LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Universal’s “Good Boys” took top honors at the box office this weekend, with the R-rated comedy earning a respectable $21.0 million from North American cinemas.
Produced by Seth Rogen and longtime collaborator Evan Goldberg, “Good Boys” stars Jacob Tremblay, Brady Noon, Keith L. Williams as a trio of sixth graders who eschew a day in class for to attend a party in a bid to impress their classmates.
The film, which was helmed by first time director Gene Stupnitsky $2.1M in 13 international territories for a global weekend of $23.1M. It also marked the sixth #1 film for Universal this year, tying with Disney for the studio with the most number 1 releases in 2019.
Last week’s champion, Fast & Furious spin-off “Fast and Furious: Presents Hobbs and Shaw” added $14.140 million from North American theaters along with $45.7 million in 67 international territories for a weekend total of $59.8 million. To date, the film has earned $437.0M worldwide.
Also opening this weekend was Warner Bros.’ “Blinded By The Light” which debuted to $4.450 million in 2,307 locations. The film, which stars Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, tells the story of a British teen with a Bruce Springsteen obsession.