#BOXOFFICE: “THE DARK TOWER” BRIGHT ON A DIM WEEKEND
Debuting atop the Box Office this weekend on a tepid weekend is Sony Pictures’ THE DARK TOWER with a $19.6 million from 3,451 theatres across North America. The Stephen King adaptation musters only a 19% from Critics on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
Former champion DUNKIRK slips to second this weekend with $17.4 million for Warner Bros. Thus far over three weeks it has grossed $132 million domestically.
In third is Sony Pictures’ THE EMOJI MOVIE with $12.6 million in its second week out. It has earned $49.5 million thus far.
Fourth is Universal Pictures’ hit GIRLS TRIP with $11.5 million in its third week out, surpassing $85.5 million, making it the top-grossing Comedy of the Summer.
KIDNAP debuts in fifth with $10.1 million from 2,378 theatres for eOne Films/Aviron Pictures. The Thriller starring Halle Berry gets a 40% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore.
DETROIT from Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow, debuts in eighth with $7.3 million from 3,007 theatres for eOne Films/now-distributor Annapurna Pictures. It gets 93% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is DESPICABLE ME 3 with $5.5 million for Universal Pictures in its sixth week.