That makes it a January blockbuster. No wonder Sony is rushing to set up a fourth film in the Will Smith/Martin Lawrence franchise.
It achieved the second biggest Martin Luther King holiday weekend opening ever.
“Dolittle” managed $29.5 million over the four day weekend, not awful but not nearly enough.
“1917” to it’s awards season bounce tl third place. It has now earned over $81 million. “Bad Boys” made almost as much in four days. Formula and franchise matter. And stars.