‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ Tops Domestic Box Office

The latest Harry Potter spinoff cast a spell on the domestic box office on its opening night, according to IMDB’s Box Office Mojo database.

“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” grossed $20.1 million on April 15, its opening night. Data according to IMDB Box Office.

Warner Bros. has decades of experience throwing money at autuers and hoping for the best, and it’s why they had a reputation as an old-school “dream factory.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore was the top-grossing movie in North America on its debut weekend.

Warner Bros. cut out references to a gay affair in the movie for its release in China, with a rep saying the “nuanced cuts” were made to “respond sensitively” to China’s market.

“Sonic the Hedgehog 2” followed on Friday, grossing $10.9 million that day and $100.5 million cumulatively.