#BOXOFFICE: “DEADPOOL 2” FULL OF LIFE IN DEBUT
DEADPOOL 2 is v. much alive! The latest Marvel entry takes top spot in its opening with an outstanding $132.1 million from 4,349 theatres in North America for 20th Century Fox. It gets 84% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore from Audiences. Its Predecessor set a record for highest R-rated opening ever for a Film with $132.4 million and this one falls just shy. Numbers still are yet to be finalized.
Slipping to second is AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR with a healthy $28.2 million for Marvel/Disney. Over four weeks it has grossed $598 million domestically.
BOOK CLUB opens in third with $13.4 million for Paramount Pictures, playing in 2,781 theatres. It gets 59% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
LIFE OF THE PARTY tallies in fourth spot with $7.8 million for Warner Bros., a two-week total of $30.9 million.
SHOW DOGS opens in sixth spot with $5.3 million from 3,145 theatres for eOne Films/Global Road. It gets 26% on the Tomatometer, but a great A- CinemaScore.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is Ruth Ginsburg Documentary RBG with $1.2 million.