#BOXOFFICE: “SHAZAM!” MAKES IT TWO STRAIGHT!
SHAZAM! prevails a second straight week, taking top spot at the Box Office with $23.4 million from 4,306 theatres for Warner Bros. Over two weeks it has made $93.1 million domestically, nearly recovering its $100 million production budget.
Debuting in second is LITTLE for Universal Pictures with $14.9 million from 2,667 theatres. It gets 50% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
In third is the Reboot of HELLBOY $12.3 million from 3,303 theatres for VVS Films/Lionsgate Films. It gets 15% on the Tomatometer and a C CinemaScore.
Fourth spot goes to PET SEMATARY with $9.4 million from 3,585 theatres in its second week. It surpasses $40 million in its North American run for Paramount Pictures.
AFTER exceeds industry estimates of $5 million, debuting in sixth with $7 million from 2,138 theatres for VVS Films/Avion Pictures. The adaptation of Anna Todd‘s wildly-popular Young Adult novel, gets 13% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
MISSING LINK opens in ninth spot with $5.8 million from 3,413 theatres for Elevation Pictures/United Artists Releasing. The latest Laika creation gets a great 88% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
BEST OF ENEMIES rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.9 million for Elevation Pictures/STX Entertainment, a two-week tally of $8 million.
#BOXOFFICE: “SHAZAM!” PUTS A SPELL ON THE COMPETITION
SHAZAM! is a well-meant winner at the Box Office this weekend, nabbing top spot for Warner Bros. with $53.7 million, from 4,259 theatres. The latest adaptation from DC Comics, gets universal acclaim with 91% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore to match.
Debuting in second spot and not disgraced in a reboot of Stephen King’s PET SEMATARY with $24 million from 3,585 theatres for Paramount Pictures. It gets 61% on the Tomatometer and a C+ CinemaScore from Audiences.
In third is last week’s champ, Disney’s DUMBO with $18.5 million from 4,259 theatres. Over two weeks, it has made $76.5 million domestically.
In fourth is US with $14.5 million for Universal Pictures, a total $151.3 million gross across North America in three weeks.
BEST OF ENEMIES starring Taraji P. Henson opens in sixth with $4.9 million for STX Entertainment, from 1,705 theatres. It will be expanding to Canada shortly for Elevation Pictures. It gets 50% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD rounds things out in tenth with $2 million for Universal Pictures, a total $156.7 million grossed over seven weeks.