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‘Cars 3’ Beats ‘Wonder Woman’ With $53.5M at Box Office, Tupac Biopic ‘All Eyez on Me’ Nabs $27M


“” lands in the first place in its debut weekend at North American box office. The Pixar and Disney animated flick defeated “” with an estimated $53.5 million. The third “” movie managed to dominate the domestic box office despite signs of franchise fatigue, though it’s the lowest opening for any “Cars” movie.

“We are thrilled with this start and look forward to the balance of the world opening up. ‘Cars’ continues to be an important franchise for the company and the reaction to this new story and characters is very gratifying,” said Disney’s distribution president Dave Hollis. “Pixar’s consistency is an extraordinary competitive advantage in today’s world.”

“Wonder Woman” drops to the second place in its third weekend after dominating the chart for two weeks in a row. The DC movie starring as the titular superheroine earned another $40.8 million for a total domestic cume to $274.6 million. Globally, the Patty Jenkins-directed flick collected a massive $571.8 million.

Landing in the third place is biopic “”. The biopic, which stars and includes numerous tracks from Tupac’s music catalog, was released on what would have been the late rapper’s 46 birthday on Friday, June 16. The Benny Boom-directed movie was estimated to collect $27.1 million from 2.471 theaters.

“He is such a huge figure in hip-hop culture,” said Codeblack executive VP Quincy Newell. “We were very aggressive about finding hardcore films and making them advocates for this film.”

Universal’s “” follows at No. 4 with approximately $13.9 million in its second weekend, bringing its total domestic cume to $56.5 million. The -led movie was lagging domestically, but it continues to do solid business internationally, where it won the weekend with $53 million for a total of $239.1 million.

Rounding out the top five is “”. The low-budget shark thriller starring surprisingly beats fellow female-driven newcomer “” with an estimated $11.5 million. Sadly, Sony’s raunchy comedy starring , and among others debuts at No. 7 after only collecting an estimated $8 million.

Top Ten Movies at Weekend Box Office for June 16-18:

  1. “” – $53.5 million
  2. “” – $40.8 million
  3. “” – $27.1 million
  4. “” – $13.9 million
  5. “” – $11.5 million
  6. “” – $8.5 million
  7. “” – $8 million
  8. “” – $7.4 million
  9. “” – $5 million
  10. “” – $2.6 million

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