Disney's latest live-action film, which has been plagued by controversies, is off to slow start at the international box office.
Ticket sales in North America hit the lowest levels in over two decades, generating roughly $55.3 million between Friday and Sunday.
The film earned $40 million -- a somewhat disappointing start given Pixar's near-flawless track record when it comes to animated fare.
The film had the highest debut for a December comedy and was the best start for a live-action movie for stars Kevin Hart and Jack Black.
People aren't sure if they agree with the excuse the actor gave for "Charlie's Angels" bombing at the box office.
The Elizabeth Banks-directed reboot bombed at the box office with an $8.6 million domestic haul.
The World War II movie shot to the top of the box office with $17.5 million over a particularly sluggish weekend.
“Joker” is only the third movie this year -- following “Glass” and “Avengers: Endgame” -- to secure first place during three weekends.
The Disney sequel starring Angelina Jolie raked in $117 million at the box office.
The Joaquin Phoenix-fronted supervillain film generated over $93 million at the box office.