Small in size, big in numbers! ANT-MAN AND THE WASP flies in its debut, taking an impressive $82.4 million from 4,206 theatres for Marvel/Disney. By contrast, its 2015 predecessor pulled-in $57 million in its opening. It gets 86% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore. A very Sequel/Franchise-heavy Top Three we have this weekend.
INCREDIBLES 2 pulls-in $31.9 million it its fourth week out, landing in second this weekend. In total it has grossed $507 million domestically for Disney/Pixar.
In third is JURASSIC WORLD with $31.3 million from 4,349 theatres for Universal Pictures. Over three weeks, it has made $336 million.
THE FIRST PURGE earns $18.5 million in its opening for Universal Pictures/Blumhouse Productions. It has made $32.4 million since its Wednesday opening. The Franchise Prequel gets 52% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR continues to do well in limited release, with $2.6 million, now playing at 893 theatres for Focus Features/Universal Pictures. It has made $12.4 million in its run and it is seen as an Awards Season contender.
DEADPOOL 2 earns $1.8 million in its eighth week out for 20th Century Fox, a total $314 million grossed to date.
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM continues to rule the Box Office a second straight week with $60 million from 4,485 theatres for Universal Pictures. Over two weeks, it has grossed $264 million domestically.
In second is INCREDIBLES 2 with $45.5 million in its third week out for Disney/Pixar. Thus far in North America it has made $439.7 million.
SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO opens in third with an impressive $19 million from 3,055 theatres for Sony Pictures. By contrast, its 2015 Predecessor made $12.1 million in its wide expansion debut. This installment gets 62% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
Basketball Comedy UNCLE DREW debuts in fourth with $15.5 million from 2,742 theatres for Lionsgate Films/Elevation Pictures. It gets 67% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR rounds out the Top Ten with $2.2 million from 654 theatres for Universal Pictures. It has made $7.4 million over four weeks.
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM has a ‘dino-mite’ opening this weekend at the Box Office with $150 million from 4,291 theatres for Universal Pictures. While shy of Jurassic World’s $208 million debut in 2015 (a Franchise best), this still places it well ahead of its competition. It gets 50% on the Tomatometer, but a much better A- CinemaScore from Audiences.
INCREDIBLES 2 in its second week finds itself in second with $80.9 million for Disney/Pixar from 4,410 theatres. In total it has earned $350 million in its domestic run.
OCEAN’S 8 is in third with $11.6 million in its third week, taking it just past the $100-million-mark for Warner Bros.
TAG is in fourth with $8.5 million in its second week out, bringing its total to $30.4 million for Warner Bros. also.
Mr. Rogers Documentary WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.8 million after expanding to 348 theatres for UniversalPictures/Focus Features.
Universal Pictures Canada x Mr. Will want to take Toronto, Vancouver + Montreal Readers a chance to see WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? Screenings take place Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Toronto and in Vancouver and Montreal on Monday, June 11, 2018.
From Academy Award® -winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.
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Universal Pictures Canada release WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? in Toronto Friday, June 8, 2018 and in Vancouver and Montreal Friday, June 15, 2018.