Coco Trots Past Justice League With $13.2M wednesday (2019)
As the long thanksgiving holiday got underway disney and pixer coco danced its way past holdover Justice League on wednesday with an opening day gross of $13.2 million after nabbing an A+ cinemascore. Wednesday haul included $2.3 million in tuesday nigth previews. Coco is playing in 3,987 theaters in north america. Justice league took in $ 10.5 million from 4,051 theaters for domestic total of $122.4 million. At this pace coco about the popular mexian holiday day of the dea should have no trouble winning the turkey trot with a five day debut north of $70 million.
Between them disney animation studios and pixer claim the top six five day thanksgiving opeings of all times not accounting for inflation. Frozen 2013 is the record holder with $93.6 million while last year moana sang its way to $82.1 million. Tangled took in $68.7 million in 2010 and the good dinosaur $55.5 million in 2015. when adjusting for inflation the 1999 toy story 2 supplants frozen with nearly $141 million unadjusted toy story five day debut was $ 80.1 million.
Directed by lee unkrich and co-directed by adrian molina coco tells the story of 12 year old miguel anthony gonzalez who sets out to become an accmplished musician like his idol ernesto de la cruz benjamin bratt. The trouble is his family has banned music for generations. Miguel suddenly finds himself in the magical land of the dead where he teams up with the trickster hector gael garcia bernal in hopes f unlocking the secret behind his family history. The frozen featurette olafs frozen adventure accompanies the movie. Warner bros DC superhero mashup justice league which debuted last weekend is expected to earn roughly $62 million over the five day holiday corridor.
Elsewhere director stephen chbosky family friendly wonder remains a strong daw after opening to a far better than expected $27 million last weekend.The movie also nabbin a coveted A+ cinemascore has galvanized elementary school kids teachers and parents across the country. The $20 million movie adaptation of R.J. palacio acclaimed children novel tells the story of a young boy with a faical deformity who attends a mainstream school for the first time the book spawned the choose kind movement. Lionsgate particpant media walden media and mandeville movie partnered on wonder which stars julia robersts jacob tremblay and owen wilson.