- The summer box office was down 2% compared to last year, continuing a troubling trend for the 2019 box office.
- Lousy sequels like “Dark Phoenix” and “Men in Black: International” didn’t help give it a boost.
- Even well-reviewed sequels to hits, like “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part,” couldn’t find a large audience earlier this year.
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It hasn’t been a good year at the box office for sequels.