In its third week out, AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR still is showing no signs of stopping as it takes the top of the Box Office yet again with $60 million from 4,474 theatres across North America for Disney/Marvel. It has made $546 million thus far in its run, the second-fastest rise of all time to the the half-billion mark.
LIFE OF THE PARTY debuts in second with $17.4 million for Warner Bros. from 3,656 theatres. The Melissa McCarthy-starring Comedy gets 41% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
BREAKING IN opens in third with $14.4 million from 2,537 theatres for Universal Pictures. The Thriller starring Gabrielle Union, gets 29% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
A QUIET PLACE finds itself in fifth with $6.1 million for Paramount Pictures. Over six weeks, it has made $169 million domestically.
TULLY is in eighth with $2.3 million for Universal Pictures/Focus Features, a total $7.2 million made over two weeks for the Jason Reitman Film.
BLOCKERS is at the bottom of the Top Ten with $1.05 million for Universal Pictures, a tally of $58 million over six weeks.
RAMPAGE, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, debuts at number one this weekend with $35.7 million for Warner Bros. It debuts with lukewarm reviews at 50% on the Tomatometer but gets a solid A- CinemaScore which will help propel its word of mouth in coming weeks.
It’s been a quick climb to the $100-million-mark for A QUIET PLACE in second with $32.9 million. Over two weeks it has made $101.8 million domestically for Paramount Pictures over 3,589 theatres this weekend.
BLUMHOUSE’S TRUTH OR DARE debuts in third with $18.6 million for Universal Pictures from 3,029 theatres. It gets 15% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore. The Horror stars Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey.
In its third week out READY PLAYER ONE slips to fourth spot with $11 million bringing its three week total to $114 million for Warner Bros.
In fifth is BLOCKERS with $10.3 million for Universal Pictures, bringing its two week total to $36 million.
CHAPPAQUIDDICK rounds-out the Top Ten for Entertainment Studios/D Films with $2.9 million, a total $10.9 million over two weeks.
Never underestimate the power of word-of-mouth. A QUIET PLACE, directed by and starring John Krasinski (and also partner Emily Blunt!) quietly has been building buzz and raves were loud after its SXSW Premiere recently in Austin. It debuts atop the Box Office with a smashing $50 million for Paramount Pictures from 3,508 theatres. It gets a 97% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
In second is last week’s champ READY PLAYER ONE with $24 million from 4,234 theatres, a total $94 million over two weeks for Warner Bros.
Third is new entrant BLOCKERS with $20 million from 3,379 theatres for Universal Pictures. The Comedy was made for $19 million and gets 83% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore for first-time Feature Director Kay Cannon.
BLACK PANTHER is far from done, in fourth this weekend with $8.2 million in its eighth week out for Marvel/Disney. It has made $665 million to-date in North America.
Tyler Perry’s ACRIMONY debuts in fifth with $7.3 million from 2,006 theates for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films. The Director’s highest opening still goes to 2009’s Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail with $41 million.
CHAPPAQUIDDICK debuts in seventh with $5.7 million from 1,560 theatres for Entertainment Studios/D Films. The TIFF ’17 selection starring Jason Clarke gets an impressive 79% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
THE MIRACLE SEASON rounds-out the Top Ten in its opening with $3.8 million from 1,707 theatres for LDEntertainment/Elevation Pictures. It gets 36% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore from Audiences.
Universal Pictures Canada x Mr. Will want to give Readers a chance to see BLOCKERS. Screenings take place as follows on April 4, 2018:
TORONTO 7 PM Cineplex Yonge & Eglinton
MONTREAL 7 PM Cineplex Forum
EDMONTON 7 PM Cineplex South Commons
VANCOUVER 7 PM Cineplex International Village
CALGARY 7 PM Landmark Shawnessy
When three parents stumble upon their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal. Leslie Mann (The Other Woman, This Is 40), Ike Barinholtz (Neighbors, Suicide Squad) and John Cena (Trainwreck, Sisters) star in Blockers, the directorial debut of Kay Cannon (writer of the Pitch Perfect series).
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Universal Pictures Canada release BLOCKERSFriday, April 6, 2018.