The Flash Hits the Ground With $55 Million Box Office in US

Warner Brothers’ The Lightning has finally hit theaters after a much longer development process more controversial than the studio probably intended. With pre-release social media buzz to cheer it up and solid, sometimes luminous According to reviews, it seemed like the multiversal action film could cause a stir in the cinemas. And the actual Reality turns out to be true…ehhhhhh?

At the time of writing diversity reports The superhero film is number one here in the US, albeit with a current price of $55.1 million gross. It is expected to hit around $64 million by the end of the four-day weekend, which is below either the $75-85 million predictions reported before publication, And the $67 million launch of the last year Black Adam. With an additional $75 million from international viewers, the worldwide total is currently $139 million. And since so much of the film’s release weekend will be shrouded in talk about it VFX and some of his cameosthe film might not pull off much in the next few weeks.

Outside of The Lightning, There were two other great films that had widespread publications this weekend. In the second pTop was Pixars Elementary at $29.5 million domestically and expected worldwide revenue of $29.5 million 45 million dollars. Although the film made good impressions on those who saw it, it still attracted positive attention mixed reviews and has to contend with that too Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse quiet in theaters and the Super Mario Bros Movie comes to physical and streaming. Currently, this is the lowest domestic box office for Pixar — recently downsizing before the film’s release—since 2015 The good dinosaur and 2020s Further both opened at $39 million.

Finally Lionsgate’s The blackening peaked at number six in the US with $6 million. Before publication, tThe comedy slasher film has good reviews and mouth value, with Most of the latter come from black celebrities on social media. come out oThe Juneteenth weekend probably helped too, but at the time of writing it’s not clear if the film will have an international release.

The next week is empty in terms of genre offerings, but the weekend of June 30th is contains three major films. With Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, Disney is trying to woo the nostalgia crowd (and Harrison Ford’s overlapping fanbase) to somehow finish the series while Dreamworks’ Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken I will try to teach children the spectacle of seeing teenagers Kaiju slaps giant mermaids in the face. As for streaming, the one that was once canceled Nimona Movie is finally coming to Netflix, and from the sound of it, it’s pretty cool.

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Zack Zwiezen

Zack Zwiezen is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Zack Zwiezen joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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