#BOXOFFICE: “X-MEN: APOCALYPSE” DESTROYS OPPOSITION AT BOX OFFICE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
It’s Memorial Day in the U.S., which means tons of Box Office activity as some blockbuster new releases hit theatres this weekend. X-MEN: APOCALYPSE prevails over the North American Box Office with $66 million in its debut from 4,150 theatres for 20th Century Fox. Critics gave this installment mixed reviews with a 49% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences thought much better of it with an A CinemaScore.
Disney‘s ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS debuts in second with $29 million from 3,763 theatres. Critics gave it a 29% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences loved it with an A- CinemaScore.
Last week’s champ THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE slips to third with $20 million still for Sony Pictures, from 3,932 theatres. Thus far it has made $74 million in North America.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR is in fourth with $16.5 million for Disney, from 3,395 theatres. It has made $378 million thus far in its domestic run.
NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING earns $9.4 million in it second week out for Universal Pictures, bringing its run so far to $40 million.
THE NICE GUYS in its second week out makes $6.8 million for Warner Bros., a cumulative $24 million thus far made.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is ZOOTOPIA earning $866k in its thirteenth week out for Disney!
#BOXOFFICE: “THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE” SOARS IN DEBUT
Soaring high, THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE debuts at the top spot for Sony Pictures with $39 million from 3,932 theatres. Voiced by the likes of Josh Gad, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph, it gets a B+ CinemaScore, with 42% from Critics on the Tomatometer.
Slipping to second spot ths weekend with $32 million from 4,226 theatres for Disney is CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. In three weeks it has made a whopping $364 million!
NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING debuts in third with $22.8 million for Universal Pictures from 3,348 theatres. It gets a B CinemaScore and a 61% on the Tomatometer. By contrast, its 2014 predecessor opened with $49 million.
In its sixth week, THE JUNGLE BOOK lands in fourth with $11.3 million for Disney. It now tallies in at $327 million domestically.
Debuting in fifth with $11 million for Warner Bros. is THE NICE GUYS starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. It plays in 2,865 theatres across North America. It gets a B- CinemaScore. Critically, it was a smash with 90% on the Tomatometer.
MONEY MONSTER slips to sixth in its second week out $6.8 million for Sony Pictures. In two weeks it has made $28.9 million.
MOTHER’S DAY rounds out the Top Ten with $1.1 million for Open Road Films/Elevation Pictures.