The feature movie “Ford v Ferrari”, directed by James Mangold, with Matt Damon and Christian Bale in distribution, made its debut in the US box office.”Ford v Ferrari” generated $ 31 million in revenue, according to boxofficemojo.com, while the films “Charlie’s Angels” and “The Good Liar” debuted weakly, with $ 8.6 million, respectively 5.65 millions of dollars.
The feature film, based on true events, tells the story of the dispute between Ford and Ferrari for supremacy. Matt Damon is Carroll Shelby’s engineer, and Christian Bale is Ken Miles’ driver. They team up to build a car that surpasses Ferrari. The action is filed in 1966, before the 24-hour race from Le Mans (France).
Elizabeth Banks wrote and directed “Charlie’s Angels”, with Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska in distribution, the third adaptation of the series for the big screen. In the new film, “angels” try to block new technology that can threaten the world. The cast includes Sam Claflin, Patrick Stewart, and Noah Centineo.
“The Good Liar”, directed by BillCondon, stars Ian McKellen. He plays the role of an artist trying to conquer a rich widow, played by Hellen Mirren. The film is an adaptation of Nicholas Searle’s eponymous novel.
The second place in the US box office was occupied by “Midway”, with Woody Harrelson in distribution. On the second weekend of the premiere, he generated $ 8.75 million in revenue, down one place in the standings.
“Midway”, directed by Roland Emmerich, based on a script by Wes Tooke, follows the true story of the fight carried out by the pilots and commanders of the American fleet who, although outnumbered, managed to defeat a very strong opponent.
The comedy “Playing With Fire”, directed by Andy Fickman, dropped one place to four, after generating $ 8.55 million in the second weekend of the premiere.
The romantic movie “Last Christmas”, with Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding and Emma Thompson in distribution, also dropped to a top spot, up to five, with revenues of $ 6.7 million recorded in the second weekend since its debut.
The “Doctor Sleep” thriller, directed by Mike Flanagan, with Ewan McGregor in the lead role, dropped four positions to six, with revenues of $ 6.1 million in the second weekend of the premiere.
Todd Phillips’ “Joker” dropped two places to eight, after generating $ 5.63 million in the seventh weekend of its debut. Globally, the film with Joaquin Phoenix in the lead role has exceeded the $ 1 billion thresholds.
The fantasy film “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”, with Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Michelle Pfeiffer in distribution, fell two positions, to nine, after, in the fifth weekend of the premiere, generated revenues of 5.2 million of dollars.
“Harriet”, the story of Harriet Tubman – escaping from slavery and becoming one of America’s heroes, who, through courage, ingenuity and tenacity, liberated hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history – descended two places, ranking ten. On the third weekend of the premiere, the movie generated $ 4.7 million in revenue.