#BOXOFFICE: “THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN” IS MAGNIFICENT IN OPENING
Outdoing his outstanding $34 million debut at #1 with 2014’s The Equalizer, Director Antoine Fuqua opens on-top again with his Remake of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, teaming once again with Denzel Washington. The Western played at 3,674 theatres earning $35.3 million for Sony Pictures. It gets an A- Cinemascore and a 63% Tomatometer score.
STORKS opens in second spot for Warner Bros. with $21 million from 3,922 theatres. The Animated Feature voiced by the likes of Kelsey Grammer and Jennifer Aniston, gets an A-CinemaScore and 63% from Critics on the Tomatometer.
In third is two-week champ SULLY, earning $13.9 million, a tally of $92.5 million for Warner Bros. over three weeks.
BRIDGET JONES’S BABY lands in fourth with $4.8 million in its second week out for Universal Pictures, a domestic total of $16.7 million.
SNOWDEN is in fifth with $4.2 million for Open Road Films/Elevation Pictures in its second week out. It earns a total of $15 million in its North American run thus far.
BLAIR WITCH is in sixth with $3.9 million in its second week out for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films, a total of $16.1 million cumulatively.
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.2 million for eOne Films/Focus Features. It has made $46 million over six weeks.