#BOXOFFICE: “TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT” DEBUTS ON-TOP
Taking the top of the Box Office is TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT with a $40.1 million opening from 4,069 theatres across North America for Paramount Pictures. Best opening for the Franchise goes to 2009’s TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN with $108 million. This latest installment gets 16% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
In second is WONDER WOMAN with $26 million in its fourth week out in 3,933 theatres, a total $319 million thus far.
In third is last week’s champ, CARS 3 with $25 million, a tally of $100 million in its run domestically over two weeks.
47 METERS DOWN is in fourth with $6.9 million for Entertainment Studios/VVS Films, a total of $23.7 million.
ALL EYEZ ON ME is fifth this weekend for Lionsgate Films/VVS Films with $5.8 million, a two week total of $38.7 million over two weeks.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, VOL. 2 rounds-out the Top Ten for Marvel/Disney with $3 million, a total $380 million over eight weeks.
#BOXOFFICE: “CARS 3” ZOOMS TO #1 IN DEBUT
CARS 3 accelerates to the top of the Box Office in North American this weekend for Pixar/Disney with a $51.5 million opening from 4,256 theatres. This ranks this installment third overall for highest opening in the Franchise, behind 2011’s CARS 2 which opened with $66 million. It gets a passing 65% on the Tomatometer from Critics and an A CinemaScore from Audiences.
After two weeks on-top, WONDER WOMAN slips to second spot for Warner Bros. with $37.5 million from 4,018 theatres. Thus far it has grossed $271 million domestically.
In third in its debut is Tupac Shakur Biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME from Lionsgate Films/VVS Films, with an impressive $33.5 million. Critics gave it 24% on the Tomatometer and Audiences gave it an A- CinemaScore which might help boost word of mouth.
THE MUMMY is in fourth in its second week out with $13.2 million for Universal Pictures, a total $55 million earned thus far.
In fifth is 47 METERS DOWN with $10.6 million for Entertainment Studios, starring Matthew Modine, Claire Holt and Mandy Moore. It gets 55% on the Tomatometer and a C CinemaScore.
ROUGH NIGHT opens in sixth with $8.9 million for Sony Pictures from 3,162 theatres and the Scarlett Johansson-starring comedy gets 52% on the Tomatometer and a C+ CinemaScore.
MEGAN LEAVEY rounds-out the Top Ten for Bleecker Street/Elevation Pictures with $2.4 million, a total $8.3 million in two weeks.