The Little Mermaid box office revenue $120. As the Memorial Day long weekend begins, the North American box office preview hits 3 million.
This is one of the best screenings to show before the holiday weekend. Disney’s live-action Aladdin is holding on with $10.8 million previews Records. The records of The Little Mermaid include $850, box office proceeds from Wednesday special screenings; remainder from traditional Thursday night screenings.
Overall, The Little Mermaid ranks No. 7.
Rob Marshall directs the live-action remake of Disney’s beloved animated film. The new Little Mermaid stars
Halle Bailey as Ariel, a feisty young mermaid who does Out of a dangerous deal, experience land life with the evil sea witch Ursula ( Melissa McCarthy ), and meet the heroic Prince Eric (Jonah Halkin). However, the agreement poses a huge risk to her father’s watery kingdom.
The cast also includes Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Javier Bardem, Jacob Tremblay, Noma Dumezweni and Art Malik.
Bailey’s performance as Ariel gets from critics amid racist backlash from social media commenters Praise for protesting casting a black actress in the leading role. Disney insiders don’t expect the protests to hurt the film’s performance in North America, but are waiting to see how it fares in some overseas markets.
The Little Mermaid Expect to earn up to
during the four-day holiday millions of dollars in revenue. That would mark the fifth-best start to Memorial Day weekend domestically, a ranking currently held by Disney’s live-action Aladdin, which opened at $. 8 million for a four-day holiday.
The movie’s four-day gross is estimated to include three days’ total $80 million. Pre-orders are ahead of Aladdin , but behind the live-action remake Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King .
Overseas, this movie sells for $100 Millions open until Sunday.
Interest is driven by girls, moms, and other women, similar to Beauty and the Beast
, whose audience is % of women.
The film features a score by multi-Oscar winner Alan Mencken, as well as a new song by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Legendary’s action comedy The Machine and Robert De Niro comedy About My Father is also showing nationally, but is not expected to make more than $5 or $6 million domestically.
The Machine from Screen Gems, starring Bert Kreischer and inspired by comedians’ stand-up names. Mark Hamill co-stars.