#BOXOFFICE: “AMERICAN SNIPER” SHOOTS TO THE TOP OF BOX OFFICE A SECOND WEEK
For a second straight week, AMERICAN SNIPER shoots straight to the top of the Box Office in North America with $18 million from 3,705 theatres for Warner Bros. In five weeks it has grossed $175 million.
THE BOY NEXT DOOR certainly isn’t shamed with a second place debut with $15.3 million from 2,602 theatres for Universal Pictures. Critics gave it a 13% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave the Jennifer Lopez Thriller a much better B- CinemaScore.
PADDINGTON continues to go well in third with $11.8 million from 3,355 theatres for eOne Films/The Weinstein Co. It closes-in on the $40-million mark in two weeks domestically.
THE WEDDING RINGER lands in fourth this weekend with $10.8 million for Sony Pictures in its second week out, earning a cumulative $38.9 million.
MORTECAI debuts in eighth spot with $4.6 million from 2,468 theatres for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films. Critics weren’t so forgiving with a 12% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a C+ CinemaScore.
STRANGE MAGIC debuts in ninth with $4.2 million from 3,020 theatres for Disney. Critics gave the Animated Film featuring the voices of Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming an 11% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a more forgiving B- CinemaScore.
INTO THE WOODS rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.8 million for Disney, now in its fifth week out.
#GIVEAWAY: ENTER TO WIN PASSES TO SEE “MORTDECAI” ACROSS CANADA!
eOne Films and Mr. Will want Readers across Canada to witness the greatness that is Johnny Depp in MORTDECAI and Gwyneth Paltrow in her beloved British accent. I repeat, Gwyneth. BRITISH ACCENT!!! Screenings take place Thursday, January 22, 2014 in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Halifax and Victoria.
Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold.
Watch the impossible charming Trailer:
To enter to win, simply click “like” on this Post at Mr. Will on Facebook. Indicate your City, please. Also, you may click “share” from there for an extra chance or Re-Tweet the below:
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eOne Films release MORTDECAI on Friday, January 23, 2015.
(Photo/video credit: eOne Films)