The character Marla in ‘Playmobil’
STX Films, promotional photo of Playmobil movie
It seems Disney’s reign over the animation box office continued this weekend. While “Frozen II” neared $1 billion during its third weekend in theaters, STX’s “Playmobil” movie garnered less than $1 million in ticket sales over its opening weekend in North America.
STX, the distributor of the film, said Sunday that it expects the film will haul in $668,000 for the three-day weekend domestically. It is one of the worst openings in recent cinematic history.
Only “The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure,” “Delgo” and a 10-year re-release of “Saw” had worse opening weekends.
Internationally, the film has brought…