Although many Moviegoers are home this weekend for Super Bowl, that couldn’t stop KUNG FU PANDA from being Master at the Box Office. The 20th Century Fox release for a second week in a row remains on-top with $21.1 million from 3,987 theatres in its second week out. It has made $69 million domestically thus far.
Debuting in second is the star-studded HAIL, CAESAR! with $11.1 million for Universal Pictures from 2,232 theatres. Critics gave the latest effort from The Coen Brothers a 79% on the Tomatometer, with Audiences giving it a surprisingly-low C- CinemaScore.
Former champ THE REVENANT slips to third with $6.9 million for 20th Century Fox, pushing its tally to $149.5 million over seven weeks.
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS slips to fourth spot with $6.6 million, now in its eighth week out. To date it has made $905 million in North America.
Nicholas Sparks adaptation THE CHOICE opens in fifth with $5.7 million for eOne Films/Lionsgate Films. Critics gave it a 6% on the Tomatometer, but a much more promising B+ CinemaScore.
PRIDE + PREJUDICE + ZOMBIES opens in sixth with $5.1 million for eOne Films. The Jane Austen-Zombie Mashup gets 41% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
THE BOY rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.8 million for STX/eOne Films. The Horror has made $26.6 million in three weeks.
Extreme weather couldn’t stop THE REVENANT from climbing to the top of the Box Office this weekend. In its fifth week out, it dominates with $15 million from 3,711 theatres across North America for 20th Century Fox. Thus far, the Oscar Contender has grossed $119 million domestically.
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS also stays in second spot again this weekend with $13 million for Disney from 3,822 theatres. By this time next week it will have surpassed the $900-million-mark in North America.
RIDE ALONG 2 slips to third spot this weekend with $11.7 million for Universal Pictures after a debut at number one last weekend. In two weeks it has made $57.9 million in these parts.
DIRTY GRANDPA debuts in fourth spot with $11 million from 2,912 theatres for VVS Films/Liosngate Films. Rotten Tomatoes pegs it at a paltry 8% on the Tomatometer, with Audiences giving it a much better B CinemaScore.
THE BOY opens in fifth spot with $10 million for eOne Films/STX from 2,671 theatres. The Horror gets a B- CinemaScore and a 27% score on the Tomatometer.
THE 5TH WAVE opens in sixth with $9.6 million for Sony Pictures from 2,908 theatres. Starring Chloë Moretz, the Action/Adventure gets a B- CinemaScore and 19% on the Tomatometer.
13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI has a solid second week out despite the weather, earning $9.4 million in its second week out for Paramount Pictures. In two weeks it has grossed $32 million. Despite being perceived as a disappointment at the Box Office it actually is on its way to recouping its $50-million production cost.
THE BIG SHORT earns $3 million now in its seventh week, rounding-out the Top Ten. The Best Picture Contender has made $56.3 million thus far in its domestic run.
eOne Films + Mr. Will want to give you something creepy to remember us by. Surely you’ve seen the Trailer for Horror THE BOY by now. We want you to win an official promo candle from the Movie about a young woman who discovers a doll in the home for which she is a nanny… which could be alive! I mean, it could TOTALLY happen!?
Official Synopsis: The Boy is a frightening thrill ride directed by William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside) starring Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”).Greta (Cohan) is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family’s 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta’s worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive.
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eOne Films release THE BOYFriday, January 22, 2016.