Box Office: ‘The Upside’ surprises at No. 1 with $19.5 million, ‘Aquaman’ smashes $1 billion

FILE PHOTO: Cast members Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman and Amber Heard pose at the premiere for "Aquaman" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – In a surprise box office victory, STX’s “The Upside” doubled expectations with its $19.5 million debut, enough to defeat “Aquaman’s” three-week reign in North America. Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart co-star in “The Upside,” which marks the studio’s first No. 1 opening. It also ranks as STX Film’s second-best start behind […]

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