Bohemian Rhapsody Opens Big In Its Box Office Opening Weekend

Despite getting average and mediocre reviews from professional critics, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' still managed to have a stellar opening weekend. The movie managed to have a bigger opening weekend than 'A Star Is Born' which stars Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.

As reported by Box Office Pro, Bohemian Rhapsody' managed to earn an estimated $50 million in its opening weekend. This is way above expectations and it's going to look good for the film in the coming weeks.

Even though critics have only scored the film an average of 60% on Rotten Tomatoes, word of mouth from average movie goers has been much better.

The film's Audience Score is an impressive 95% as of time of writing with a Cinemascore of an 'A' rating too.

The things fans love about the movie so far is Rami Malek's portrayal as Freddie Mercury plus people love the music of Queen in general. From a worldwide standpoint, the movie has earned over $141.7 million globally.

Opening behind 'Bohemian Rhapsody; is Disney's 'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms'. The Disney film only mustered to open at $20 million in North America with a worldwide total of $58.5 million.

Word of mouth is looking weak as the Rotten Tomatoes score for the film is 35% from critics. The Audience score isn't any better with only 41% rating from normal movie fans.

Other movies still doing well at the Box Office include the likes of Halloween, A Star is Born and Venom.

We should look out for Venom next weekend because it finally opens in China this Friday. There's a chance the film could gross over $600 million worldwide next weekend!

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