The Marvels, the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, lived up to low expectations for its box office debut.
The movie debuted at number one on a very lackluster weekend for theaters, pulling in a mere $47 million, the lowest weekend premiere ever for a Marvel film.
Following far behind in second place was the fright flick Five Night’s at Freddy’s.
Josh Hutcherson stars as a security guard working at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, who discovers the friendly-looking animatronic characters get up to sinister antics at night.
The film kept moviegoers jumping in their seats to the tune of $9 million.
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour continued to pack movie houses its fifth weekend in theaters.
The concert film recorded during the Grammy winner’s Los Angeles shows earlier this year, has been a hit with fans who want to re-live the show and those who were unable to buy tickets to the sold-out tour.
The Eras Tour earned $5.9 million over the three-day weekend. It has reached fans as far away as Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam, earning nearly $241 million worldwide.
Director Sofia Coppola’s take on the relationship between Elvis Presley and his first wife is portrayed in Priscilla.
Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi star in the biopic, which was co-written by Priscilla Presley.
It remained in fourth place, earning $4.65 million.
Killers of the Flower Moon fell to fifth place.
The crime drama, based on a sad chapter in history in which members of the Osage tribe were murdered for their oil rights, stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Lily Gladstone.
The Martin Scorsese directed drama earned $4.65 million.
The Holdovers, a sweet drama starring Paul Giamatti and Dominic Sessa as a teacher and student who form a friendship after they are the only two with nowhere to go over the winter holiday, landed in sixth place.
Da’Vine Joy Randolph stars as a kitchen worker who helps them come together for a ‘family holiday.’
The film has received a 96-percent fresh rating from critics and audiences seem to agree, giving in a score of 91-percent.
The Holdovers earned $3.2 million.
Debuting in seventh place was Journey to Bethlehem.
The live action Christmas musical stars Antonio Banderas as wicked King Herod, Milo Manheim as Joseph and Fiona Palomo as Mary.
The movie was released via Sony Picture’s Affirm Films and earned 2.425 million dollars in ticket sales its first week in theaters.
Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie landed safely in eighth place.
The animated adventure about a four-legged rescue squad remains popular with fans of the TV show on which the movie is based, scratching up $1.76 million over the weekend.
Radical continued to hold its own, landing in ninth place.
The drama stars Eugenio Derbez as a teacher who tries a radical new approach to education in the Mexican border town where he lives and works.
The film is playing in only 534 theaters across the US, earning $1.752 million.
Critics and audiences have given Radical a big thumbs up and it could be a major contender come awards season.
The Exorcist: Believer rounds out the top ten.
The frightening sequel to the 1973 horror classic scared up 1.15 million at the box office after six weeks in theaters.
The Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, starring Rachel Ziegler, Viola Davis and Tom Blyth enters the fray and could threaten The Marvels tenuous hold at the top of the box office on Friday, November 17.