For a second straight week, ANGEL HAS FALLEN claims top spot at the Box Office. Its take of $13 million from 3,336 theatres this weekend is enough to claim the throne based on few new releases to surface. By end of Labour Day weekend, it will have made $45.9 million for VVS Films/Lionsgate Films.
In second spot is GOOD BOYS with $8.8 million in its third week out for Universal Pictures, a total $58 million grossed.
In third is Disney’s THE LION KING in third with $6.4 million, a total $522.7 million in North America over seven weeks.
READY OR NOT is in sixth with $5.8 million for Fox Searchlight, a total $21.7 million made over two weeks.
Rounding things out is THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2 with $4 million for Sony Pictures, a total $35 million over three week.
ANGEL HAS FALLEN rises to the top in its debut taking-in $20 million from 3,286 North American theatres for LionsgateFilms/VVS Films. It gets 40% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore. While the Gerard Butler-fronted Franchise accomplishes its first #1 debut, it’s best opening still goes to first film, 2013’s Olympus Has Fallen with $30.3 million.
GOOD BOYS slips to second spot with $10.3 million week two for Universal Pictures, a two-week total of $40.6 million domestically.
Faith film OVERCOMER opens in third with $7.3 million for Sony Pictures from 1,723 theatres. It gets 33% on the Tomatometer and an A+ CinemaScore from audiences.
Toronto-made READY OR NOT debuts in sixth with $6.6 million from 2,855 theatres for Fox Searchlight. It garners an impressive 87% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK with $4.4 million for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films.
Fox Searchlight x Mr. Will want to give Readers a chance to win Advance Passes to see READY OR NOT! Screenings take place as follows on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM:
TORONTO // Cineplex Yonge & Dundas
MONTREAL // Scotiabank Theatre Montreal
VANCOUVER // Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver
Synopsis: READY OR NOT follows a young bride (Samara Weaving) as she joins her new husband’s (Mark O’Brien) rich, eccentric family (Adam Brody, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell) in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival.
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Fox Searchlight release READY OR NOTFriday, August 21, 2019.