#BOXOFFICE: “ROGUE NATION” ACCOMPLISHES THE MISSION AT BOX OFFICE
Mission accomplished! MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION makes a smashing debut at the Box Office with $52 million from 3,956 theatres for Paramount Pictures! Compared to its Predecessors, it rates second among the popular Franchise only behind 2000’s MISSION POSSIBLE II, which opened with $57 million. Critics adored this latest installment which places a still highly-bankable Tom Cruise opposite Swedish-born Actress Rebecca Ferguson, giving it 92% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore from Audiences.
VACATION opens in second with $14 million from 3,411 theatres for Warner Bros. This latest installment of the National Lampoon’s Franchise is the biggest opening for the Series, which dates all the way back to 1983. Critics gave the Comedy starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate a 23% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
ANT-MAN in its third week out earns $12.4 million for Disney/Marvel, from 3,322 theatres. Thus far it has grossed $183 million.
MINIONS ranks fourth this weekend with $12.1 million for Universal Pictures in its fourth week out. It has made $283 million this far domestically.
PIXELS places fifth for Sony Pictures with $10.1 million in its second week out, just ahead of TRAINWRECK with $9.7 million for Universal Pictures.
JURASSIC WORLD still is going strong, hanging-on to the Top Ten with $3.6 million in tenth spot. In eight weeks it has banked $631 million for Universal Pictures.