#BOXOFFICE: “THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS” TAKES THE TOP A SECOND WEEK
For a second straight week, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS takes the top of the Box Office with $50.4 million for Universal Pictures from 4,381 theatres. In two weeks thus far, it has made already $203 million in North America en route to some huge things.
Despite tons of backlash, GHOSTBUSTERS silences its naysayers with a big opening, $46 million from 3,963 theatres for Sony Pictures. Critics gave the Reboot starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, gets a 75% on the Tomatometer. Audiences gave it a similar B+ CinemaScore.
THE LEGEND OF TARZAN is in third this weekend with $11.5 million for Warner Bros. It has made $103 million over three weeks domestically.
FINDING DORY is in fourth for Disney with $11 million, making $445 million in five weeks only.
MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES places fifth with $7.3 million for 20th Century Fox, a decent $31.2 million in two weeks out.
THE INFILTRATOR debuts in eighth for Broad Green Pictures with $4.6 million from 1,601 theatres. It will open in Canada next month for Mongrel Media.
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.3 million for 20th Century Fox, just shy of the $100 million-mark.