‘Tom & Jerry’ $12.5M Opening To $12.5M At Box Office, Second Best During Pandemic – Deadline
Updated Sunday AM after Saturday 7:51 AM post: Warner Bros.’ day and date release of Tom & Jerry in theaters and on HBO Max has scored the second-best opening during the pandemic, since theaters reopened in August with $13.7M at 2,475 theaters. Warner Bros. also holds the domestic box office opening record during the pandemic with its Christmas release of Wonder Woman 1984 which did $16.4M. Worldwide Tom & Jerry did $38.8M. The pic I hear before marketing costs, carried a production budget of $79M.
That number also beats the 3-day of Universal/Dreamworks Animation’s Croods: New Age, which took in $9.7M over the 3-day weekend Thanksgiving weekend.
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