#BOXOFFICE: “STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON” CONTINUES BOX OFFICE DOMINATION
In its second week out, STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON continues to motor-on at the top of the Box Office. Earning $27.5 million this weekend from 2.757 theatres, the Universal Pictures Hip-Hop Biopic based on the rise of Hip-Hop legends N.W.A., quickly has grossed $111.2 million domestically.
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION continues to perform strongly in its fourth week out for Paramount Pictures, making $11.9 million, good enough for second. It has grossed $157 million in its North American run.
SINISTER 2 opens in third for eOne Films/Focus Features with $11 million. By comparison, its first installment made $18 million in its debut in 2012. Critics gave it 12% on the Tomatometer and Audiences gave it a B- CinemaScore.
HITMAN: AGENT 47 opens in fourth with $8.3 million from 3,261 theatres for 20th Century Fox. Critics were tough on the Action flick starring Rupert Friend with a 7% on the Tomatometer and an okay B CinemaScore.
AMERICAN ULTRA starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, debuts in sixth for Elevation Pictures/Lionsgate with $5.6 million from 2,778 theatres. Critics gave it mixed reviews at 45% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
FANTASTIC FOUR rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.5 million for 20th Century Fox, earning $49 million in its three-week run.