Sunday, November 27

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Dwayne Johnson has his best leading man opening ever with Black Adam

As expected, Black Adam easily took the top spot this weekend with $67 million, representing a personal best for the always likable Dwayne Johnson in a leading role. Compared to how the weekend was originally looking, this falls more in line with our original predictions from earlier this week. If we look at the entire DCEU, the number falls in the middle of other origin stories Aquaman ($67.8m opening, $335m domestic total) and Shazam! ($53.5m opening, $140.3m domestic total) while it is a far cry from titles such as Man of Steel ($116.6m opening, $291m domestic total), Batman v Superman ($166m opening, $330.3m domestic total), Suicide Squad ($133.6m opening, $325.1m domestic total), Wonder Woman ($103.2m opening, $412,5m domestic total) and even Justice League ($93.8m opening, $229m dom...