The Little Mermaidhas grossed $200 million at the worldwide box office. According to reports, the film earned $125 million at the domestic box office and $75 million at the international box office. The Little Mermaid had a budget of $250 million.
According toVariety, The Little Mermaid is the fifth-highest-grossing debut for Memorial Day weekend. Last year, Top Gun: Maverick set a new record with its $160.5 million opening. Universal s review-dom-and-his-family-on-their-last-ride/’ >Fast X earned $28.7 million over the holiday weekend, struggling domestically with $113.6 million in two weeks. However, it excelled internationally, grossing nearly $400 million, bringing theworldwide total to over $500 million. Fast X (Fast X) ranks as the third highest-grossing film of 2023 and the fifth highest-grossing film series of all time, grossing the $7 billion mark for the Fast & Furious franchise. Seeevery Fast & Furious movie ranked top to worst.
The Little Mermaid earned $38 million on its domestic opening day. The film is also the 7th highest preview gross for a G-/PG-rated movie in history at the box office, with$10.8 million earnedon Thursday.
The film follows the youngest of King Triton s daughters, Ariel (Halle Bailey) a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. Longing to find out more about the world beyond the sea, Ariel visits the surface and falls for the dashing Prince Eric (Jonah Hauer-King). Following her heart, she makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to experience life on land.
According to ourreview, for fans of classic Disney magic, The Little Mermaid brings a sense of nostalgia that hasn t been felt in a while. It is a delightful and lovingly crafted movie that surprises with its soulful moments. Anchoring the film is Halle Bailey s powerful and endlessly charismatic performance as Ariel. She shines brightly, delivering one of the best performances ever seen in a Disney live-action adaptation.
The Little Mermaid is directed byRob Marshallfrom a screenplay written by David Magee. The film is a live-action adaptation of Disney s 1989 animated film of the same name. Starring Halle Bailey in the titular role, alongside Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Noma Dumezweni, Art Malik, Javier Bardem, and Melissa McCarthy.
The Little Mermaid is now playing in theaters.
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