Memorial Day revenue at the domestic box office falls to its lowest level in nearly two decades; overseas, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ makes up ground with a $208.4 million launch.
Memorial Day weekend was no picnic this year for Hollywood at the domestic box office.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales may have won the holiday barbeque with a four-day haul of $77 million from 4,276 theaters, but it is the the lowest start for any Pirates movie outside of the first film. Pirates 5 made up ground overseas, where it found plenty of treasure with a $208.4 million launch.
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