#BOXOFFICE: FINAL “MAZE RUNNER” FILM AMAZING IN DEBUT
We finally have a new champ! MAZE RUNNER: DEATH CURE takes the top of the Box Office in its debut, closing-out the popular Young Adult Franchise on a high note. It earns $23 million from 3,787 theatres for 20th Century Fox. Among the Series this one ranks third, the top opening still going 2014’s first installment. It gets a 44% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
Make no mistake, JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE still is performing great in second with $15.8 million, showing incredible staying power for Sony Pictures now in its sixth week out. It has made $337 million in its domestic run so far.
HOSTILES has a solid wide release expansion in third with $9.9 million, playing now in 2,696 theatres for Entertainment Studios/Elevation Pictures. The TIFF ’17 selection starring Christian Bale and Rosamund Pike gets 72% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN v. much is still alive in fourth with $9.3 million from 2,663 theatres for 20th Century Fox in its sixth week. It has made $126 million in North America.
THE POST is in fifth with $8.7 million for 20th Century Fox, hot off its Best Picture nomination. It has made $58 million to-date.
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI rounds-out the Top Ten with $4 million for Disney. It has earned a whopping $610 million in its seven-week run.