The price of Warner Bros. increased by $6 million in Thursday previews that started at 2 p.m. at 3,350 venues.
According to Comscore, the David Yates-directed film will earn $45 million over the Easter holiday weekend, where 73 percent of all K-12 schools are off today. Dumbledore already has 44 more offshore territories including France, Italy, and Korea, with a global take of $97 million as of Sunday. Dumbledore's first week overseas, including LatAM, Italy, and France, is expected to increase by 51%, compared to the 36% Rotten for 2018's Fantastic Beasts
The first Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which earned $8.75 million (before a $29.7 million first Friday and $74.4 million opening) and its 2018 sequel, which paid $7.3 million on Thursday alone, while Dumbledore was ahead of $5 million made last week by Paramount.
The other wide release this weekend is Sony's Mark Wahlberg priest drama, which completed an estimated $765K Thursday at 2,705 theaters, -51% from its $1.55 million Wednesday (which included previews), ranking fifth for the day. Outlook this weekend for the R-rated film, which is 45% Rotten, is between $7 million and $10 million.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 closes its first week in a row with an estimated $89.6 million in four locations, 12% ahead of its first week of its 2020 season. Thursday rang up $4.4 million, +22% over Wednesday.
Rocky's name is a threat to the law and order, as he confronts threats from all sides. K.F.G. Chapter 2 from filmmaker Prashanth Neel racked up an estimated $1.4 million on Thursday at 510 locations. Logline: While his supporters look up to him, the government considers him as a threat to the country. Rocky must combat threats from all sides for unchallenged supremacy.
The Lost City, which was leased at 3,797, received an estimated $907K yesterday, up 22 percent from Wednesday, but it is in third place for a total of $72 million throughout week 3.
Sony's Morbius earned $808 million on 4,268 sites, up 8% over Wednesday, for a total of $60.4 million throughout Week 2.
Everything From Everywhere at once at 1,250 locations made $751K, +4% on Wednesday, for a total of three weeks.
After a $638K Thursday, Universal/Endeavor Content's Ambulance ended its first week with $11.6 million at 3,412, up from 1% on Wednesday.