‘Wonder Woman’ Reigns Supreme at the Box Office for Second Week
It seems like fans are still heading to theaters to see Diana, Princess of Themyscira, in her solo big-screen debut.
Her competition this weekend was The Mummy, starring Sofia Boutella and Tom Cruise, but it seems that even the first film in Universal’s Dark Universe series (which is set to encompass other monstrous creatures such as, Frankenstein, Dracula and the Wolf Man amongst others) struggled in comparison.
The Universal film was no match for the DC Comics heroine and Wonder Woman raked in another $57.2 million domestically. This means the film now has the lowest first to second domestic weekend drop (45%) for a modern superhero film.
With this weekend’s box office take, the film has made $205 million domestically in two weekends at the box office. Not bad for a film that was tracked to make an estimated $65 million in it’s opening weekend.
The film has been setting records since it debuted last weekend, including the highest opening weekend box office tally ever for a female director and the second best Tuesday in June for a live-action flick.
Starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman is the origin story of the Amazonian Princess and her first foray into man’s world to stop the evil that’s running rampant, which she believes to be the cause of World War I.
If you haven’t seen Wonder Woman yet, check it out in theaters now.