According to early projections, Bad Boys For Life will take the top spot at the weekend box office and is performing better than earlier projections thanks to its $23.5 million opening day at the North American box office. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s latest entry in the action-comedy series on a pace for a $66-68 million opening.
Bad Boys For Life‘s very strong Martin Luther King Jr. weekend showing will make it the second highest-grossing film ever over this particular holiday weekend, right behind American Sniper ($107.2 million in 2014.)
Robert Downey Jr.’s Dolittle looks to be a disappointment, bringing in just $6.3 million in domestic receipts on Friday, which puts it on track for $31 million.
” Bad Boys for Life ” is showing plenty of power at the North American box office with an impressive launch of around $66 million at 3,740 venues over the four-day holiday weekend. Sony’s sequel to 1995’s “Bad Boys” and 2003’s “Bad Boys II” far exceeded the studio’s pre-release forecasts of a $38 million weekend.
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