When Dark Phoenix rises in theaters this weekend, the box office will not follow suit.
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The latest X-Men film is eyeing a soft debut in the range of $50 million.
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If the tracking is correct, this would be a franchise low for Fox's X-Men.
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2013's The Wolverine currently holds that position with its $53.1 million opening weekend.
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At the time of writing, Dark Phoenix sits at 23% on Rotten Tomatoes with 120 reviews.
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It is the lowest-scoring X-Men film to date, sitting almost 10% behind X-Men Origins - Wolverine.
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It looks like this poor word-of-mouth will impact Dark Phoenix at the box office.
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Dark Phoenix faces The Secret Life of Pets 2 at the box office this weekend.
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Secret Life of Pets 2 is tracking in the $60 million range, meaning it will likely cinch top spot.
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Dark Phoenix arrives in theaters on June 7.
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