'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

Baywatch opened at No. 3, almost $2 million behind Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which has already been in theaters for a while and pulled in about $19.8 million this weekend. If this fifth in the Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer franchise opens to between $80M and $85M, then it will off just a smidgen from the opening of the last film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides which grabbed $90.15M in 4,164 theaters. Disney in general is keeping the box office afloat - as of Friday, the studio became the first to have earned over $1 billion in 2017, reaching the milestone in near record time.

The Australian star confirmed that Barbossa's death in the latest installment Dead Men Tell No Tales means he's come to the end of the road where the Disney franchise is concerned, TooFab reported Sunday.

The new Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson film Baywatch had a "so-so" opening, bringing in $23 million to finish third, behind Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($25.1 million).

Though Dead Men Tell No Tales' domestic gross is underwhelming, internationally things are another story. An expected global four day of over 300 million US dollars will push the franchise through the 4 billion USA dollars threshold in the coming days, according to Studio figures collected by comScore. The fact it opened up with over $60 million is not a cause to be disappointed, but we should actually be impressed.

Memorial Day revenue at the North American box office posted to its lowest marks in nearly 20 years.

Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Just like every game in Boston during the Eastern Conference Finals, Game 5 started with a bang and ended before the dust settled. Deron Williams , who had been quiet for most of the series , also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland .

The fifth installment, subtitled "Dead Men Tell No Tales" is sailing to $270.6 million at the worldwide box office.

Meanwhile, R-rated comedy "Baywatch" could only gain an estimated $18.1 million on the three-day weekend and an estimated $22 million on the four-day holiday weekend.

Hanging on to the No. 2 spot this week is Baby Groot and the rest of the gang in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2", bringing in almost $20 million. Alien: Covenant dropped a few spots from first to fourth this week adding another $10.5 million to its two-week total of $57.3 million. It earned $77 million domestically with an additional $208.4 million overseas. The bad news? Pirates and every other movie combined put up the worst Memorial Day box office performance in almost 20 years.

Next week sees the release of WONDER WOMAN.

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