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The Coronavirus Makes Its First Noticeable Impact on the Box Office

by Nick Kush

With a growing list of items that includes the cancellation of SXSW 2020, MGM pushing No Time To Die to November, and now Onward‘s lackluster first-place finish this weekend at the box office, the effects of the coronavirus are beginning to impact the film industry in a very clear way. For Pixar, Onward‘s $40 million gross is one of their lowest opening weekends ever, on pace with The Good Dinosaur‘s first weekend back in 2015.

What are the short and long-term effects of the coronavirus on the film industry? We discuss this and much more on this week’s episode of The MovieBabble Podcast.

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Listen to the last few episodes of The MovieBabble Podcast:

Episode 56: Sonic the Hedgehog Beats the Memes to Become a Box Office Hit

Episode 55: Birds of Prey Struggles in Its Opening Weekend, But is It a Flop?

Episode 54: Bad Boys for Life Once Again Leads a Dismal Weekend at the Box Office

Episode 53: Bad Boys for Life Surprises with One of the Best MLK Weekend Grosses Ever

Episode 52: 1917 Wages War on the Box Office as Underwater Sinks Fast

 

Also, check out MovieBabble Presents: Babble With Brennan:

Episode 9: MovieBabble’s 2020 Oscar Predictions

Episode 8: Our Most Anticipated Movies of 2020

Episode 7: The Road to the End: The Star Wars Saga Leading Up to The Rise of Skywalker

Episode 6: Joker Spoiler Talk!

Episode 5: Movies That Made Us Love Movies!

 

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