Warner Bros. Productions' latest release Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) reportedly failed to rake in projected collections during its first opening weekend at the box office. The film was expected to enjoy a worldwide gross of $115 million during the first three days itself but only managed to bring in over $80 million. As per reports, the long title of Birds of Prey has been slashed down to only Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey.
Reports suggest that the latest DC film focussed heavily on the character of Harley Quinn played by Margot Robbie. But, the stretched out title of it put Harley Quinn at the very end. The makers of the film reportedly feel that the title actually isolated hardcore DC cinematic universe fans as Harley Quinn has evidently been one of the most-loved characters from 2016's Suicide Squad. The disappointing first-weekend box office returns have also come in play heavily for the title change.
The minimal USA box office opening of $33 million for Birds of Prey has reportedly come as a surprise to many fans. The film was praised unanimously by fans and thus the positive word-of-mouth was expected to translate to box office returns. Reports suggest furthermore that the Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey title is also going to stay during the initial BluRay and online streaming release.
I finally saw #BirdsOfPrey & it is everything I wanted & MORE!— Nat ✨ Birds of Prey (@brie_sparkles) February 11, 2020
The film was BEAUTIFUL.
It perfectly leads up to a sequel with Black Canary, Huntress & Renee.
Ignore Box Office numbers, all that matters is that the fans loved it.
Guess this beauty is just another Cult Classic. pic.twitter.com/ZNr8JQXFce
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