“Barbie” is no longer the box office doll after “Blue Beetle” quickly crawled to the top.
The DC Comics flick took home $10 million in Friday’s premiere. according to IMDB’s Box Office Mojo.
The Post called the superhero film – which stars Xolo Maridueña from ‘Cobra Kai’ – “refreshingly sparkling”.
Directed by Ángel Manuel Soto, the film is on track to gross $25-27 million in North America this weekend alone. according to The Hollywood Reporter.
It has already made history for being the first live-action superhero film to feature a Latino protagonist.
It managed to beat “Barbie,” which has ruled the box office for four Fridays since it opened on July 21. He came in second with sales of $6.2 million.
The fantasy comedy is available Stream at home on September 5th and avid fans can pre-order it on Amazon.
Comedy Strays, which also premiered Friday, came in third with $3.43 million.
The film features talking dogs, voiced by Will Ferrell and Jamie Foxx.
USA Today said It is “definitely a treat, especially for dog lovers who will howl with laughter and also cry because of the empathetic understanding.”
“Oppenheimer,” which was in second place last week, slipped to fourth place and earned just over $3 million.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem placed fifth with sales of $2.3 million.