#BOXOFFICE: “MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION” MAKES IT A DOUBLE DOMINATION
The competition came from every which direction. Neither Meryl nor Marvel could take it down! For the second week in a row MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION take the top of the Box Office with $29 million for Paramount Pictures, from 3,988 theatres. In two weeks it has surpassed $108 million domestically.
FANTASTIC FOUR, a third attempt at rebooting the Franchise into Film, opens in second with $26 million for 20th Century Fox from 3,995 theatres. This latest Adaptation starring Kate Mara, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan failed to please critically with a 9% on the Tomatometer and a C- CinemaScore. Word is that Director/Writer Josh Trank really was displeased with what came of the Film, having originally a completely different vision for it.
THE GIFT opens in third with $12 million for D Films and STX Entertainment, from 2,503 theatres. Critics adored the Thriller with a 93% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a B CinemaScore. Joel Edgerton stars and directs the Film.
VACATION lands in fourth spot with $9 million in its second week out, now grossing $37 million thus far for Warner Bros.
RICKI AND THE FLASH opens in seventh with $6.7 million from 1,603 theatres for Sony Pictures. The Jonathan Demme Comedy starring Meryl Streep gets a B CinemaScore from Audiences and a mixed 59% from Critics.
SOUTHPAW rounds-out the Top Ten with $4.7 million for eOne Films and The Weinstein Co. In three weeks it has just suprassed the $40-million-mark.