#BOXOFFICE: “WONDER WOMAN” DOMINANT A SECOND WEEK
For a second straight week, WONDER WOMAN dominates the Box Office by an easy margin with $52.8 million from 4,165 theatres across North America. Over two weeks, it has grossed $195 million for Warner Bros.
In second in its debut is THE MUMMY for Universal Pictures, starring Tom Cruise, with $30.5 million from 4,034 theatres. It gets 18% on the Tomatometer from Critics, and an B- CinemaScore from Audiences.
CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE is in third this weekend with $12.6 million from 3,529 theatres for 20th Century Fox, a tally of $44.1 million over two weeks.
In fourth is PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES with $10.4 million for Disney in its third week out, a total of $136 million earned domestically.
IT COMES AT NIGHT opens in fifth for A24 Films/Mongrel Media with $6.2 million in its debut in 2,000 theatres. Starring Joel Edgerton and Riley Keogh, it gets an 85% on the Tomatometer but a D CinemaScore.
The heartwarming MEGAN LEAVEY starring Kate Mara, is eighth for Bleecker Street/Elevation Pictures with $3.8 million from 1,944 theatres. It gets a 78% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.6 million for Warner Bros. in its fourth week.
#BOXOFFICE: “WONDER WOMAN” WONDERFUL IN OPENING
It’s little wonder that WONDER WOMAN tops the North American Box Office this weekend but it is how well it has performed both critically and commercially that is really exciting. The Patty Jenkins (Monster) blockbuster earns $100.5 million ($223 million worldwide) from 4,165 theatres for Warner Bros. and gets an outstanding 94%(matching 2008’s DC Comics/Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight) on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore. Other distinctions it achieves are highest ever female-superhero film opening, highest opening ever for a female-directed film, highest June opening ever for a film and also Warner Bros.’ largest ever June opening.
Opening in second is children’s novel series adaptation CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE with $24 million from 3,434 theatres for 20th Century Fox. It gets a great 84% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES slips to third this weekend with 3,507 theatres for Disney with $21.3 million. Over two weeks it has made $114 million.
BAYWATCH is in fifth with $8.5 million for Paramount Pictures, earning $41.3 million over three weeks.
KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD rounds out the Top Ten with $1.1 million, a total run of $37.1 million thus far for Warner Bros.