#BOXOFFICE: “DRAGON” FLIES A SECOND WEEK ABOVE THE REST
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD once again prevails atop the Box Office this weekend, taking $26 million from 4,286 theatres in its second week out. In its run thus far, it has grossed$93.7 million for Universal Pictures.
In second is TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA FAMILY FUNERAL with $25.8 million from 2,442 theatres for Lionsgate Films/Elevation Pictures. Its Franchise best still belongs to 2009’s TYLER PERRY’S MADEA GOES TO JAIL which opened with $41 million. The Comedy gets 29% on the Tomatometer.
In third is ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL with $6.7 million for 20th Century Fox. Over three weeks it has grossed $72 million.
GRETA, a TIFF ’18 selection, debuts in fifth with $4.5 million for Focus Features/Universal Pictures. It gets 57% on the Tomatometer and stars both Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz.
Academy Award Best Picture GREEN BOOK sees a little boost in sixth with $4.5 million from 2,641 theatres, a total $75.7 million made over 16 weeks for Universal Pictures.
HAPPY DEATH DAY 2 U rounds things out with $2.5 million, a total $25.2 million grossed over three weeks for Universal Pictures.