” has opened with a solid $2.3 million on Tuesday night.
The animated family film has been on track to take in $55 million to $60 million at 3,948 venues during the Thanksgiving holiday period from Wednesday to Sunday. Estimates show the costly “Justice League
” — which has pulled in a disappointing $111.9 million in its first five five days — as the winning film for the period with about $60 million to $65 million.
” opens in nearly 2,800 3D locations, 106 premium large format screens, and 268 locations offering the film in Spanish. Unlike “Justice League
,” critics have embraced “Coco
” with a Rotten Tomatoes score that is currently 95% Fresh.
Just before “Coco
” began its Tuesday night previews, news broke that animation guru John Lasseter
would be taking a six-month leave over allegations of inappropriate behavior toward women. Lasseter
, who runs both Pixar and Disney Animation, apologized in an email to those “on the receiving end of an unwanted hug or any other gesture they felt