The family-friendly adventure film follows the pets of famous superheroes, including Superman’s trusty dog Krypto (Dwayne Johnson). Other creatures in the mix include Boxer Ace (Kevin Hart), belly pig PB (Vanessa Bayer), and hairless guinea pig villain Lulu (Kate McKinnon). The film received rave reviews from critics, with Josh Spiegel of /Film calling it “excellently forgettable.” I haven’t seen it, but it seems to fall at the intersection of three types of movies that have been shown too much lately: superhero sagas, animal cartoons, and generic blockbusters led by Johnson and/or Hart.
“DC League of Super-Pets” isn’t the only movie with modest earnings this weekend: it looks like it’s had a rough couple of days at the movies. Alien movie “Nope” is likely to drop about 57%, with an estimated $19 million in its second weekend. Obviously, the fact that I told my friends, family, and random fast-food employees last week to go see the unique sci-fi horror movie wasn’t enough positive word of mouth to sustain it. maintain its original momentum. “Thor: Love and Thunder” will come in at number three this weekend, earning just $3.7 million on Friday.
While “DC League of Super-Pets” is likely to continue to dominate the children’s movie market, Brad Pitt-led action film “Bullet Train” could take the top spot next week, while the comedy “Easter Sunday” and the killer “Bodies Bodies Bodies” “will also attract audiences as we enter the final month of the summer movie season.
https://www.slashfilm.com/946673/dc-league-of-super-pets-has-a-tough-fight-ahead-with-22-million-projected-box-office-debut/ DC League Of Super-Pets has an uphill battle ahead with $22 million expected at the box office