The Scottish actor plays the now-adult title role in the new Disney film, in which he is reunited with Winnie The Pooh, the stuffed bear of his childhood, to help put his priorities into perspective. "Teen Titans Go! To the Movies", $4.9 million.
"Christopher Robin" may have a hard time making up the slack overseas. Chinese authorities, per usual, did not give a reason. "We think this movie will have legs".
CHINA has banned the new Winnie the Pooh movie from its cinemas over a meme mocking President Xi Jinping.
As for Christopher Robin, the box office performance very much matches the critical reaction: it's fine.
Disney's latest assault on our collective heartstrings Christopher Robin opens in theaters this weekend, reacquainting audiences around the world with A.A. Milne and his beloved Hundred Acre Woods. The Marvel tentpole - starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler - crossed $700 million at the domestic box office, one of three films to hit that mark.
In third place, the comedy film The Spy Who Dumped Me was unable to shake negative reviews from critics, earning a mere $12.3 million its freshman weekend.
- New release "The Darkest Minds" debuts at #8 with $5.8 million.
The final wide release, Dinesh D'Souza's "Death of a Nation", made $2.3 million on 1,032 screens.
Directed by Susanna Fogel, the film follows two 30-year-old best friends who are thrust unexpectedly into an worldwide conspiracy and get chased through Europe by assassins after one of their ex-boyfriends turns out to be a spy.