#BOXOFFICE: “GOOSEBUMPS” THRILLS MOVIEGOERS IN DEBUT
*FINAL NUMBERS TO COME MONDAY*
Despite competition from all corners, R.L. Stine-adaptation GOOSEBUMPS lands on top in its debut with $24.5 million from 3,501 theatres across North America for Sony Pictures. Starring Jack Black, Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush, the Film which likely will see sequels based on the success of this and the best-selling series on which it is based, gets 71% from critics on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore from Audiences.
THE MARTIAN after a two-week domination lands in second this weekend with $22 million for 20th Century Fox. It nears the $150-million-mark domestically.
Cold War drama BRIDGE OF SPIES opens in third for DreamWorks with $15.9 million from 2,811 theatres. This latest effort from Steven Spielberg starring Tom Hanks, gets a A CinemaScore and an 86% on the Tomatometer.
CRIMSON PEAK opens in fourth with $13 million from 2,984 theatres for Universal Pictures. The Toronto-shot Romance-Horror starring Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam from Guillermo del Toro, gets an B- CinemaScore and a 68% on the Tomatometer.
Opening in eighth is football drama WOODLAWN for PureFlix with $4.6 million from 1,553 theatres. It has yet to open in Canada, but Audiences gave it an outstanding A+ CinemaScore.
SICARIO is in ninth with $4.5 million for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films in its fifth week out. Thus far it has grossed $34.6 million in North America.
MAZE RUNNER: SCORCH TRIALS rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.7 million in its fifth week out for 20th Century Fox.
Danny Boyle‘s STEVE JOBS expanded to 60 theatres for Universal Pictures, earning $1.6 million this weekend, to place 11th.