Moviegoers have Romance on their minds pre-Valentine’s Day weekend as FIFTY SHADESFREED steams-up the Box Office with $40.3 million from 3,768 theatres for UniversalPictures. While the Franchise finale is unable to eclipse the $80 million its first chapter earned opening weekend in 2015, this by no means is a disgrace as it falls just short of its 2017 installment, which opened with $46 million. It gets 11% on the Tomatometer from Critics and a B+ CinenaScore from Audiences.
In second is PETER RABBIT with $22 million from 3,725 theatres for Sony Pictures. It gets a 58% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
THE 15:17 TO PARIS debuts in third with $11.7 million from 3,042 theatres for Warner Bros. The Clint Eastwood Film centering on the true story of three Americans who confronted a terrorist aboard a train, gets a 20% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE lands in fourth this weekend with $9.6 million. Over eight weeks it has grossed $365 million for SonyPictures.
THE SHAPE OF WATER is in ninth with $3 million for Fox Searchlight, putting the Oscar Contender close to the $50-million-mark domestically.
DEN OF THIEVES rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.7 million in its fourth week, totaling $40.8 million for STX Entertainment/VVS Films.
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE is showing no signs of stopping! It stays on-top a third straight week with $20.8 million from 3,704 theatres for SonyPictures, a total $317 million grossed domestically over five weeks.
In second in its debut is 12 STRONG with $15.4 million from 3,002 theatres for Warner Bros. Starring Michael Shannon and Chris Hemsworth, the post-9/11 Drama gets a 56% on the Tomatometer but an A CinemaScore.
In third also is another new release in DEN OF THIEVES with $13.5 million from 2,432 theatres for STX Entertainment/VVS Films. It gets a 38% score on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
Oscar Contender THE POST is in fourth for 20thCentury Fox with $12.4 million. Over five weeks it has grossed $45 million in North America.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN lands in fifth with $10.9 million showing longevity, having made $113 million in its run this far for 20th Century Fox.
FOREVER MY GIRL makes its debut rounding-out the Top Ten with $4.1 million from 1,115 theatres for Roadside Attractions/Elevation Pictures. It gets 18% on the Tomatometer.
A new Trailer and release date have been set for Action-Thriller DEN OF THEIVES, starring Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, Pablo Schreiber and O’Shea Jackson Jr.
A Los Angeles crime saga in the vein of “Heat”, DEN OF THIEVES follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank ofdowntownLos Angeles.
See the Trailer:
VVS Films release DEN OF THIEVESFriday, January 18, 2018.
VVS Films has a ton of stuff coming out later this year and next year, and we were privileged enough to learn about some of their upcoming titles, some of which are also premiering at TIFF ’17!
The reboot of the Franchise that starred Ron Pearlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro now stars Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane and David Harbour. There is not too much information about this title as it was only announced a little while ago but it is hotly-buzzed.
Mile 22 Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg team-up yet again with a new team featuring Ronda Rousey and Iko Uwais in a CIA Action-Thriller.
The Happytime Murders Melissa McCarthy stars in this Action-Comedy Thriller about a 80s television show cast of puppets getting killed off one by one.
Adrift Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin star in this Romantic Drama about a woman who sails into a hurricane to save the man she loves.
Den of Thieves
The Film stars O’Shea Jackson Jr, Gerard Butler and Pablo Schreiber in a bank robbery that inevitably takes a wrong turn.
The Foreigner Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan star in this Action-Thriller where one man is trying to seek vengeance for his daughters death which resulted from terrorism while the other man’s past may reveal the identity of the killer.
TIFF ’17 TITLES
I, Tonya Margot Robbie and Sebastian Stan in the movie about Tonya Harding. This is one of the hotly-buzzed Movies coming to the festival this year as well.
Real-life couple Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz star as drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and journalist Virginia Vallejo.
Ben Stiller stars in this Comedy about a father who takes his son to tour colleges and meets-up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life choices.