#BOXOFFICE: “F8” HOLDS ON A THIRD WEEK
Despite a tepid weekend at the Box Office, THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS still is going strong to hold on a third week at number one with $18.5 million for Universal Pictures, from 4,077 theatres. In its domestic run it has grossed $191.8 million.
In second is HOW TO BE A LATIN LOVER with $11.3 million from 1,118 theatres for Lionsgate Films. It gets 51% on the Tomatometer.
Debuting in third is THE CIRCLE starring Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, which despite some major star power could only muster $9.1 million from 3,163 theatres. It gets 17% on the Tomatometer and a D+ CinemaScore for Elevation Pictures/STX Entertainment.
BAAHUBALI: THE CONCLUSION debuts in fourth with $8.6 million from 405 theatres only.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is in seventh in its seventh week out for Disney, with $6.3 million, bringing its domestic tally to an outstanding $480 million.
Disney’s BORN IN CHINA rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.3 million from 1,508 theatres, a two-week tally of $8.7 million.
#REVIEW: “F8” ON CRUISE CONTROL IN SECOND WEEK
Not many changes this week at the Box Office despite several new releases to come our way. Hot off the news of a possible spin-off for the Franchise starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham, THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS makes it a second week at the top of the Box Office for Universal Pictures with $37 million from 4,329 theatres. Over two weeks domestically it has made $161.9 million.
THE BOSS BABY is in second again this weekend with $11.9 million from 3,697 theatres. a total of $136 million for 20th Century Fox with $136 million over four weeks.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is in third with $10 million for Disney, bringing its six week total to $471 million.
THE PROMISE debuts in fourth for eOne Films/Open Road Films with $4.7 million from 2,251 theatres. The TIFF ’16 selection starring Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac gets a 46% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
Disneynature‘s MADE IN CHINA debuts in fifth with $4.6 million from 1,508 theatres. The Panda Documentary gets an 86% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
UNFORGETTABLE which sees the return of long-absent Katherine Heigl, debuts in ninth with $4.4 million from 2,417 theatres for Warner Bros. Critics gave it a 26% on the Tomatometer and a C CinemaScore from Audiences.
THE LOST OF CITY Z rounds-out the Top Ten with a $2.1 million for Bleecker Street Films/Elevation Pictures expanding to 610 theatres in its second week out. Critics very much loved the Film starring heavyweights Robert Pattinson and Charlie Hunnam with an 88% on the Tomatometer.