#BOXOFFICE: “AMERICAN SNIPER” SHOOTS TO THE TOP OF BOX OFFICE A SECOND WEEK
For a second straight week, AMERICAN SNIPER shoots straight to the top of the Box Office in North America with $18 million from 3,705 theatres for Warner Bros. In five weeks it has grossed $175 million.
THE BOY NEXT DOOR certainly isn’t shamed with a second place debut with $15.3 million from 2,602 theatres for Universal Pictures. Critics gave it a 13% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave the Jennifer Lopez Thriller a much better B- CinemaScore.
PADDINGTON continues to go well in third with $11.8 million from 3,355 theatres for eOne Films/The Weinstein Co. It closes-in on the $40-million mark in two weeks domestically.
THE WEDDING RINGER lands in fourth this weekend with $10.8 million for Sony Pictures in its second week out, earning a cumulative $38.9 million.
MORTECAI debuts in eighth spot with $4.6 million from 2,468 theatres for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films. Critics weren’t so forgiving with a 12% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a C+ CinemaScore.
STRANGE MAGIC debuts in ninth with $4.2 million from 3,020 theatres for Disney. Critics gave the Animated Film featuring the voices of Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming an 11% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a more forgiving B- CinemaScore.
INTO THE WOODS rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.8 million for Disney, now in its fifth week out.