‘Encanto’ leads box office over Thanksgiving weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Disney’s animated movie “Encanto” is the leading-grossing movie over the lengthy Thanksgiving weekend as in general box place of work totals are down about 45% from 2019’s holiday getaway time period, in accordance to industry estimates released Sunday.

“Encanto,” whose story is set in Colombia, grossed $27 million Friday by means of Sunday at theaters in the United States and Canada and an approximated $40.3 million for the five-working day weekend beginning Wednesday, Comscore reported.

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” slipped to next area, having in $24.5 million Friday by Sunday and $35.2 million Wednesday as a result of Sunday in its next week in theaters.

“Property of Gucci” was third, opening with a three-working day total of $14.2 million and a five-working day overall of $21.8 million.

“Eternals” was fourth, grossing $7.9 million for the three-working day weekend in its fourth 7 days.

It was followed by “Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City,” which opened with $5.2 million for the a few-day weekend and $8.8 million more than five days.

Rounding out the major 10 domestic releases for Friday-Sunday, as approximated by Comscore, were being “Clifford the Significant Pink Doggy” ($4.8 million), “King Richard” ($3.3 million), “Dune” ($2.1 million), “No Time to Die” ($1.7 million) and “Venom: Enable There be Carnage” ($1.5 million).

Year-to-day box office environment totals are up 64.8% around 2020, as moviegoers slowly and gradually return to theaters just after months of lockdowns in the course of the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, this year’s all round domestic gross of $142 million for the Thanksgiving weekend is down about 45% from 2019’s pre-pandemic overall.