SUICIDE SQUAD very much is alive and well in its debut at the Box Office with a stunning $146 million opening for Warner Bros. from 4,255 theatres. In addition to garnering the distinction of being the highest August opening ever for a Film, it also ranks second behind CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR as the second highest opening Film of 2016! Critics were harsh with a 26% on the Tomatometer, but Audiences gave it redeeming B+ CinemaScore.
A distant second is JASON BOURNE with $22 million in its second week out for Universal Pictures. It has made $102 million so far domestically.
BAD MOMS does great in third with $14.1 million for STX Entertainment and eOne Films in its second week out. It has just surpassed the $50 million-mark.
THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS is in fourth with $10 million for Universal Pictures. In five weeks it is on the verge of $320 million in North America.
NINE LIVES opens in fifth with $6.6 million for EuropaCorp/VVS Films, from 2,264 theatres. Critics were harsh on the cat-human bodyswap Comedy with a 5% on the Tomatometer but it interestingly gets areally solid B+ CinemaScore.
ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.9 million for 20th Century Fox, in its third week out.
JASON BOURNE takes the top of the Box Office in its debut, continuing its Franchise’s legacy of success with $59 million from 4,026 theatres for Universal Pictures. In relation to its Predecessors, it still cannot surpass the $69 million opening of 2007’s THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM but is second best, firmly ahead of 2005’s THE BOURNE SUPREMACY. Critics gave it a 56% on the Tomatometer, but Audiences loved it with an A- CinemaScore.
After dominating last weekend, STAR TREK BEYOND takes second position with $24 million for Paramount Pictures. In two weeks, it has grossed $105 million in North America.
Opening in third for STX Entertainment and eOne Films is BAD MOMS with $23.7 million from 3,215 theatres. The Comedy starring Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn and Kristen Bell gets a strong A CinemaScore, while Critics gave it a passing 63% on the Tomatometer. This definitely will help give it legs to go on in coming weeks.
THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS still is going strong in fourth with $17 million for Universal Pictures. Over four weeks it is almost at the $300 million-mark.
ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE is in fifth with $10.9 million for 20th Century Fox, a total of $42 million in two weeks.
LIGHTS OUT continues to be the “little engine who could”, powering along in sixth with $10 million for Warner Bros. Made for less than $5 million, the Horror is now en route to $42 million in earnings.
NERVE opens in ninth with $9 million for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films. Since its opening Wednesday it has made $15 million. Critics gave it a 56% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it an A- CinemaScore.
CAFÉ SOCIETY rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.4 million from only 565 theatres for Lionsgate Films/Amazon (a rare partnership) and Mongrel Media. The Woody Allen Film get a 71% on the Tomatometer.
We got a huge surprise tonight during the Super Bowl as the latest installment of the BOURNE franchise got a quick unveiling! See this high-octane new Teaser for JASON BOURNE!
Synopsis: Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role in Jason Bourne. Paul Greengrass, the director of The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, once again joins Damon for the next chapter of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise, which finds the CIA’s most lethal former operative drawn out of the shadows.
Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, Tommy Lee Jones and Julia Stiles also star.
See the Spot:
Universal Pictures Canada release JASON BOURNE on Friday, July 29, 2016.