#BOXOFFICE: “GLASS” IS A CLEAR WINNER IN OPENING
It’s clear! GLASS tops of the Box Office decisively in its opening. The latest from M. Night Shyamalan which sees characters from his previous successes Unbreakable and Split, debuts with $42.8 million from 3,841 theatres for Universal Pictures. It gets a 35% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
In second is last week’s champ THE UPSIDE with $15.3 million from 3,320 theatres, proving a highly-bankable venture from STX Entertainment/Elevation Pictures. In two weeks, it has made $46.9 million.
AQUAMAN still is going strong in third with $10.3 million for Warner Bros., a five week tally of $304.6 million in North America.
A DOG’S WAY HOME lands in fourth with $$7.6 million for Sony Pictures, a total of $24 million over two weeks domestically.
DRAGON BALL SUPER: BROLY debuts in sixth with $6.6 million for FUNimation Films, from 500 theatres with a release both sides of the border. It gets 79% on the Tomatometer.
ON THE BASIS OF SEX rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.9 million from 1,957 theatres for Focus Features/Universal Pictures. It has grossed $17.6 million over four weeks in these parts.
#BOXOFFICE: “THE UPSIDE” LANDS ON-TOP
THE UPSIDE lands on top of the Box Office with $19.1 million, a first ever for STX Entertainment. Starring Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston, the Remake of French crowd-pleaser The Intouchables, opens in 3,080 theatres. It is released in Canada by Elevation Pictures. It gets an A CinemaScore and 39% on the Tomatometer.
AQUAMAN slips to third this weekend with $15.5 million, bringing its four-week tally to $286 million for Warner Bros. in North America.
In third is A DOGS WAY HOME with $11.2 million from 3,090 theatres for Sony Pictures. It gets 61% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
ESCAPE ROOM lands in fourth with $8.4 million, bringing its two-week tally to 31.9 million for Sony Pictures.
ON THE BASIS OF SEX expands to 1,213 theatres with $6 million for Focus Features/Universal Pictures, placing it in sixth, a three week total of $10.3 million.
VICE rounds things out in tenth with $3.3 million, a total $36 million for Annapurna Pictures/eOne Films.