The Cat Rules the Box Office

The Cat Rules the Box Office

The new "Garfield" movie, featuring Chris Pratt as the voice of Garfield, had a successful opening weekend, grossing approximately $98 million worldwide. Over the Memorial Day weekend, the film earned around $24.8 million in the United States and Canada, and an additional $66.3 million from international markets. This strong performance highlights its popularity despite mixed critical reviews and positions it well for continued box office success. The movie is expected to surpass $100 million by the end of the holiday weekend.

On May 27th specifically, "The Garfield Movie" led the box office with $7.1 million. "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes," featuring animated apes, came in third with $3.7 million. This underscores the significant draw of animated animal films, showcasing their ability to attract audiences and generate substantial box office revenue, even in a competitive market.

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