Queen is the Champion at Theaters as ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Debuts at No. 1

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Bohemian Rhapsody,” the story of the rock band Queen and its iconic lead singer, Freddie Mercury, dominated North American theaters over the weekend to lead the way at the box office, according to final figures released Monday.

The film earned nearly $51.1 million in its opening weekend, easily topping two other debut films to snag the top spot at theaters, according to box-office tracker comScore.

Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” debuted in second place with $20.3 million, well behind “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Tyler Perry’s comedy “Nobody’s Fool” opened in third place with $13.7 million.

Bradley Cooper’s remake of “A Star is Born” continued to do good business, pulling in another $11 million to give it a five-week total of $165.5 million, while the reboot “Halloween” collected $10.8 million.

Rounding out the top 10 films of the weekend were “Venom” ($7.9 million); “Smallfoot” ($3.9 million); “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween” ($3.8 million); “Hunter Killer” ($3.5 million); and  “The Hate U Give” ($3.3 million).

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Queen is the Champion at Theaters as 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Debuts at No. 1
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Queen is the Champion at Theaters as 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Debuts at No. 1
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"Bohemian Rhapsody," the story of rock band Queen and singer Freddie Mercury, lead the way at the box office, according to final figures released Monday.
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