Surpassing all expectations at number one this weekend is Warner Bros. Horror, DON’T BREATHE with $22.4 million for Sony Pictures, from 3,051 theatres. It gets an outstanding 87% on the Tomatometer from Critics and a B+ CinemaScore from Audiences. It was made for only $9.9 million.
SUICIDE SQUAD slips to second in its fourth week out with $$11.5 million for Warner Bros. from 3,582 theatres. Thus far in North America it has grossed $282 million.
In third is KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS with $7.2 million for eOne/Focus Features, a two-week tally of $24.1 million.
In fourth is SAUSAGE PARTY with $7.1 million for Sony Pictures in its third week out. It is about the surpass $80 million domestically.
MECHANIC: RESURRECTION debuts in sixth with $6.8 million for VVS Films/Lionsgate Films. Critics gave this latest installment in the Jason Statham franchise a 25% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences were much more forgiving with a B+ CinemaScore.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is BEN-HUR with $4.4 million for Paramount Pictures. It is about to surpass the $20 million-mark domestically in its second week out.
For a third straight week, Warner Bros. secures the top of the Box Office with SUICIDE SQUAD! Taking in $20 million this weekend, the supervillain fest brings its tally to $262 million in North America.
In second again this weekend is Sony Pictures’ adult Animated Feature SAUSAGE PARTY with $15.7 million. In two weeks it has grossed a healthy $65 million.
In third this weekend is Warner Bros.‘ WAR DOGS, which earns $14.8 million in its debut from 3,258 theatres. The Miles Teller-Jonah Hill pairing gets 59% from Critics on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS gets a solid fourth place opening for eOne Films/Focus Features with $12.1 million from 3,260 theatres. Reviews for the Animated Feature voiced by the likes of Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara and Matthew McConaughey, gets a phenomenal 96% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
BEN-HUR opens in fifth for Paramount Pictures with $11 million from 3,064 theatres. It gets panned by Critics with a 30% on the Tomatometer but inversely an A CinemaScore.
<dir=”auto”>FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS rounds-out the Top Ten with $4.3 million, a two-week tally of $14 million for eOne Films/Paramount Pictures.
Well that’ll make your day! Did you know about this R-rated, innuendo-filled Animated Feature, SAUSAGE PARTY? The name just says it all. Just released today is a new Trailer which will drop your bleeping jaws.
Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store. The film features the vocal talents of a who’s who of today’s comedy stars – Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Michael Cera, James Franco, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Paul Rudd, Nick Kroll, David Krumholtz, Edward Norton and Salma Hayek.
See the Trailer:
Sony Pictures Canada release SAUSAGE PARTY Friday, August 12, 2016.