#BOXOFFICE: “TOMORROWLAND” EDGES-OUT “PITCH PERFECT 2” IN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND DEBUT!
It was an extremely close match at the Box Office this Memorial Day weekend but TOMORROWLAND prevails over last week’s Champ, Pitch Perfect 2 narrowly with a $35 million debut! The Disney Fantasy starring Britt Robertson and George Clooney opens in 3,970 theatres with mixed reviews from Critics with 50% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore. The Film was made for $190 million.
PITCH PERFECT 2 continues to outperform itself in its second week opening with $34 million from 3,560 theatres for Universal Pictures, just shy of a two-week reign. Thus far domestically, it already has surpassed $100 million, which is massive considering its modest budget.
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD lands in third in its second week out also with $25 million from 3,722 theatres for Warner Bros. It edges closer to the $100 million mark in North America.
POLTERGEIST opens in fourth in its debut for 20th Century Fox, earning $24 million from 3,240 theatres. Critics gave the Toronto-filmed Remake starring Sam Rockwell a 30% on the Tomatometer and a C+ CinemaScore.
AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON places fifth in its fourth week out, still performing well with $22 million for Marvel Entertainment/Disney. Thus far it has grossed $412 million domestically.
FURIOUS 7 is in ninth spot for Universal Pictures in its eighth week with $2.2 million.
PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.8 million for Sony Pictures, tallying-in at $66 million thus far in its run.