In a busy weekend at the box office — specialty and otherwise — Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit moved ahead of the class. Opening in New York and Los Angeles in a total of five theaters, the World War II satire earned an estimated $350,000 for the weekend, with a per-screen average of $70,000. That should put
Even before Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and won the Audience Award, the World War II satire was getting plenty of attention from Hollywood — because it was a comedy about Hitler. The filmmaker had a cult following after his films Boy, What We Do In the Shadows and Hunt For the Wilderpeople.