Here’s How ‘Birds of Prey’ Could Rebound From a Weak Box Office Opening

Despite disappointing numbers, an extended holiday weekend could help Harley Quinn film recover

“Birds of Prey” may still find emancipation from the box office doldrums, after a surprisingly weak opening weekend that was the worst start for a DC film in a decade.

Heading into its release last Friday, the Harley Quinn film was expected to open to $55 million, with Warner Bros. projecting a more modest opening of $45 million. It came in at $33 million.

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Jeremy Fuster

Jeremy Fuster

Box Office Reporter • jeremy.fuster@thewrap.com