It’s been a while, but with theatres open again in cities across Canada, we thought we’d bring these updates back! While theatres are open, we’re seeing a little life coming back at the Box Office with several new releases out, but definitely still off the mark of traditional Summer numbers.
OLD takes top spot at the Box Office. The latest Horror-Thriller from M. Night Shyalamalan rakes-in $16.5 million from 3,355 theatres across North America for Universal Pictures. Not bad considering the Film was made for $18 million. The divisive flick gets 52% on the Tomatometer at Rotten Tomatoes.
SNAKE EYES also debuts this weekend. The G.I. Joe origins story starring Henry Golding earns $13.3 million from 3,521 theatres for Paramont Pictures, getting a 42% on the Tomatometer.
BLACK WIDOW in its third week out makes $11.6 million for Disney from 4,250 theatres. It has made $154.8 million in its North American run thus far.
SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY comes in fourth with $9.5 million from 4,002 theatres for Warner Bros. Its two week total is $51.3 million.
F9 is in fifth spot with $4.7 million from 2,850 theatres for Universal Pictures. Its five week run has brought in a total $163.3 million.
ESCAPE ROOM: TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS in its second week out, gets $3.2 million from 2,815 theatres for Sony Pictures, a tally to date of about $15 million.
A QUIET PLACE: PART II has had a very successful run despite restrictions during COVID, making $1.25 million in its ninth week out for Paramount Pictures. Its total run has seen it earn $152 million.
ROADRUNNER, the Anthony Bourdain Documentary, brings-in $830,000 for Focus Features, a two week gross of $3.2 million.
THE UPSIDE lands on top of the Box Office with $19.1 million, a first ever for STX Entertainment. Starring Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston, the Remake of French crowd-pleaser The Intouchables, opens in 3,080 theatres. It is released in Canada by Elevation Pictures. It gets an A CinemaScore and 39% on the Tomatometer.
AQUAMAN slips to third this weekend with $15.5 million, bringing its four-week tally to $286 million for Warner Bros. in North America.
In third is A DOGS WAY HOME with $11.2 million from 3,090 theatres for Sony Pictures. It gets 61% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
ESCAPE ROOM lands in fourth with $8.4 million, bringing its two-week tally to 31.9 million for Sony Pictures.
ON THE BASIS OF SEX expands to 1,213 theatres with $6 million for Focus Features/Universal Pictures, placing it in sixth, a three week total of $10.3 million.
VICE rounds things out in tenth with $3.3 million, a total $36 million for Annapurna Pictures/eOne Films.