Foreign Box Office: ‘King Arthur’ Lags Behind ‘Guardians 2,’ ‘Alien: Covenant’ With $29M (TOP 10-Movies This Weekend LIST)

Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur

Overseas, King Arthur paced lagged behind both Guardians Vol. 2, which raked in another $52.2 million in its third weekend, and the $42 million launch of Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant in 34 markets. Conversely, King Arthur debuted to a tepid $29.1 million from its first 51 markets, including a miserable $5.1 million in China. It still has numerous major markets in which to open, including the U.K. and Australia.kingarthur-1

Rounding out the top five domestically were The Fate of the Furious and The Boss Baby.


Elsewhere on the U.S. chart, Lowriders, from Blumhouse’s BH Title and Imagine in association with Telemundo, cracked the top 10 despite playing in only 269 theaters. Targeting Hispanic audiences, the movie earned $2.4 million to place No. 8.

Weekend Box Office 5/14/17

Weekend Box Office Chart Estimates – Source: comScore
Weekend Cume Theaters Week
1. Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 2 $63M $246.2M 4,347 2
2. Snatched $17.5M $17.5M 3,501 1
3. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword $14.7M $14.7M 3,702 1
4. The Fate of the Furious $5.3M $215M 3,067 5
5. The Boss Baby $4.6M $162.4M 2,911 7
6. Beauty and the Beast $3.9M $493.2M 2,172 9
7. How to be a Latin Lover $3.8M $26.1M 1,123 3
8. Lowriders $2.4M $2.4M 295 1
9. The Circle $1.74M $18.9M 2,132 3
10. MET Opera: Der Rosenkavalier (2017)
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: Warner Bros.
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