The North American Box Office Total This Weekend Is Really Low

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It is not a good weekend when it comes to the North American Box Office.

Hardly any of the movies released this weekend made a dent at the Box Office. It will be quiet for several weeks until November when more bigger releases are scheduled to open.

As reported by Box Office Mojo, this weekend is the lowest in over 15 years! All of the movies combined earned less than $50 million. A combination of weak new releases is a factor to the number being so low.

Overall, every movie combined earned just $49 million. This is the lowest since September 2001 when the cumulative total earned was just $43.5 million.

The only movie out soon that can break the cycle is Stephen King's 'It'.

That movie has had a great marketing campaign and is sure to make a lot of money when it comes out on September 8th. Until then, the Box Office won't be very exciting for the next few days.

The highest grossing movie this weekend was The Hitman's Bodyguard which earned only $10 million in its second weekend. Some new releases this weekend included Leap and Birth of the Dragon. Those movies only managed to muster $5 million and $2.5 million respectively.

In hindsight, 20th Century Fox should have released War for the Planet of the Apes in August instead of the middle of July.

War or the Planet of the Apes didn't earn as much money as its predecessors because it was sandwiched in between the releases of both Spider-Man: Homecoming and Dunkirk.

Hopefully the Box Office weekend in the following weeks is not as dismal as this weekend.

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