SUNDAY AM UPDATE: Without Paramount’s Top Gun: Maverick in the marketplace, the Thanksgiving box office was much lighter than previous holidays, grossing an estimated $141.3M over 5-days, off 46% from 2019’s pre-pandemic holiday over the same period of time. Two family movies, Disney’s animated Encanto, which banked 52% of its $40.3M 5-day gross from Latino and Hispanic
Disney will continue to embrace the theatrical window over the Thanksgiving stretch with the Jared Bush/Byron Howard/Charise Castro Smith-directed Colombia-set animated musical Encanto which is looking to hook families with a $35M-$40M five-day domestic start and another $35M+ overseas as the movie debuts day-and-date in all offshore territories except China, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and Vietnam.
Update: Screen Gems and Constantin’s Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is going to Wednesday Nov. 24, leaving its Labor Day weekend release. The zombie video game feature adaptation reboot will be up against United Artists Releasing/MGM’s House of Gucci and Disney animated feature Encanto on its new date. The move comes after Disney plopped Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the