Home Movies Box Office: Elton John’s “Rocketman” Loses Friday Night to “Godzilla,” But Musical...

I think it’s going to be a long, long time– that is, “Rocketman” will be with us all summer, but “Godzilla” will have a short, stubby run.

Opening night box office was huge for yet another Godzilla remake, at $19.6 million. Elton John’s “Rocketman” will make only a little more than that for the weekend–around $23 million. But audiences will be singing along to the biopic long after Godzilla has been caught or shot, trust me.

“Rocketman” did make a very healthy $9.2 million. 

That’s called “legs” in box office lingo.

But hold on for the weekend totals. “Rocketman” will be a blast. Saturday night’s alright for rocking!

Keep refreshing for updates…

 

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