#BOXOFFICE: “THE INVISIBLE MAN” GETS SEEN AT THE BOX OFFICE IN DEBUT
There’s nothing invisible about the love moviegoers are having for THE INVISIBLE MAN. The Leigh Whannell adaptation finds itself at #1 in its debut this weekend for Universal Pictures/Blumhouse, with $27 million from 3,610 theatres. The Horror gets 89% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore, which is high for the genre.
In second is SONIC THE HEDGEHOG with $15.5 million from 4,177 theatres for Paramount Pictures, bringing its three week tally to $127.8 million in North America.
Third is THE CALL OF THE WILD with $13.4 million from 3,865 theatres of Disney, a two week take of $46.1 million.
Fourth is a surprising MY HERO ACADEMIA: HEROES RISING with $5.7 million from 1,260 theatres for Funimation Films. This has opened only in the U.S.
Seventh spot goes to IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: THE MOVIE with $2.8 million from 1,705 theatres for Warner Bros. Over two weeks, the TV Show branch-off has grossed $5.9 million.
FANTASY ISLAND rounds it all out with $2.4 million from 2,724 theatres, a three week total of $24 million for Sony Pictures. It was made for $7 million.