In one corner, the live-action adaptation of a Disney animated classic. In the other, that movie where Alec Baldwin voices a CG infant.
Beauty and the Beast has ceded its #1 box office berth — after just two weeks — to The Boss Baby, based on Sunday estimates. The two are close, but Baby is currently on pace for a domestic take of $49 million, compared to Beauty‘s $47.5 million.
This could all change once the full weekend tallies — which aren’t tabulated until Monday — are finalized.
It’s hardly curtains for Beauty, which should finish the weekend just short of a $400 million in total at the U.S. box office. The movie is already the top earner of 2017 domestically, with a commanding lead that very nearly doubles Logan‘s — at #2 — $211.9 year-to-date earnings. Read more…