The reviews were awful.
The critics panned..
The citizens revolted and were revulsed.
Babies were not harmed in the filming, but everyone’s eyes who watched an infant be eaten were..
This movie may have been the worst scored movie in years… An “F” with CinemaScore.. some of the worst and most sarcastic reviews and comments on ROTTEN TOMATOES..
Today Jennifer Lawrence is suffering the worst wide box office opening of her career..
FROM THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER:
Darren Aronofsky’s mother! stalled in its domestic box office debut, earning an estimated $7.5 million from 2,368 theaters after receiving a rare F CinemaScore and facing competition from blockbuster It.
mother!, an elevated psychological horror-thriller, supplants The House at the End of the Street($12.3 million) to mark the lowest nationwide launch of Jennifer Lawrence’s career. The Paramount title, costing $30 million to produce, came in No. 3 for the weekend behind It and new offering American Assassin. (In a sign that summer is over, all three titles are rated R.)
Warner Bros. and New Line’s It continued to make history in its second weekend, declining a scant 51 percent to $60 million from 4,103 theaters, the biggest sophomore outing ever for a horror title.