The Big Picture

  • Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is expected to have an underwhelming box office debut weekend, grossing only $30 million compared to the previous Aquaman film's $72 million opening.
  • The poor reviews for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, with a "rotten" score of 36% on Rotten Tomatoes, sees the DCEU franchise coming to an end with hardly a splash.
  • Despite the competition, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom took the top spot at the box office during a crowded Friday.