Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore tops box office

(Los Angeles) The latest installment in the series of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledorecast a spell at the North American box office upon its theatrical release to grab the top spot this weekend, according to preliminary figures from specialist firm Exhibitor Relations released on Sunday.

Posted at 1:58 p.m.

This new episode of the saga derived from the world of Harry Potter, centered on the fight of Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) against the evil Gellert Grindelwald, played by Mads Mikkelsen in replacement of Johnny Depp, has according to these estimates garnered 43 million dollars in its first three days of operation in the United States and Canada.

The Secrets of Dumbledore however, signs the worst recipe for one of the 11 films from the universe invented by J. K. Rowling during a first weekend, notes the Variety site.

“It was impossible for the Fantastic Beasts equal the success of Harry Potter,” commented David Gross of Franchise Entertainment Research. Such a triumph “only happens once in a lifetime”.

sonic 2down sharply in its second week of operation, drops to second place with 30 million.

In this sequel to the Adventures of the Blue Hedgehog, Jim Carrey reprises his role as the evil, mustachioed Doctor Robotnik, who wants – quite simply – to destroy humanity, unless Sonic stops him…

Original Title: The Lost Cityan action film mixed with romantic comedy with Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum, completes the podium with 6.5 million.

Everything Everywhere All at Once takes fourth place, with 6 million, followed by the biopic Father Stustarring Mark Wahlberg as a boxer-turned-priest, which had a disappointing first weekend in theaters with just 5.7 million.

The rest of the top 10

6. Morbius (4.7 million)
7. Ambulance (4 million)
8. The Batman (3.8 million)
9. KGF 2 hINDI (2.8 million)
10. Uncharted (1.2 million)

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