Box Office: Aquaman Splashes Big In North America

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It's a few days before Christmas Day and a lot of new release movies have come out. The biggest release this week is Aquaman which is getting far better reviews than other DCEU movies.

As reported by Box Office Pro, Aquaman made a huge splash this weekend earning $67.4 million in three days. This falls in line with the predictions analysts tracked a few weeks ago.

It appears word of mouth for Aquaman is doing well because it has a Cinemascore of an 'A-'. Not to mention it has 64% rating on Rotten Tomatoes from critics and a favorable 85% rating from the audience.

With Christmas Day approaching, Aquaman should pass the $100 million mark in the next few days. From a worldwide standpoint, the movie has $482.8 million and should gross more money than last year's disappointing Justice League movie.

Another new release this week is Mary Poppins Returns from Disney.

It opened on a Wednesday, but still managed to have a Box Office weekend of $22.2 million. Word of mouth for this movie is also positive earning an 'A-' from Cinemascore.

Mary Poppins Returns will make more money during the Holidays as the movie has been nominated for many Golden Globe awards. It should be a family favorite this Christmas.

Anyway, the other new release movie this week is the Transformers spin-off called Bumblebee. In the three day weekend, it managed to get $21 million. This is lower than most other Transformers movies, but reviews are carrying this movie really well.

Much like Aquaman and Mary Poppins Returns, Bumblebee also received a Cinemascore of an 'A-'. Its Rotten Tomatoes rating is 94% from critics so word of mouth should be strong over the Holiday season.

Last weekend's winner Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse dropped down to fourth place this week earning $16.7 million. Its North America total now stands at over $64.8 million so far.

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