#BOXOFFICE: “HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA” A RUNAWAY WINNER AT BOX OFFICE
Families dictated the Box Office this weekend, getting away to the movies to see HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION. Earning $42.2 million from 4,267 theatres for Sony Pictures. Overall, this puts the Film third in the Franchise, its best still going to 2015’s Hotel Transylvania 2 with a $48.4 million opening. Critics gave it 59% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences responded much more positively with an A- CinemaScore.
In second this weekend is ANT-MAN AND THE WASP with $28.1 million from 4,206 theatres after a strong opening last weekend. Thus far it has grossed $132 million for Marvel/Disney.
Debuting in third is SKYSCRAPER starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with $24.2 million for Universal Pictures from 3,782 theatres. It gets 51% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
INCREDIBLES 2 lands in fourth this weekend with $14.5 million in its fifth week out for Disney/Pixar. Domestically it has made an outstanding $534 million.
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU debuts in seventh with $4 million from 805 theatres for eOne Films/Annapurna Pictures. The critically-acclaimed debut by Director/Writer Boots Riley gets 95% on the Tomatometer.
OCEAN’S 8 rounds-out the Top Ten with $2.9 million for Warner Bros., a tally of $132 million over six weeks.