’s “Gemini Man
” topped the animated comedy “The Addams Family
” with $1.6 million at 3,000 North American sites on Thursday night.Paramount
’s sci-fi thriller launched similarly to Brad Pitt
’s “Ad Astra
,” which earned $1.5 million from Thursday previews before opening with $19 million. “The Addams Family
” brought in $1.3 million at about 3,000 sites on Thursday.
Both new titles are likely to trail Warner Bros.
’ second frame of “Joker,” which outperformed expectations last weekend with a $96.2 million domestic bow. The Joaquin Phoenix
-starrer, which has hit $130 million domestically and $280 million worldwide in a week, should take in as much as $45 million in North America this weekend.
” debuts at 3,642 locations, with more than a third of those screening the film in high frame rate 3D+ format, employed by director Ang Lee
to show Smith alongside a younger clone of himself. After a nearly 20-year gestation to the big screen, “Gemini Man