October 2019

'Abominable' Tops Weekend Box Office With $21 Million

DreamWorks Animation's latest film earned $20.9 million at the domestic box office in its debut. 'Abominable' earned $10.2 million overseas for a total of $31 million at the global box office. Filmmaker Jill Culton is the first woman to be credited as the lead director and writer of an animated Hollywood studio film. 'Abominable' follows a teenager and her two friends who travel across China to reunite a young Yeti with his family. 'Downton Abbey' passed the $100 million mark globally, but finished at No. 2 for the weekend with $14.5 million. 'Hustlers' finished at No. 3 for the weekend with $11.5 million. 'It: Chapter Two' earned $10.4 million to finish at No. 4 at the domestic box office. 'Ad Astra' was No. 5 with $10.1 million earned in its second weekend.