Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Dominates ‘Annabelle’ and ‘Yesterday’ with $56M

Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 4’ continues its dominance in the box office with an estimated Friday haul of $17M. The movie is expected to collect $56M in its second weekend. Though the animated adventure flick suffered a drop of 54% from the opening day gross of $120.9M, Disney and Pixar bandwagon earned a 10-day total of $235M from the box office. ‘Toy Story 4’ also got a slight advantage when compared to ‘Toy Story 3,’ which earned a 10-day total of $226.8M in 2010, reports The Wrap.

Warner Bros. and New Line’s ‘Annabelle Comes Home’ captures the second place this week with an $11M opening haul on Wednesday. The horror flick collected $6.6M on Friday and has a projected estimate of $19M over its first weekend at the box office. If the estimates hold, the movie will earn a 5-day opening gross of $30M from 3,613 screens. Though the figures are consistent with Warner Bros. projections, it falls below the $35M 3-day opening of ‘Annabelle: Creation’ in 2017.

Another newcomer, ‘Yesterday’ from Universal and Working Title finishes in third place with an estimated $16.7M opening gross. The fantasy-drama earned $6M from 2,603 screens on Friday. The “Beatles-inspired” musical met with mixed reviews with a 60% Rotten Tomatoes score, an A- on CinemaScore and a Postrack rating of 4.5/5.

Aladdin’ and the Genie finishes four with a $9.1M in its sixth weekend. Disney’s live-action reboot of the animated classic collected $2.8M on Friday which pushed its overall gross to $300M. Universal and Illumination’s ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ is in the fifth spot with a $6.5M haul in its fourth weekend. The projected weekend figures for the movie stand at $6.4M, making its total domestic earnings $130M.

Sony’s ‘Men in Black: International’ falls out of top 5 with a Friday gross of $1.9M. The movie is expected to touch $10.7M estimated mark during its third week at the box office. The total domestic haul of the movie stands at $64M. ‘Avengers: Endgame’ returns to the top ten and captures the seventh spot with a $5.8M in its 10th weekend. A special re-release with a deleted scene gave the superhero flick the thrust to improve its performance at the box office. ‘Avengers: Endgame’ amassed a 10-week domestic haul of $841.7M. The movie still needs nearly $30M to pass the $2.78B mark set by James Cameron’s ‘Avatar.’ ‘Child’s Play’ ($23.3M), ‘Rocketman’ ($83.8M) and ‘John Wick 3’ ($3.46M) round out the top ten list this week.

Cover Image Courtesy: Disney/Pixar (Toy Story 4).