No doubt about it, North Americans are in love with MINIONS! The third Film in the Despicable Me franchise was much the best at the Box Office this weekend, opening with a whopping $115 million for Universal Pictures, from 4,301 theatres. By comparison this latest Film bests 2013’s Despicable Me by a wide margin, after opening with $83 million.
JURASSIC WORLD continues to motor-on in second with $$17.8 million, also for Universal Pictures, now tallying-in $590 million over five weeks domestically.
INSIDE OUT rates third with $17.2 million for Disney/Pixar, now in its fourth week out with $284 grossed.
TERMINATOR: GENISYS is in fourth with $13.5 million for Paramount Pictures, in its second week out. It has made about $68 million thus far in North America.
THE GALLOWS opens in fifth with $11 million. The Horror from Warner Bros. plays in 2,720 theatres, garnering a 13% on the Tomatometer from Critics and a C CinemaScore.
SELF/LESS starring Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds places seventh in its debut for Focus Features/VVS Films with $5.2 million. It earns a 20% on the Tomatometer and a much better B+ CinemaScore from Audiences.
MAX rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.2 million in its third week out for Warner Bros., surpassing the $70 million mark.
Canada! We know you love Ryan Reynolds and we’re excited to partner with VVS Films on an exciting Screening Giveaway for SELF/LESS, in theatres July 10, 2015! Screenings take place Wednesday, July 8, 2015 in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa and Halifax.
A terminally ill elderly billionaire (Ben Kingsley) who is dying from cancer buys a chance for eternal life through an experimental underground medical procedure called “shedding,” which transfers his consciousness into the cadaver of a younger man (Ryan Reynolds).
However, the promise of immortality turns into a nightmare when he experiences flashbacks that reveal the disturbing origins of his new body and he discovers a secret organization that will kill to keep their cause quiet.
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VVS Films release SELF/LESS on Friday, July 10, 2015.