Families dictated the Box Office this weekend, getting away to the movies to see HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION. Earning $42.2 million from 4,267 theatres for Sony Pictures. Overall, this puts the Film third in the Franchise, its best still going to 2015’s Hotel Transylvania2 with a $48.4 million opening. Critics gave it 59% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences responded much more positively with an A- CinemaScore.
In second this weekend is ANT-MAN AND THE WASP with $28.1 million from 4,206 theatres after a strong opening last weekend. Thus far it has grossed $132 million for Marvel/Disney.
Debuting in third is SKYSCRAPER starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with $24.2 million for Universal Pictures from 3,782 theatres. It gets 51% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
INCREDIBLES 2 lands in fourth this weekend with $14.5 million in its fifth week out for Disney/Pixar. Domestically it has made an outstanding $534 million.
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU debuts in seventh with $4 million from 805 theatres for eOne Films/Annapurna Pictures. The critically-acclaimed debut by Director/Writer Boots Riley gets 95% on the Tomatometer.
OCEAN’S 8 rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.9 million for Warner Bros., a tally of $132 million over six weeks.
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM has a ‘dino-mite’ opening this weekend at the Box Office with $150 million from 4,291 theatres for Universal Pictures. While shy of Jurassic World’s $208 million debut in 2015 (a Franchise best), this still places it well ahead of its competition. It gets 50% on the Tomatometer, but a much better A- CinemaScore from Audiences.
INCREDIBLES 2 in its second week finds itself in second with $80.9 million for Disney/Pixar from 4,410 theatres. In total it has earned $350 million in its domestic run.
OCEAN’S 8 is in third with $11.6 million in its third week, taking it just past the $100-million-mark for Warner Bros.
TAG is in fourth with $8.5 million in its second week out, bringing its total to $30.4 million for Warner Bros. also.
Mr. Rogers Documentary WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.8 million after expanding to 348 theatres for UniversalPictures/Focus Features.
Nothing short of ‘incredible’! INCREDIBLES 2 debuts atop the Box Office in its bow this weekend taking $175.3 million from 4,410 theatres for Disney/Pixar. Not only does it get a rare A+ CinemaScore from Audiences, it gets also a 94% on the Tomatometer. By comparison to its 2014 Predecessor, it more than doubles the intake of that one’s $70 million debut.
In second is last week’s champ OCEAN’S 8, with $20.5 million for Warner Bros. from 4,145 theatres, a two-week tally of $80 million domestically.
TAG opens in third with $13.7 million from 3,382 theatres for Warner Bros. The star-studded Comedy starring Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms and more, is based on a true story, and gets 57% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
HEREDITARY in its second week out makes $6.5 million for A24 Films/Elevation Pictures, a total $26.6 million.
SUPERFLY debuts in seventh spot for Sony Pictures with $5.6 million from 2,220 theatres. The Cult Classic Reboot gets 54% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
BOOK CLUB rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.2 million for Paramount Pictures. It has made $62.2 million in its domestic run.
It’s girls’ night out at the Box Office with OCEAN’S 8 stealing the top spot at the Box Office with $42 million from 4,145 theatres for Warner Bros. This bests 2004’s OCEAN’S 12 which previously was the top opening in the Franchise with $39.1 million. Critics gave it a passable 69% on the Tomatometer while audiences gave the star-studded Heist Flick a resounding A CinemaScore.
A distant second is SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY with $14.3 million in week three, a total $176 million grossed domestically.
In third is the well-reviewed Horror HEREDITARY with $13.7 million from 2,964 theatres for A24 Films/Elevation Pictures. It gets a stellar 94% on the Tomatometer and an D+ CinemaScore.
DEADPOOL 2 takes fourth spot with $12.8 million for 20th Century Fox in its fourth week out, a total $277.4 million earned thus far in North America.
HOTEL ARTEMIS debuts in 8th spot with $3 million for Global Road Entertainment/Cineplex Pictures. The Film starring Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown and Jeff Goldblum gets a 59% on the Tomatometer.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is LIFE OF THE PARTY with $1.7 million for Warner Bros., putting it just shy of the $50 million-mark over five weeks.
Umm. How ever did we live without OCEAN‘S 8? We present to you the brand new Teaser for this all-female, star-studded installment in the Heist Series!
The tide has turned and it’s a whole new “Ocean’s” when a group of 8 plan and execute a heist in New York. The film stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson and Awkwafina.
Warner Bros. Pictures Canada release OCEAN’S 8Friday, June 8, 2018.
(Photo/video credit: Warner Bros. Pictures Canada)