#BOXOFFICE: “THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD” FIRES A THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK
With the end of Summer near, Moviegoers have a lot on their minds. THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD however is strong enough to overcome and for a third straight week hits the top of the Box Office earning $9.4 million this Labour Day weekend for from 3,370 theatres for VVS Films/Lionsgate Films. To date it has earned $54.8 million domestically.
Former champ ANNABELLE: CREATION continues is rampage of Horror, in second with $6.9 million from 3,358 theatres for Warner Bros. It has made $90 million to date in North America. The studio is projecting another huge weekend next week with yet another scary release in Stephen King’s IT.
WIND RIVER continues to perform well in third spot now in its fifth week, earning $5.7 million for The Weinstein Company/VVS Films. In total it has made $16.6 million over five weeks.
LEAP! in its second week out earns $4.7 million The Weinstein Company, a total $13 million grossed thus far, placing it fourth.
LOGAN LUCKY drives steadily in fifth spot with $4.1 million for eOne Films/Bleecker Street Films. It has thus far earned $21.1 million over three weeks despite raves critically and an all-star cast.
GIRLS TRIP rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.1 million, in its seventh week out, now having made $111.9 million for Universal Pictures.
#BOXOFFICE: “THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD” FIRES IN DEBUT
It’s a hit! The Hitman’s Bodyguard fires at number one in its opening with $21 million from 3,377 theatres for VVS Films/Lionsgate Films. The Action-Comedy starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson gets 40% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
Still going strong is ANNABELLE: CREATION with $14.3 million from 3,542 theatres for Warner Bros. in its second week out, totaling $62.8 million thus far. Over two weeks, it has earned $155 million domestically.
In third is former champ DUNKIRK with $7.3 million for Warner Bros. In total, it has made $166 million in five weeks across North America.
In fourth in its debut is Stephen Soderbergh‘s star-studded LOGAN LUCKY with a $7.2 million from 3,031 theatres for eOne Films. It gets an impeccable 93% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
GIRLS TRIP takes right spot with $3.8 million from 2,040 theatres in its fifth week for Universal Pictures. It has just surpassed the $100 million-mark.
Rounding out the Top Ten is well-reviewed WIND RIVER with $3.2 million for VVS Films/The Weinstein Co., expanding to 694 theatres this week.
#BOXOFFICE: “ANNABELLE: CREATION” SCARES ITS WAY TO THE TOP
People can’t get enough of this creepy doll! ANNABELLE: CREATION debuts atop the Box Office with a smashing $36.5 million for Warner Bros. from 3,502 theatres. It gets 68% on the Tomatometer, with a B CinemaScore. This latest installment of The Conjuring Franchise still is unable to surpass its 2013 $41 million debut.
A distant second is DUNKIRK with $10.5 million in its fourth week out, a total $152 million also for Warner Bros.
Third is THE NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE with $8 million from 4,003 theatres in its opening eOne Films/Open Road Films. It gets a B+ CinemaScore and 11% on the Tomatometer.
In its second week, THE DARK TOWER lands in fourth with $7.5 million for Sony Pictures, a two-week total of $33 million.
GIRLS TRIP edges so close to that $100-million mark in its fourth week out with $6.4 million for Universal Pictures.
THE GLASS CASTLE rounds-out the Top Ten for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films with $4.8 million in its debut from 3,502 theatres.
#BOXOFFICE: “THE DARK TOWER” BRIGHT ON A DIM WEEKEND
Debuting atop the Box Office this weekend on a tepid weekend is Sony Pictures’ THE DARK TOWER with a $19.6 million from 3,451 theatres across North America. The Stephen King adaptation musters only a 19% from Critics on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
Former champion DUNKIRK slips to second this weekend with $17.4 million for Warner Bros. Thus far over three weeks it has grossed $132 million domestically.
In third is Sony Pictures’ THE EMOJI MOVIE with $12.6 million in its second week out. It has earned $49.5 million thus far.
Fourth is Universal Pictures’ hit GIRLS TRIP with $11.5 million in its third week out, surpassing $85.5 million, making it the top-grossing Comedy of the Summer.
KIDNAP debuts in fifth with $10.1 million from 2,378 theatres for eOne Films/Aviron Pictures. The Thriller starring Halle Berry gets a 40% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
DETROIT from Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow, debuts in eighth with $7.3 million from 3,007 theatres for eOne Films/now-distributor Annapurna Pictures. It gets 93% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is DESPICABLE ME 3 with $5.5 million for Universal Pictures in its sixth week.
#BOXOFFICE: “DUNKIRK” ON-TOP A SECOND WEEK
For a second week straight, DUNKIRK tops the Box Office for Warner Bros. with $27.5 million from 3,748 theatres, but if anything it is a narrow victory. Over two weeks, it has grossed $102 million.
THE EMOJI MOVIE debuts a close second with $27 million for Sony Pictures from 4,075 theatres. Critically it gets 6% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
GIRLS TRIP continues with a strong showing with $20 million, good enough for third in its second week out for Universal Pictures. It has made $65 million over two weeks.
ATOMIC BLONDE opens in fourth with $18.3 million for Focus Features/Universal Pictures from 3,305 theatres. It gets 75% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING is in firth with $13.6 million now in its fourth week out, a total $278.4 million earned for Sony Pictures.
WONDER WOMAN rounds-out the Top Ten for Warner Bros. with $3.6 million, a total $395 million over nine weeks.
#BOXOFFICE: “DUNKIRK” CONTINUES LEGACY OF DOMINATION FOR CHRISTOPHER NOLAN
Taking the top of the Box Office in its debut is Christopher Nolan‘s eagerly-awaited new Film DUNKIRK, earning $51 million from 3,720 theatres across North America for Warner Bros. It gets a phenomenal 92% on the Tomatometer from Critics and an A- CinemaScore from Audiences. This lands ahead of 2014’s Interstellar which opened with $47.5 million in 3,561 theatres. Nolan has continued a legacy of domination with these Films, 2010’s Inception and The Dark Knight Trilogy.
Debuting in second with $29.2 million is Universal Pictures’ GIRLS TRIP, which gets both stellar reviews, coming in at 89% on the Tomatometer and a rare A+ CinemaScore also. The Malcolm D. Lee Comedy plays in 2,195 theatres domestically.
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING is in third with $20 million for Sony Pictures in its third week out.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES is in fourth with $18.5 million for 20th Century Fox in its second week out.
In fifth is VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS with $16.7 million from 3,533 theatres for STX Entertainment/eOne Films. The Fantasy from visionary Luc Besson gets 55% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is Toronto-made WISH UPON with $2.1 million in its second week out for Broad Green Pictures.