SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE has has Moviegoers ‘into’ it at the pre-Holiday Office this weekend with $36 million from 3,813 theatres for Sony Pictures. The Animated Feature including the voices of Chris Pine, Jake Johnson and Hailee Steinfeld, comes with great acclaim, earning 97% on the Tomatometer and a rare A+ CinemaScore. Nothing still beats the Franchise’s best opening in 2007 with Spider-Man 3.
Clint Eastwood‘s latest, THE MULE, opens in second spot with $17.8 million from 2,588 theatres for Warner Bros. The Drama passes with 64% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
In third is THE GRINCH with $12.5 million for Universal Pictures. Its six-week total takes it to $240 million domestically.
MORTAL ENGINES, brought to us by the same people behind Lord of the Rings, opens in fifth for Universal Pictures with $7.5 million from 3,103 theatres. It gets 26% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL, a PG-13 Re-Cut of DEADPOOL 2 with new Holiday-themed scenes, rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.6 million from 1,566 theatres for 20th Century Fox. It gets 52% on the Tomatometer.
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Brooklyn teen Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) is embarrassed that his police officer dad drives him to school in a cruiser. His dad isn’t impressed by Spider-Man, who gets a lot of credit for catching bad guys.
When Spider-Man (Jake Johnson) saves Miles from a monster, the superhero introduces the boy to the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one person can wear the mask of Spider-Man. Peter Parker offers to teach Miles to be Spider-Man, but advises him not to do it like him (Peter), but to do it like himself.
Swinging into theatres this Christmas is SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE! Just announced are new Voice Cast additions: Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Jake Johnson, Liev Schreiber, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez and Lily Tomlin.
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind. Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask. Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman, the screenplay is by Phil Lord. The film is produced, in association with Marvel, by Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Christina Steinber.
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SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE is in theatres via Sony Pictures Canada this Christmas.
Taking the top of the Box Office in its debut is Christopher Nolan‘s eagerly-awaited new Film DUNKIRK, earning $51 million from 3,720 theatres across North America for Warner Bros. It gets a phenomenal 92% on the Tomatometer from Critics and an A- CinemaScore from Audiences. This lands ahead of 2014’s Interstellar which opened with $47.5 million in 3,561 theatres. Nolan has continued a legacy of domination with these Films, 2010’s Inception and The Dark Knight Trilogy.
Debuting in second with $29.2 million is Universal Pictures’ GIRLS TRIP, which gets both stellar reviews, coming in at 89% on the Tomatometer and a rare A+ CinemaScore also. The Malcolm D. Lee Comedy plays in 2,195 theatres domestically.
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING is in third with $20 million for Sony Pictures in its third week out.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES is in fourth with $18.5 million for 20th Century Fox in its second week out.
In fifth is VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS with $16.7 million from 3,533 theatres for STX Entertainment/eOne Films. The Fantasy from visionary Luc Besson gets 55% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is Toronto-made WISH UPON with $2.1 million in its second week out for Broad Green Pictures.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES sure isn’t ‘monkeying’ around! The Action/Fantasy is all business at the Box Office, taking-in $57.5 million from 4,022 theatres in its debut for 20th Century Fox. It gets a 94% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore from audiences. 2014’s DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES still holds the franchise best with a $72 million opening.
In second is SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING, last week’s number one Film. It earns $47.4 million its second week out in 4,348 theatres for Sony Pictures, a total $210 million earned domestically.
In third is DESPICABLE ME 3 with $19.2 million for Universal Pictures. Over three weeks it has grossed $188 million in North America.
BABY DRIVER is in fourth this weekend with $8.7 million from 3,043 theatres for Sony Pictures, a total $73 million made over three weeks.
THE BIG SICK expands to 2,597 theatres for Lionsgate Films/Elevation Pictures, taking $7.4 million in its fourth week out. It has made $15.8 million thus far.
Toronto-made WISH UPON might not be getting a Canadian release, but it opens in seventh in the U.S. with $5.6 million from 2,250 theatres. It gets 20% on the Tomatometer and a C- CinemaScore.
THE HOUSE rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.8 million for Warner Bros. in its third week out with $23 million tallied in total.
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING spins a web on its competition, climbing to the top of the Box Office in its debut for Sony Pictures. It earns $119 million from 4,348 theatres and gets a 95% on the Tomatometer, plus a fantastic A CinemaScore. The franchise’s record still belongs to Spider-Man 3 (2007) which opened with $151 million.
In second is DESPICABLE ME 3 with $37.4 million from 4,535 theatres in its second week out for Universal Pictures. Thus far it has grossed a healthy $152.5 million domestically.
BABY DRIVER continues to be bankable for Sony Pictures with $12.5 million from 3,226 theatres in its second week out, a total $56 million over two weeks.
In fourth is the v. lasting WONDER WOMAN with $10.6 million for Warner Bros. from 3,091 theatres in its sixth week. Thus far it has earned $369 million in North America and looks like it’ll be around for a bit longer in the Top Ten.
In fifth is CARS 3 for Disney with $6.2 million, a total $134 million tally over four weeks.
THE BIG SICK expands to 326 theatres this weekend in earns an impressive $3.2 million for Elevation Pictures/Lionsgate Films. Over three weeks, the semi-autobiographical Rom-Com has made $6.4 million already in limited release. Critics have given it 97% on the Tomatometer.
THE BEGUILED rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.4 million from 941 theatres for Universal Pictures/Focus Features in its third week out, a total $7.4 million over three weeks.
Although we had our doubts, this new Trailer for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING alleviates many concerns. And if it’s an added incentive, Robert Downey Jr. gets plenty of screen time as his Iron-Man/Tony Stark gets a pivotal story line crossing here as Spider-Man/Peter Parker‘s mentor.
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.
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Sony Pictures Canada release SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMINGFriday, July 7, 2017.
We’ve waited so long for it! The new Trailer for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING surfaces finally!
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.).Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.
See the Trailer:
Sony Pictures Canada release SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMINGFriday, July 7, 2017!
There certainly was destruction at the Box Office this weekend as Godzilla clobbers its way past its competition, opening to a stellar $93.2-million opening this weekend from 3,952 theatres in its debut for Warner Bros.! Made for $195 million, the British Columbia-filmed Blockbuster from Director Gareth Edwards, just in Toronto this week, looks quickly to make a profit for the Studio. Critics the Film starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson a 72% on the Tomatometer and similarly, Audiences gave it a B+ CinemaScore.
Neighbors after a fantastic opening last weekend, finds itself in second spot this weekend, still performing v. well with $26 million for Universal Pictures. By mid-week it should surpass the $100-million mark already.
In its third week out, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 places third with $16.8 million. To date it has grossed $172 million domestically.
Million Dollar Arm opens in fourth spot with $10.5 million for Disney. Critics gave the Baseball Dramedy starring Jon Hamm and Lake Bell (also just in Toronto this week) a mixed 59% rating on the Tomatometer. Audiences however, loved it and gave it an A CinemaScore.
The Other Woman is in fifth spot with $6.3 million in its fourth week out for 20th Century Fox. It just surpassed the $70-million mark in North America.
Captain America: The Winter Solider in its seventh week surpasses the $250-million mark with $4 million earned this weekend. It sits in eighth spot this weekend, showing big resilience.
Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return rounds-out the Top ten with $1.9 million in its second week out.