In its second weekend, Marvel’s Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness will easily rule without any major competition and is expected to draw $75M-$80M, which means a drop of around 60%.
The Sam Raimi directed sequel collected a total of $230.4M in the US until now. The wizard has $321.2M outside the US, taking its global collections to $551.6M.
The Zac Efron movie Firestarter is expected to make around $5M-$7M at 3412 theaters. At 5 PM on Thursday, the previews saw $375K from 2,700 venues. The film’s production cost is estimated to be $12M, and critics have slaughtered the movie with a 25% recommendation on Rotten.
On Thursday, second place was Everything Everywhere All at Once, which collected around $478K for a running total of $43.7M on its seventh weekend.
The third goes to DreamWorks Animation’s The Bad Guys with $472K and a running total of $59.3M in its third week. The 4th position belongs to Sonic the Hedgehog 2 at 3,358, which saw the fifth Thursday of $320K and collected a total of $171.1M.
Superstar Mahesh’s Sarkaru Vaari Paata collected an estimated $310K on Thursday at 500 locations after a Wednesday premiere of $940K for a two day of around $1.25M. The film has slowed down after a superb premiere day because of mixed word of mouth.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness $222 Million
The Bad Guys $58 Million
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – $170 Million
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore $87 Million
Everything Everywhere All at Once $43 Million
Sarkaru Vaari Paata $1.25 Million