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Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid starring Grammy-nominated singer and actress Halle Bailey, outswam the poor unfortunate competition at the Memorial Day weekend box office and made over 160 million.
It opened at No. 1 with $95.5 million and a projected $117 million four-day domestic estimate, marking the fifth highest Memorial Day weekend opening of all time, per Comscore.
Worldwide, Little Mermaid opened with $163.5 million.
The remake features Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Melissa McCarthy as evil sea witch Ursula, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Awkwafina as Scuttle, and Bailey as Ariel.