#BOXOFFICE: “THE CONJURING 2” REPEATS #1 FEAT FOR FRANCHISE
THE CONJURING makes a huge splash at the Box Office in its debut this weekend with $38 million from 3,343 theatres for Warner Bros. By contrast, the Horror’s 2013 predecessor opened with $41 million. Critics gave it a solid 75% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it an A- CinemaScore.
In second is WARCRAFT with an impressive $25.7 million from 3,400 theatres for Universal Pictures. The Action-Fantasy based on the global video game phenomenon, gets a B+ CinemaScore from Audiences.
NOW YOU SEE ME 2 opens an impressive third with $23.3 million for eOne Films/Lionsgate Films. Critics gave this installment a 36% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it an A-CinemaScore. Its predecessor made $29.4 million in its debut back in 2013.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS slips to fourth with $13.9 million for Paramount Pictures, in its second week. It has made $60 million over two weeks.
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE is in fifth with $9.5 million in its third week out for 20th Century Fox, a tally of $135 million domestically.
ME BEFORE YOU continues to post great numbers, with $9.3 million in its second week out for Warner Bros. The Romance has made $36 million this far.
THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE is in sixth this weekend with $6.8 million, nearing that $100 million mark for Sony Pictures in its fourth week.
THE JUNGLE BOOK shows amazing longevity, rounding out the Top Ten in its ninth week out with $2.7 million for Disney. It thus far has made $352 million in North America.
#BOXOFFICE: “TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS” SHOW TURTLE POWER AT THE BOX OFFICE
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS repeats the feat of its 2014 Predecessor, topping the Box Office with $33.7 million in its debut. It plays in 4,071 theatres for Paramount Pictures. Critics gave it 37% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore from Audiences. The last Film in the Franchise however opened with $65 million.
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE slips to second this weekend with $22.5 million for 20th Century Fox. In its two week run domestically it has made $112 million so far.
In third is the Romantic Drama ME BEFORE YOU, opening with an impressive $18.3 million for Warner Bros. from 2,704 theatres. Critics gave the adaptation with 54% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore. Expect this one to have legs to go in the next few weeks.
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS is in fourth this weekend with $11 million in its third week, just surpassing $50 million for Disney.
THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE, a former number one, is in fifth this weekend with $9.2 million for Sony Pictures, earning $86 million so far.
POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING debuts in seventh from 2,311 theatres with $4.6 million for Universal Pictures. Reviews are great with 76% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it an okay B CinemaScore.
THE NICE GUYS rounds out the Top Ten for Warner Bros. with $3.2 million in week three.