The Little Mermaid Makes Waves with Projected $200M-$205M Worldwide Box Office Opening
It’s expected that The Little Mermaid will make $200 million. The first weekend’s international box office receipts were $205 million. Over $120 million in domestic box office revenue is anticipated for its opening weekend over Memorial Day. As a result, it would be the fourth movie in 2023 to have an opening weekend gross of over $100 million.
According to our assessment, Halle Bailey excels as Ariel in The Little Mermaid, giving a charming, endearing, and all-around gorgeous performance. She carries Ariel’s spirit throughout the movie and does so with ease. Even while the movie isn’t flawless, the changes it made to the classic story are admirable and gave it fresh vitality.Keep reading.
Reports indicate that the American opening weekend box office revenue for Pixar’s Element will range from $28 to $38 million. The Flash is also projected to make between $115 million and $140 million over its first weekend domestically. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is expected to bring in $35 million to $45 million, while Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is expected to bring in $85 million to $105 million.
The movie centers on Ariel (Halle Bailey), the youngest of King Triton’s daughters and a young mermaid with a hunger for exploration. Ariel visits the surface out of a desire to learn more about the world above the water and develops feelings for the handsome Prince Eric (Jonah Hauer-King). She follows her heart and strikes a deal with Ursula, the wicked sea witch, to experience life on dry land.
On May 26, 2023, The Little Mermaid premieres in theaters.
- Title: The Little Mermaid (2023)
- Director: Rob Marshall
- Cast: Halle Bailey as Ariel, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Awkwafina as Scuttle, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Noma Dumezweni as Carlotta, Javier Bardem as King Triton, and Melissa McCarthy as Ursula.
- Release Date: May 26, 2023