JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE for a second week in a row takes the top of the Box Office for Sony Pictures with $24.4 million from 3,849 theatres. Over four weeks it not only has overcome its tough rival STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, but it has made a stellar $286.9 million domestically.
THE POST expands to second spot with $17.2 million for 20th Century Fox from 2,819 theatres. Over four weeks it has made $25 million in limited release. The Oscar Contender directed by Steven Spielberg and starring both Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, gets 88% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
THE COMMUTER debuts in third with $12.7 million from 2,892 theatres for Lionsgate Films/VVS Films. The Action-Thriller starring genre king Liam Neeson, gets 56% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore from Audiences.
INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY lands in fourth with $11.4 million for Sony Pictures, earning $52 million over two weeks.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN is in fifth with $11.2 million for 20th Century Fox. It has now made $96.5 million over four weeks. It’s Soundtrack continues to perform well, hitting #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 200 Album Chart.
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI still is going strong in sixth with $10.9 million for Disney from 3,090 theatres. Over five weeks it has made a blistering $594.2 million in North America.
PADDINGTON 2 debuts in seventh with $10.8 million from 3,702 theatres for Warner Bros. Its 2015 Predecessor opened with $18.9 million. It stands at a remarkable 100% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
PROUD MARY opens in eighth with $9.8 million for Sony Pictures from 2,125 theatres. It gets 25% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
MOLLY’S GAME rounds-out the Top Ten for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films with $4.1 million from 1,708 theatres in its third week. It has made $21.7 million domestically.
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The creative minds behind the hit Insidious trilogy return for Insidious: The Last Key. The franchise welcomes back standout Lin Shaye as Dr. Elise Rainier, the brilliant parapsychologist faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet: in her own family home.
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After playing bridesmaid for a couple weeks, JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE swings to the lead with $35 million from 3,801 for SonyPictures. Over three weeks it has grossed a smart $244.1 million domestically.
Debuting in second is fellow Sony Pictures release INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY. The Horror opens with $25.9 million from 3,116 theatres. It gets 25% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI after a complete domination, slips to third with $23.6 million in week three for Disney. It has grossed a whopping $572.5 million thus far in North America.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN quietly continues to grind in fourth with $14.1 million for 20thCentury Fox, a three week tally of $77.2 million.
PITCH PERFECT 3 goes along in fifth with $10.5 million in its third week, a total $86.2 million made for Universal Pictures.
MOLLY’S GAME makes its Top Ten debut in seventh, expanding to 1,608 theatres with $6.6 million for STX Entertainment/eOne Films. The Aaron Sorkin-directed Oscar Contender has made $13.8 million over two weeks, it gets 82% on the Tomatometer.
ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.6 million in week two for Sony Pictures. It has made $20.2 million to date.
Just wow!JURASSIC WORLD blew away the competition this weekend with a stunning $200-million opening for Universal Pictures. Opening in 3,274 theatres, the Blockbuster bests its three Predecessors in the beloved Franchise in terms of opening. By comparison Jurassic Park 3 managed to make $181 million in its lifetime at the Box Office in 2001. This latest Installment eclipsed that Film already in its opening weekend. Audiences gave it a firm A at CinemaScore, although Critics were a bit shakier on it with a 70% on the Tomatometer.
SPY after a strong debut last weekend for 20th Century Fox, slips to second this week with $15 million. In its run so far domestically it has made $56 million.
SAN ANDREAS lands in third in its third week out with $10 million for Warner Bros. It has grossed $118 million thus far.
INSIDIOUS 3 is in fourth in its second week out with $8 million for Focus Features/eOne Films.
PITCH PERFECT 2 is in fifth with $5.7 million for Universal Pictures, tallying $170 million in five weeks.
LOVE & MERCY plays in only 572 theatres but rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.5 million for Roadside Attractions/eOne Films.
Melissa McCarthy continues to stamp herself Queen of the Box Office, with her latest Comedy, SPY debuting at number one this weekend for 20th Century Fox with $30 million from 3,711 theatres. In fact, since 2011, a remarkable seven out of eight of her Films have debuted in the Top Three, this being her second Film since Identity Theft to debut on-top. In addition to commercial success, Critics adored the Film with remarkable 95% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a B+ CinemaScore only.
SAN ANDREAS in its second week, lands in second with $25 million for Warner Bros. In two weeks it is just shy of the $100-million mark after a smashing debut at number one last week.
INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 debuts in third spot with $23 million for Focus Features/eOne Films, from 3,002 theatres. Critics gave it favourable reviews with a 60% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences responded fairly well with a B+ CinemaScore. While a strong showing, this falls short of 2013’s $40 million opening for Chapter 2.
ENTOURAGE: THE MOVIE rewards Fans of the HBO Series handsomely and the Film continuation of the beloved Show, debuts in fourth spot with $18.3 million from 3,108 theatres for Warner Bros. While the Critics were tough on it with a 30% on the Tomatometer, Audiences gave it a decisive “yes” with an A- CinemaScore.
PITCH PERFECT 2 finds itself in fifth $8.5 million for Universal Pictures, now in its fourth week. It now has made $161 million domestically.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is POLTERGEIST with $2.7 million for 20th Century Fox in its third week out. The Horror Remake has made $44 million in its run thus far.
Although Toronto has brought him here many a time to film, Australian Actor/Writer/Director Leigh Whannell is in Toronto promoting the latest installment in his bankable Horror Franchise, Insidious 3. He is known for his work in creating the wildly-successful Saw Franchise along with James Wan, who helmed record-breaking Smash, Furious 7.
Along with Whannell on this Tour is Actress Lin Shaye, whom many of us will recognize from her unforgettable performance as tanned Dog Lover, Magda in There’s Something About Mary.
The Duo stopped off at Global Television‘s The Morning Show (National Edition) today to chat about the Horror, which goes way back to the start.
Both Whannell and Shaye were kind to greet Fans in and out of the venue, Whannell insisting on seeing our Snap before letting me keep it. Shaye gave a friendly reminder to see the Movie when it hits theatres via eOne Films on Friday, June 5, 2015.
We still remember the first time we saw Insidious. We still are traumatized! eOne Films + Mr. Will want to give Readers a chance to see INSIDIOUS 3! Screenings take place June 3, 2015 in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg.
The newest chapter in the terrifying horror series is written and directed by franchise co-creator Leigh Whannell. A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
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Yet another number one debut for Hugh Jackman! Prisoners is the second Film in-a-row of the Australian-born Star after another big debut this July with Wolverine and after it premiered at TIFF ’13 to resoundingly positive reviews earlier this month, the 18+ Crowd flocked to the Movies this weekend to see this R-rated Thriller. Jake Gyllenhaal who happened to top the Box Office this weekend last year with End of Watch, also stars. The Film opened with a stellar $21.4 million for Warner Bros., from 3,260 theatres. Made for $46 million, it likely will recover its production costs rather quickly and earned an A- CinemaScore from Audiences and also a v. solid 80% on the Tomatometer.
After a monstrous debut last week, Insidious: Chapter 2 slips to second spot this weekend with $14.5 million for FilmDistrict/eOne Films. In two weeks, the Horror has grossed a spiffy $60 million.
In third this weekend is Comedy, The Family, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert DeNiro with $7 million in this its second week out for Relativity Media and eOne Films. The Luc Besson Film in total has earned $25.1 million thus far domestically.
Debuting in fourth is Teen-Dance Flick, Battle of the Year, with $5 million from 2,008 theatres. Critics didn’t give it much love with a paltry 6% on the Tomatometer, while audiences loved with, giving it an A- CinemaScore; it was made for $20 million.
We’re the Millers is showing astounding resilience for Warner Bros., still hanging-on to the Top Ten in sixth spot with $4.6 million. The Comedy has earned over $138 million now in North America in its seven weeks in theatres.
The Butler also is proving to be a Stayer in seventh spot with $4.3 million in its sixth week of release, a cumulative total of 106 million for The Weinstein Co. and eOne Films.
Planes from Disney, rounds out the Top Ten with $2.8 million in its seventh week, now grossing over $86 million in North America.