Updated on 10/21/2019 at 07:00
"Maleficent 2: Owner of evil" knocked out "Joker" from the first box office, but by a small margin.
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Studies estimate Sunday that the film starring Angelina Jolie raised $ 36 million in the United States and Canada and $ 117 million in the rest of the world on her first weekend on the billboard. The first "Maleficent" film raised much more regionally, adding nearly 70 million in North America in 2014 on its first weekend of release.
"Joker" came in second place in its third week of release with $ 29.2 million. The story about the origin of the Joker has raised more than 247 million in North America.
Elle Fanning, Angelina Jolie and Michelle Pfeiffer are part of the cast of "Maleficent 2". (Photo: Reuters)
Third place went to another sequel, "Zombieland: Double Tap" by Columbia Pictures, which totaled 26.7 million. This comedy premieres 10 years after the original.
And in select cinemas, the Nazi satire "Jojo Rabbit" by Taika Waititi, premiered in five cinemas raising $ 350,000.