#BOXOFFICE: “KINGSMAN” REIGNS AT THE BOX OFFICE IN OPENING
True to form, KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE builds upon its Franchise’s success with a #1 debut for 20th Century Fox. The star-studded Sequel earns $38.3 million in its debut from 4,003 theatres across North America. It earns 51% from Critics on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore. Its Predecessor from 2015 earned $36 million in its debut.
IT after two weeks on-top slips to second with $29.1 million, still a strong showing in its third week out for Warner Bros. It has made $265 million over three weeks.
THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE debuts in third with $21 million for Warner Bros. from 4,047 theatres. It gets 53% from Critics on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
AMERICAN ASSASSIN is in fourth with $6.1 million in its second week out for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films, a total $26 earned domestically.
The highly-divisive mother! earns $3 million for Paramount Pictures in week two of release, a total $13.1 million grossed thus far.
FRIEND REQUEST debuts in eight for D Films/Entertainment Studios in 2,569 theatres with $1.8 million. It gets 20% on the Tomatometer and a C+ CinemaScore.
WIND RIVER rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.3 million from 1,431 theatres for The Weinstein Co./VVS Films. The successful Indie over eight weeks has accumulated $31.7 million in earnings.