Universal's "Night Swim" debuts in second place at the box office, pulling in $5.2 million on its opening day and previews.

The horror film, made under Blumhouse Productions with a $15 million budget, is expected to hit around $12.5 million over the weekend.

 Despite negative reviews and a "C" Cinema Score, horror films often face mixed receptions from audiences.

 Warner Bros.' "Wonka" remains at the top, raking in $4.3 million on Friday, marking a mere 51% decline from the previous week.

 "Wonka" has surpassed $150 million domestically and is set to exceed its $39 million opening, showcasing enduring popularity.

 Universal's "Migration" secures third place with a $10.5 million weekend, gradually climbing to over $78 million domestically.

Meanwhile, Warner Bros.' "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom" eyes crossing the $100 million mark domestically, trailing its predecessor's 2018 success.

 Despite a 56% dip from the previous week, "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom" aims to become the highest-grossing DC Comics film of 2023.