The Boss Baby Is The BIG Boss Of The Box Office This Weekend — Even Taking Down Beauty And The Beast! Wow!

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Who saw this coming?!

The Boss Baby has firmly taken the top slot through this weekend’s box office totals, marking a big opener for the animated DreamWorks film, and even going so far as to knock Beauty and the Beast out of the top spot at the box office!

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Starring Alec Baldwin, The Boss Baby must appeal to moviegoers in some kind of way, because it pulled in an early estimate $15.5 million across North American box offices on Friday alone, with the foundation laid for what forecasters expect will be a full weekend of more than $50 million in ticket sales!


That means it’s the most popular movie in America this weekend!

Beauty and the Beast had taken in $13 million on Friday, and was on pace for $48 million through the end of the weekend — not a bad total by any means, but certainly a little short of the unexpected, animated winner of the weekend!

As for other new releases, Paramount‘s Ghost In The Shell — starring Scarlett Johansson — took in just under $10 million on Thursday and Friday alone, and was on pace for a weekend total right around $20 million.

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Not bad… but not The Boss Baby.

What’d U think of the new releases in theaters this weekend, Perezcious readers?! Did U go see The Boss Baby??

What’s making that movie SO successful?! Let us know in the comments (below)!!!

[Image via DreamWorks.]

Apr 2, 2017 12:34pm PDT

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