#BOXOFFICE: “THE ACCOUNTANT” DELIVERS RETURNS IN DEBUT
THE ACCOUNTANT opens at the top of the Box Office this weekend with $25 million from 3,332 theatres for Warner Bros. While the Film starring bankable Ben Affleck gets only 51% on the Tomatometer, it gets a solid A CinemaScore from Audiences.
Slipping to second this weekend is THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN with $12.7 million for Universal Pictures. Over two weeks, the Thriller has made $47.3 million domestically.
In third is KEVIN HART: WHAT NOW? with $12.3 million for Universal Pictures. The Comedy Special/Documentary plays in 2,568 theatres.
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN lands in fourth with $8.6 million for 20th Century Fox, totalling $65 million in its third week.
DEEPWATER HORIZON is in fifth this weekend with $6.3 million, with a total $49.3 million in its third week for Lionsgate Films/Elevation Pictures.
Rounding out the Top Ten is Fox Searchlight‘s THE BIRTH OF A NATION with $2.2 milllion, a total of $12.1 million over two weeks.