IGN's reviews of the films reported that Rambo: Last Blood encapsulated everything wrong with the franchise and that Ad Astra was an eye-popping spectacle too bleak to truly connect with.
Meanwhile, Downton Abbey was filled with enough memorable performances to possibly make it an Oscar contender.
North American Box Office EstimatesRounding out the Top 5 are It: Chapter Two, which earned $17.2 million in its fourth weekend and wound up passing the $200 million mark internationally, and Hustlers, which brought in $17 million.
Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood also wound up passing the $200 million mark internationally this weekend.
Here are the weekend's Top 10 North American box office estimates (via Box Office Mojo)
- 1. Downton Abbey $31,000,000
- 2. Ad Astra $19,210,000
- 3. Rambo: Last Blood $19,015,000
- 4. IT: Chapter Two $17,245,000
- 5. Hustlers $17,000,000
- 6. The Lion King $2,572,000
- 7. Good Boys $2,510,000
- 8. Angel Has Fallen $2,400,000
- 9. Overcomer $1,500,000
- 10. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw $1,460,000
Matt Fowler is a writer for IGN and a member of the Television Critics Association. Follow him on Twitter at @TheMattFowler and Facebook at Facebook.com/MattBFowler.