The Box Office Report: ‘The Flash’ wins the weekend in less-than-heroic fashion
Two Ezra Millers and Michael Keaton’s return as Batman weren’t enough to make ‘The Flash’ a massive hit.
Hello! Welcome to The Box Office Report for the weekend of June 16-18, 2023.
Before we get into this weekend’s box office, I need to mention that Popculturology will be off this Tuesday, June 20. With the long weekend, pop culture news is slim. I’ll see you all again on Friday.
1. The Flash
Weekend gross: $55.1M
Total domestic gross: $55.1M
Last weekend: New release
Percent drop: NA
The Flash won the weekend, but it wasn’t pretty. While earlier tracking had The Flash on pace for a $60 million to $70 million opening weekend, the Ezra Miller extravaganza stalled out with a $55.1 million debut.
As opening weekends go for DCEU movies, The Flash wasn’t the worst recent debut (that would be Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ $30.1 million weekend), but it didn’t live up to the $67 million that Black Adam scored its opening weekend. (Never thought we’d be using Black Adam as a standard to live up to …)
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