#BOXOFFICE: “THE ACCOUNTANT” DELIVERS RETURNS IN DEBUT
THE ACCOUNTANT opens at the top of the Box Office this weekend with $25 million from 3,332 theatres for Warner Bros. While the Film starring bankable Ben Affleck gets only 51% on the Tomatometer, it gets a solid A CinemaScore from Audiences.
Slipping to second this weekend is THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN with $12.7 million for Universal Pictures. Over two weeks, the Thriller has made $47.3 million domestically.
In third is KEVIN HART: WHAT NOW? with $12.3 million for Universal Pictures. The Comedy Special/Documentary plays in 2,568 theatres.
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN lands in fourth with $8.6 million for 20th Century Fox, totalling $65 million in its third week.
DEEPWATER HORIZON is in fifth this weekend with $6.3 million, with a total $49.3 million in its third week for Lionsgate Films/Elevation Pictures.
Rounding out the Top Ten is Fox Searchlight‘s THE BIRTH OF A NATION with $2.2 milllion, a total of $12.1 million over two weeks.
#BOXOFFICE: “THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN” IS RIGHT ON-TRACK
Despite mixed reviews, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is right on-track, taking the top of the Box Office this weekend with $26.7 million across North America. It opens in 3,144 theatres for Universal Pictures garnering 44% on the Tomatometer critically. It gets also a B+ CinemaScore from Audiences.
In second this weekend is MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN with $14.7 million for 20th Century Fox. Over two weeks, it has grossed $50.9 million.
DEEPWATER HORIZON is in third this weekend with $11.6 million, tallying-in at $38.4 million over two weeks for both Elevation Pictures and Lionsgate Films.
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN is in fourth this weekend with $8.9 million for Sony Pictures, a total $75.7 million.
Debuting in sixth is THE BIRTH OF A NATION for Fox Searchlight with $7.8 million from 3,042 theatres. It gets 79% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS debuts in seventh with $6.6 million from 2,822 theatres for eOne Films/Lionsgate Films. It gets a 59% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
QUEEN OF KATWE rounds-out the Top Ten for Disney with $1.6 million in its third week out.
#BOXOFFICE: “MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN” FINDS A PLACE WITH MOVIEGOERS AT #1
Never underestimate the power of Tim Burton, whose MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN rules the Box Office this weekend with $26 million from 3,522 theatres for 20th Century Fox. It gets a B+ CinemaScore from Audiences and a 63% on the Tomatometer.
DEEPWATER HORIZON debuts in second with $20 million from 3,259 theatres for Elevation Pictures/Lionsgate Films. Premiering at TIFF ’16, the real-life Drama starring Mark Wahlberg and Kate Hudson gets 81% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN slips to third with $15.6 million for Sony Pictures in its second week, a two-week tally of $61.5 million.
STORKS is fourth with $14 million for Warner Bros. in its second week out, a total of $39 million over two weeks.
SULLY continues to go strong in fifth with $8.2 million for Warner Bros., a cumulative total of $105 million over four weeks.
MASTERMINDS opens in sixth for eOne Films/Relativity Media with $6.4 million in its debut from 3,042 theatres. Starring Kristen Wiig and Zach Galifianakis, the Comedy gets a B- CinemaScore and 38% on the Tomatometer.
SUICIDE SQUAD rounds-out the Top Ten for Warner Bros. with $1.6 million in its ninth week out, surpassing the $320 million-mark in North America.