KUNG FU PANDA 3 continues its winning legacy, topping the Box Office in its debut this weekend across theatres in North America. It earns $41 million from 3,955 theatres for 20th Century Fox. Despite being the Franchise’s lowest debut to date with a $47 million opening 2012 and a $60 million opening in 2008, it continues to be a highly-bankable venture with Critics praising it with a 79% on the Tomatometer and Audiences feeling the same with an A CinemaScore.
THE REVENANT after topping the Box Office last weekend slips to second spot with $11 million also for 20th Century Fox. It has made $137 million domestically thus far in six weeks.
THE FINEST HOURS opens in third for Disney with $9.7 million from 3,143 theatres. Critics gave the Craig Gillespie (Lars & The Real Girl) Film 59% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a decent A- CinemaScore giving it some hope for success in coming weeks as word of mouth spreads.
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS is in fourth this weekend with $9 million, now in its seventh week out. By this time next week it will have surpassed the $900-million-mark for Disney.
DIRTY GRANDPA is in seventh in its second week out with $6.8 million for VVS Films/Lionsgate Films, surpassing the $20-million-mark.
FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK, a parody of FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, opens in ninth for Open Road Films/D Films, with $5.9 million from 2,075 theatres. Critics gave it 13% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a CinemaScore.
13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI rounds-out the Top Ten with $5.8 million for Paramount Pictures, from 2,803 theatres. It is nearing the $50-million-mark.
Extreme weather couldn’t stop THE REVENANT from climbing to the top of the Box Office this weekend. In its fifth week out, it dominates with $15 million from 3,711 theatres across North America for 20th Century Fox. Thus far, the Oscar Contender has grossed $119 million domestically.
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS also stays in second spot again this weekend with $13 million for Disney from 3,822 theatres. By this time next week it will have surpassed the $900-million-mark in North America.
RIDE ALONG 2 slips to third spot this weekend with $11.7 million for Universal Pictures after a debut at number one last weekend. In two weeks it has made $57.9 million in these parts.
DIRTY GRANDPA debuts in fourth spot with $11 million from 2,912 theatres for VVS Films/Liosngate Films. Rotten Tomatoes pegs it at a paltry 8% on the Tomatometer, with Audiences giving it a much better B CinemaScore.
THE BOY opens in fifth spot with $10 million for eOne Films/STX from 2,671 theatres. The Horror gets a B- CinemaScore and a 27% score on the Tomatometer.
THE 5TH WAVE opens in sixth with $9.6 million for Sony Pictures from 2,908 theatres. Starring Chloë Moretz, the Action/Adventure gets a B- CinemaScore and 19% on the Tomatometer.
13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI has a solid second week out despite the weather, earning $9.4 million in its second week out for Paramount Pictures. In two weeks it has grossed $32 million. Despite being perceived as a disappointment at the Box Office it actually is on its way to recouping its $50-million production cost.
THE BIG SHORT earns $3 million now in its seventh week, rounding-out the Top Ten. The Best Picture Contender has made $56.3 million thus far in its domestic run.
Michael Bay Fans will be excited to see 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI, a gritty new Drama based on true events and ready to hit theatres this upcoming Awards Season! With hotly-buzzed Films coming, are John Krasinski and Emily Blunt (with TIFF ’15 Selection SICARIO) Hollywood’s new Power Couple?
It is the story of the six members of a security team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, after the attack of radical Islamist terrorists on September 11, 2012, the 11th anniversary of September 11, 2001 attacks.
13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI stars John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale and Toby Stephens.
See the Trailer:
Paramount Pictures Canada release 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI on Friday, January 15, 2016.