It was an extremely close match at the Box Office this Memorial Day weekend but TOMORROWLAND prevails over last week’s Champ, Pitch Perfect 2 narrowly with a $35 million debut! The Disney Fantasy starring Britt Robertson and George Clooney opens in 3,970 theatres with mixed reviews from Critics with 50% on the Tomatometer and a B CinemaScore. The Film was made for $190 million.
PITCH PERFECT 2 continues to outperform itself in its second week opening with $34 million from 3,560 theatres for Universal Pictures, just shy of a two-week reign. Thus far domestically, it already has surpassed $100 million, which is massive considering its modest budget.
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD lands in third in its second week out also with $25 million from 3,722 theatres for Warner Bros. It edges closer to the $100 million mark in North America.
POLTERGEIST opens in fourth in its debut for 20th Century Fox, earning $24 million from 3,240 theatres. Critics gave the Toronto-filmed Remake starring Sam Rockwell a 30% on the Tomatometer and a C+ CinemaScore.
AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON places fifth in its fourth week out, still performing well with $22 million for Marvel Entertainment/Disney. Thus far it has grossed $412 million domestically.
FURIOUS 7 is in ninth spot for Universal Pictures in its eighth week with $2.2 million.
PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.8 million for Sony Pictures, tallying-in at $66 million thus far in its run.
For a fourth straight week, FURIOUS 7 dominates the Box Office once again! Showing at 3,808 theatres, the record-breaking Blockbuster earns $17 million this weekend, now for a cumulative total of $319 million domestically for Universal Pictures.
PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 exceeds expectations, number two a second week in-a-row, earning $13.7 million for Sony Pictures. In its run so far, it has made $42 million in North America.
THE AGE OF ADALINE opens in third spot with $12.4 million for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films, despite topping the Friday night Box Office. The Romance starring Blake Lively gets an A- CinemaScore from Audiences, and a lukewarm 53% from Critics on Rotten Tomatoes.
HOME continues to show amazing staying power in fourth spot with $7.9 million. In five weeks it has made $153 million domestically for 20th Century Fox.
UNFRIENDED lands in fifth in its second week out with $5.9 million for Universal Pictures.
Well-reviewed EX_MACHINA debuts in sixth for Mongrel Media/A24 Films, wit $6.2 million from 1,255 theatres. The Sci-Fi Film starring Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleason and Oscar Isaac gets a stunning 90% on the Tomatometer.
WOMAN IN GOLD rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.1 million for The Weinstein Co./eOne Films. In four weeks, it has grossed $21.2 million.
For a third straight week FURIOUS 7 leads the pack with a stellar $23 million from 3,964 theatres for Universal Pictures. Thus far it in its domestic run it has grossed $293 million and worldwide it has surpassed $1 billion as of this weekend! Monster.
PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 makes a successful debut in second spot with $23 million for Sony Pictures from 3,633 theatres across the Continent. Its Predecessor by contrast in 2009 earned $31.8 million in its debut. Critics were harsh on the Title which many Media Outlets didn’t get a chance to review prior to release, giving it a 0% on the Tomatometer. Audiences gave it a more forgiving B- CinemaScore.
UNFRIENDED surprises many with a third place debut for Universal Pictures with $16.5 million from 2,739 theatres. The Social Media Horror with a Cast of unknown talent scared Critics to a decent 66% on the Tomatometer and a C CinemaScore.
HOME lands in fourth with $10 million this weekend for 20th Century Fox, in four weeks earning $142 million.
MONKEY KINGDOM debuts in sixth with $4.7 million for Disney, from 2,012 theatres.
INSURGENT rounds-out the Top Ten with $4.1 million for eOne Films/Lionsgate Films, now in its fifth week.
At long last, a new Trailer for one of our Faves, PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2!
In this sequel, in which Kevin James reprises the role of Paul Blart, the security guard is headed to Las Vegas to attend a Security Guard Expo with his teenage daughter Maya (Raini Rodriguez) before she departs for college. While at the convention, he inadvertently discovers a heist – and it’s up to Blart to apprehend the criminals.
See the Trailer:
Sony Pictures Canada release PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 on Friday, April 17, 2015!