LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Curse of La Llorona” brought good fortune at the box office.
The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered her children and wanders the world looking for them brought in $26.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday, putting it in the top spot on its opening weekend — the last before “Avengers: Endgame” arrives to dominate.
“The Curse of La Llorona” ended the two-week reign of “Shazam!” in the top spot. The DC Comics superhero comedy was second with $17.3 million, continuing its strong run with a three-week domestic total of $121.3 million and giving Warner Bros. a 1-2 finish.
The inspirational “Breakthrough,” the first release from 20th Century Fox since Disney acquired the studio, was third with $11.1 million, a respectable opening for the modestly budgeted faith-based film.
The reign of “La Llorona” will not last. Its top finish came on a quiet Easter…
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