HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD once again prevails atop the Box Office this weekend, taking $26 million from 4,286 theatres in its second week out. In its run thus far, it has grossed$93.7 million for Universal Pictures.
In second is TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA FAMILY FUNERAL with $25.8 million from 2,442 theatres for LionsgateFilms/Elevation Pictures. Its Franchise best still belongs to 2009’s TYLER PERRY’S MADEA GOES TO JAIL which opened with $41 million. The Comedy gets 29% on the Tomatometer.
In third is ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL with $6.7 million for 20th Century Fox. Over three weeks it has grossed $72 million.
GRETA, a TIFF ’18 selection, debuts in fifth with $4.5 million for Focus Features/Universal Pictures. It gets 57% on the Tomatometer and stars both Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz.
Academy Award Best Picture GREEN BOOK sees a little boost in sixth with $4.5 million from 2,641 theatres, a total $75.7 million made over 16 weeks for Universal Pictures.
HAPPY DEATH DAY 2 U rounds things out with $2.5 million, a total $25.2 million grossed over three weeks for Universal Pictures.
ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL fights its way to the top of the Box Office in its debut this weekend. The James Cameron production takes top spot with $24.4 million from 3,790 theatres for 20th Century Fox. It gets 59% on the Tomatometer, just short of a passing grade.
In second is THE LEGO MOVIE: THE SECOND PART with $19.1 million for Warner Bros. bringing its two week total to $66.1 million in North America.
Opening in third is the Anti-Rom-ComISN’T IT ROMANTIC starring Rebel Wilson, with $13.3 million from 3,444 theatres for Warner Bros. It gets 68% on the Tomatometer.
WHAT MEN WANT is in its second week out lands in fourth with $10.4 million, a two week tally of $37.2 million for Paramount Pictures.
Slipping to fifth is HAPPY DEATH DAY 2 U with $9 million for Universal Pictures, a two-week total of $14.9 million.
Toronto-made THE PRODIGY is in ninth with $3 million in its second week out, bringing its total run to $11.3 million for Orion Pictures.
Rounding it all out is GREEN BOOK with $2.8 million, a total $66.2 million grossed domestically for Universal Pictures.
Universal Pictures Canada x Mr. Will want to give Readers in Toronto and Montreal a chance to see HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U! Screenings take place MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019, 7PM.
Synopsis: Jessica Rothe leads the returning cast of HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U, the follow-up to Blumhouse’s (Split, Get Out, The Purge series) surprise 2017 smash hit of riveting, repeating twists and comic turns. This time, our hero Tree Gelbman (Rothe) discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Jason Blum once again produces and Christopher Landon returns to write and direct this next chapter, while Happy Death Day executive producers Angela Mancuso and John Baldecchi are newly joined by EP Samson Mucke (Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse).
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In a Horror-filled October Box Office, it only is fitting that JIGSAW takes the top spot pre-Halloween weekend with $17.4 million for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films from 2,941 theates. It gets 37% on the Tomatometer with a B CinemaScore. The Saw Franchise best was achieved with 2007’s SAW IV earning $67 in its bow and this is its eighth installment.
TYLER PERRY’S BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN lands in second in it second week out with $10.3 million, a tally of $35.8 million thus far for Liongsate Films/eOne Films.
GEOSTORM finds itself in third with $5.4 million for Warner Bros. from 3,246 theatres. In its two week-run it has made $23.3 million domestically.
HAPPY DEATH DAY, a former champ, is in fourth this weekend with $5.2 million for Universal Pictures. It has made $48.5 million over three weeks.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE debuts in seventh for Universal Pictures with $4 million from 2,054 theatres, a second Film in the Top Ten for actor Miles Teller whose ONLY THE BRAVE is in sixth with $4.1 million. It earns 77% on the Tomatometer with an A- CinemaScore.
SUBURBICON, a TIFF ’17 selection from George Clooney as Director, opens in ninth with $3.1 million from 2,046 theatres for Elevation Pictures/Paramount Pictures. It gets 26% on the Tomatometer, with a D- CinemaScore.
IT rounds it all out in tenth with $2.3 million in its eighth week, a total $323 million over eight weeks.
True to form, TYLER PERRY’S BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN takes the top of the Box Office one week before the big day itself. The latest in a franchise of successive hits earns $22 million across North America from 2,388 theatres for eOne Films/Lionsgate Films. None however, have been able to surpass the $41 million opening weekend success of 2009’s TYLER PERRY’S MADEA GOES TO JAIL. The Comedy-Horror Mashup also garners an A- CinemaScore meaning Moviegoers can’t get enough of this tough old chick!
In second is GEOSTORM with $12 million from 3,246 theatres for Warner Bros. It gets a B- CinemaScore and a 13% score on the Tomatometer.
Last week’s #1 Movie HAPPY DEATH DAY slips to third with $9.5 million in its second week out for Universal Pictures. The Horror has grossed (pardon the pun!) a healthy $40 million this far.
ONLY THE BRAVE debuts in fifth for Sony Pictures with $5.2 million from 2,577 theatres. It gets an A CinemaScore and an 89% on the Tomatometer.
Debuting in seventh is Thriller THE SNOWMAN with $3.7 million from 1,812 theatres for Universal Pictures. It gets a D CinemaScore and 9% on the Tomatometer.
IT rounds-out the Top Ten with $3 million in its seventh week for Warner Bros. It (pardon the pun again!) has made $319 million in its successful run thus far.
Exceeding all expectations, HAPPYDEATH DAY from Universal Pictures freaks its competition into submission. Who would’ve thought we’d be seeing this modest Horror topple a giant like BLADE RUNNER 2049? It’s almost Halloween so naturally people are craving this… The Film opens in 3,149 theatres with $26.5 million. It gets a decent 67% rating on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore from Audiences.
BLADE RUNNER 2049 after a quick reign in its debut, slips to second this weekend with $14.3 million in its second week. It has made $59.8 million thus far domestically for Warner Bros.
Opening in third is THE FOREIGNER starring Jackie Chan for STX Entertainment/VVS Films, with $12.4 million from 2,515 theatres. It receives 56% on the Tomatometer and an A- CineamScore.
In fourth is the over-performing IT with $6.4 million, totaling now $315 million over six weeks in North America for Warner Bros.
THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US finds itself in fifth with $5.6 million in its second week out, a total $20.5 million for 20th Century Fox.
MARSHALL, a Court Drama starring Chadwick Boseman and Kate Hudson, rounds-out the Top Ten with $3 million from 821 theatres for Open Road Films/Sony Pictures. Critically it fares well with 86% on the Tomatometer.