'Doctor Sleep' kicks off weekend box office with $1.5M on Thursday night

Nov 08, 2019 11:07

#DoctorSleep rouses $1.5 million at the Thursday box office https://t.co/bzvhMed2kv
- Variety (@Variety) November 8, 2019

Shining sequel 'Doctor Sleep' kicked off this weekend's box office with $1.5 Million from Thursday night previews in the U.S./Canada. The horror/thriller starring Ewan McGregor is anticipated to make between $25 million to $30 million this weekend (on a $45 million budget).

Right behind it is war drama 'Midway' ($59.5 million budget), which made $925,000 at 2,600 locations on Thursday, and is expected to bring in around $12 million to $15 million over the weekend, as will the the rom-com 'Last Christmas' ($30 million budget), which made $575,000 on Thursday.

Also out in select theaters is 'Honey Boy', 'Playing with Fire', and the documentary 'The Kingmaker'.

Source: https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1192833514766512128

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