'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Fate' grossed $11.8 million at the box office on Monday

‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Fate’ grossed $11.8 million at the box office on Monday

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Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny it earned $11.8 million at the Monday box office, on par with what Black Panther: Wakanda Forever AND Thor: Love and thunder earned respectively on their first Mondays.

This is good news for Quadrant of Destiny after opening to a disappointing $60.4 million.

The Tentpole directed by James Mangold – which cost Disney and Lucasfilm an astronomical $295 million to produce – brings Harrison Ford back to the lead role for the fifth and final time. The 80-year-old actor stars opposite Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Antonio Banderas, John Rhys-Davies, Toby Jones, Boyd Holbrook, Ethann Isidore and Mads Mikkelsen.

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Quadrant of Destiny is a sequel to 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skullwhich posted an impressive $100 million three-day debut in North America, unadjusted for inflation.

Monday was de facto a holiday for many Americans headed for the 4th of July. By the end of Tuesday, Indy 5 it should have $82.5 million on file nationwide.

Elsewhere at the domestic box office, Sony sensation Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse found itself in a close race for #2 with Pixar/Disney Elementary. Estimates show both films earned around $3 million.

Sony’s R-rated raunchy comedy Without hard feelingsstarring Jennifer Lawrence, it came in fourth place with $1.9 million, followed by Transformers: Rise of the Beasts with $1.7 million.

Disney claims four of the top 10 entries in the box office chart. Furthermore Indy 5 AND Elementarythere is The little Mermaid AND Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

And there’s more.