#BOXOFFICE: “FINDING DORY” FINDS ITS WAY TO THE TOP AGAIN!
FINDING DORY finds itself on-top again a second week, with a whopping $74.5 million from 4,305 theatres in its second weekend, undoubtedly accounted for by families who couldn’t get in to see it last week. It already has made $278 million in two weeks only for Disney!
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURRECTION certainly isn’t shamed, debuting in second with a stellar $45 million for 20th Century Fox in 4,068 theatres across North America. Critics gave it 34% on the Tomatometer, Audiences gave it a B CinemaScore.
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE slips to third this weekend with $18.2 million for Warner Bros., a two week tally of $69.1 million.
THE SHALLOWS debuts in fourth for Sony Pictures with $17 million from 2,962 theatres. Critics gave it a solid 75% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a B+ CinemaScore.
FREE STATE OF JONES opens in fifth for Elevation Pictures/STX Entertainment with $7.7 million. It earns a 41% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES rounds-out to Top Ten with $2.2 million this weekend, now in its fourth week out for Paramount Pictures, earning $76.9 million in its run.
#BOXOFFICE: “FINDING DORY” MAKES A HUGE SPLASH IN OPENING
Disney‘s makes a huge splash with FINDING DORY this weekend, debuting with an all-time record for an opening of an Animated Festure with $140 million from 4,305 theatres! After incubating for several years, this Sequel to 2003’s Finding Nemo does it right, striking a chord with Critics, who gave it a 95% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore from Audiences. By contrast, its Predecessor made $70 million in its opening.
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE opens big in second with $33 million for Warner Bros. in 3,508 theatres. The Comedy starring Kevin Hart and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson gets a 65% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a promising A- CinemaScore.
Last week’s champ THE CONJURING 2 slips to third in the wake of stiff competition, but still earns $16 million in its second week out, a total $72.2 million thus far domestically. Not bad for a Horror!
NOW YOU SEE ME 2 is in fourth with $10 million, a total of $41.7 million over two weeks for eOne Films/Lionsgate Films.
WARCRAFT slips to fifth spot for Universal Pictures with $7 million in its second week out.
Rounding out the Top Ten is CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR with $2.2 million in its seventh week for Disney, just surpassing $400 million in North America.