 

The Lionsgate film, which stars Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman and was produced for about $40 million, beat expectations going into the weekend, opening similar to 2016’s previous installment, London Has Fallen

Universal’s Good Boys came in second place with $11.8 million in its second week out. Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark made $6 million. Meanwhile, the Dwayne Johnson top-lined Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw opened in China with $102 million, pushing the worldwide haul to $588.9 million. This week, it drew $8.1 million domestically. 


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Top 10 at the Box Office:

  1. “Angel Has Fallen,” $21.3 million.
  2. “Good Boys,” $11.8 million.
  3. “Overcomer,” $8 million.
  4. “The Lion King,” $8.2 million.
  5. “Hobbs and Shaw,” $8.1 million ($120 million international).
  6. “Ready or Not,” $7.6 million.
  7. “The Angry Birds 2 Movie,” $6.4 million.
  8. “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” $6 million.
  9. “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” $5.2 million.
  10. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” $5 million.