Movie Showdown: Salaar Shines, Dunki Duds, and Aquaman Splashes Past $100 Million!Aquaman 2, Dunki

Hollywood‘s box office battle royale had some surprising twists and turns this weekend! Let’s dive into the action, shall we?

Salaar Takes the Crown:

Prabhas‘s action-packed “Salaar” landed a knockout punch, dominating the U.S. box office with a whopping $20 million! Moviegoers flocked to theaters for Prabhas’s high-octane stunts and thrilling fight scenes. Critics were mixed, but fans loved the adrenaline rush, making “Salaar” the champion of the weekend.

Dunki Disappoints:

Shah Rukh Khan’s highly-anticipated “Dunki” stumbled at the box office, taking in a disappointing $12 million. While fans were eager to see the King of Bollywood back on screen, the movie’s complex storyline and slow pace left some viewers scratching their heads. Dunki’s performance is a wake-up call for Bollywood, reminding them that big names alone aren’t enough to guarantee success.

Aquaman Makes Waves:

Jason Momoa’s “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” continued to make waves, crossing the $100 million mark globally! Despite mixed reviews, the underwater adventure’s stunning visuals and thrilling underwater battles kept audiences hooked. “Aquaman 2” is proving that superhero movies still have the power to draw crowds, even during the holiday season.

Other Box Office Buzz:

  • Tim Burton’s quirky “Wonka” had a decent debut with $15 million, thanks to its charming visuals and star power (Timothée Chalamet!).
  • The heartwarming animation “Migration” soared with families, earning $10 million.
  • The independent drama “All of Us Strangers” made a quiet splash with $5 million, praised for its realistic portrayal of relationships.

What’s Next?

The holiday season box office battle continues next weekend with the arrival of the sci-fi epic “Starcruiser: Odyssey” and the comedy-thriller “Double Agent Dad.” Will either of these newcomers dethrone “Salaar” or will the action king reign supreme? Stay tuned for the next chapter in this thrilling box office saga!

Bonus Round: Quick Bites for Movie Buffs:

  • “Salaar” is the highest-grossing Indian film of the year in the U.S. so far.
  • “Aquaman 2” is the second-highest-grossing superhero movie of 2023, behind only “The Batman.”
  • Tim Burton’s “Wonka” is his most successful live-action film since 2012’s “Dark Shadows.”

That’s all for now, folks! Remember, the box office is always full of surprises, so keep your popcorn handy and keep your eyes peeled for the next big movie showdown!

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