‘Joker’ Obliterates Box Office Competition With $93 Million Debut

Joker, featuring Joaquin Phoenix as Batman’s biggest nemesis, was the outright champion this weekend at the box office with a stellar $93.5 million debut. Coming in far behind was the animated film Abominable (#2, $12 million), followed by Downton Abbey (#8 million). Here’s the top 10:

  1. Joker Joaquin Phoenix scores his comic book film and its $93.5 million debut may bode well for a sequel even though director Todd Phillips sees it as a standalone feature!
  2. Abominable – Animated film takes in $12 million.
  3. Downton Abbey – Drama collects $8 million.
  4. HustlersJennifer Lopez flick makes $6.3 million and has made over $91 million domestically.
  5. It: Chapter TwoStephen King horror feature grosses $5.4 million.
  6. Ad Astra Brad Pitt space drama checks in with $4.6 million.
  7. Judy – Biopic on Judy Garland generates $4.5 million in business.
  8. Rambo: Last Blood Sylvester Stallone’s “last” outing as Rambo makes $3.5 million.
  9. War – Bollywood action film takes in $1.5 million.
  10. Good BoysSeth Rogen produced comedy hangs in with $900,000.

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