After playing bridesmaid for a couple weeks, JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE swings to the lead with $35 million from 3,801 for SonyPictures. Over three weeks it has grossed a smart $244.1 million domestically.
Debuting in second is fellow Sony Pictures release INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY. The Horror opens with $25.9 million from 3,116 theatres. It gets 25% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI after a complete domination, slips to third with $23.6 million in week three for Disney. It has grossed a whopping $572.5 million thus far in North America.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN quietly continues to grind in fourth with $14.1 million for 20thCentury Fox, a three week tally of $77.2 million.
PITCH PERFECT 3 goes along in fifth with $10.5 million in its third week, a total $86.2 million made for Universal Pictures.
MOLLY’S GAME makes its Top Ten debut in seventh, expanding to 1,608 theatres with $6.6 million for STX Entertainment/eOne Films. The Aaron Sorkin-directed Oscar Contender has made $13.8 million over two weeks, it gets 82% on the Tomatometer.
ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.6 million in week two for Sony Pictures. It has made $20.2 million to date.
In its second week out, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI continues to power-on with a lead over the Christmas Box Office. By Christmas Day, it is projected to make $102.5 million from 4,232 theatres across North America, a total $399.1 million over two weeks alone for Disney.
JUMANJI 2: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE is expected to make $44.3 million by Christmas Day for Sony Pictures, from 3,765 theatres. It gets 77% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
PITCH PERFECT 3 also shows signs of life with a debut in third with $35.6 million earned 3,447 theatres by Christmas for Universal Pictures. The Franchise best still belongs to 2015’s Pitch Perfect 2 which opened with $69 million.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN opens in fourth with $12.1 million, a total $16.7 million since its Wednesday opening for 20th Century Fox. It gets a 51% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
DARKEST HOUR expands to 806 theatres for Focus Features/Universal Pictures with $6.1 million. Over five weeks it has made $9 million domestically.
THE SHAPE OF WATER since TIFF ’17 has been touted an Oscar Contender and it makes its way to ninth spot for Fox Searchlight with $3.5 million expanding to 726 theatres in its fourth week.
FATHER FIGURES rounds-out the Top Ten with $4.7 million for Warner Bros. in its opening from 2,902 theatres. It gets 22% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
Universal Pictures Canada x Mr. Will want to take Readers to see PITCH PERFECT 3! Screenings take place Wednesday, December 20, 2017 as follows:
Now graduated from college and out in the real world where it takes more than a cappella to get by, the Bellas return in Pitch Perfect 3, the next chapter in the beloved series that has taken in more than $400 million at the global box office.
After the highs of winning the World Championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren’t job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.
Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp,Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Chrissie Fit, Kelley Jakle, Shelley Regner, Elizabeth Banks and John Michael Higgins all return and are joined by additions including John Lithgow and Ruby Rose.
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Universal Pictures Canada release PITCH PERFECT 3Friday, December 22, 2017.
Hot off the news that she’ll be filming in Toronto this August the new Paul Feig Thriller A SIMPLY FAVOR alongside Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick returns once again in this awesome action-packed new Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 3! It hits theatres this holiday!
Synopsis: Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson headline the returning cast of Pitch Perfect 3, the follow-up to 2015’s blockbuster hit that took the honor of highest-grossing live-action movie-musical opening of all time. The eagerly awaited next chapter is led by series producers Paul Brooks of Gold Circle Entertainment and Max Handelman & Elizabeth Banks of Brownstone Productions. The film will be directed by Trish Sie (Step Up All In).
See the Trailer:
Universal Pictures Canada release PITCH PERFECT 3 this Christmas!
As an absolute surprise, stars Skylar Astin (21 & Over, Graves) and Anna Camp (True Blood, Mad Men) are in the City for the NXNE Festival, last night judging an Acapella contest at Yonge-Dundas Square. The real-life couple who both star in the Pitch Perfect franchise together both are working on their own endeavours right now. Astin just released the single Call My Name, on which he provided guest vocals for Phantoms. Camp meanwhile is in Califorinia filming Good Girls Revolt, a new series.
It is said that Camp has family here and the soon-to-be-married couple were to spend some time with them.
Just wow!JURASSIC WORLD blew away the competition this weekend with a stunning $200-million opening for Universal Pictures. Opening in 3,274 theatres, the Blockbuster bests its three Predecessors in the beloved Franchise in terms of opening. By comparison Jurassic Park 3 managed to make $181 million in its lifetime at the Box Office in 2001. This latest Installment eclipsed that Film already in its opening weekend. Audiences gave it a firm A at CinemaScore, although Critics were a bit shakier on it with a 70% on the Tomatometer.
SPY after a strong debut last weekend for 20th Century Fox, slips to second this week with $15 million. In its run so far domestically it has made $56 million.
SAN ANDREAS lands in third in its third week out with $10 million for Warner Bros. It has grossed $118 million thus far.
INSIDIOUS 3 is in fourth in its second week out with $8 million for Focus Features/eOne Films.
PITCH PERFECT 2 is in fifth with $5.7 million for Universal Pictures, tallying $170 million in five weeks.
LOVE & MERCY plays in only 572 theatres but rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.5 million for Roadside Attractions/eOne Films.
Melissa McCarthy continues to stamp herself Queen of the Box Office, with her latest Comedy, SPY debuting at number one this weekend for 20th Century Fox with $30 million from 3,711 theatres. In fact, since 2011, a remarkable seven out of eight of her Films have debuted in the Top Three, this being her second Film since Identity Theft to debut on-top. In addition to commercial success, Critics adored the Film with remarkable 95% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a B+ CinemaScore only.
SAN ANDREAS in its second week, lands in second with $25 million for Warner Bros. In two weeks it is just shy of the $100-million mark after a smashing debut at number one last week.
INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 debuts in third spot with $23 million for Focus Features/eOne Films, from 3,002 theatres. Critics gave it favourable reviews with a 60% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences responded fairly well with a B+ CinemaScore. While a strong showing, this falls short of 2013’s $40 million opening for Chapter 2.
ENTOURAGE: THE MOVIE rewards Fans of the HBO Series handsomely and the Film continuation of the beloved Show, debuts in fourth spot with $18.3 million from 3,108 theatres for Warner Bros. While the Critics were tough on it with a 30% on the Tomatometer, Audiences gave it a decisive “yes” with an A- CinemaScore.
PITCH PERFECT 2 finds itself in fifth $8.5 million for Universal Pictures, now in its fourth week. It now has made $161 million domestically.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is POLTERGEIST with $2.7 million for 20th Century Fox in its third week out. The Horror Remake has made $44 million in its run thus far.
NOTE: These are estimates. Final totals to come Sunday.
If there ever were any doubt that Dwayne Johnson was a big Movie Star, this oughta settle it! SAN ANDREAS debuts at number one this weekend with a stellar $46.5 million for Warner Bros. from 3,777 theatres. As a Leading Actor, this would be his highest debut yet, besting 2013’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which opened with $40.1 million. Critics were on-the-fence with a 49% on the Tomatometer, but Audiences were pleased with an A- CinemaScore.
TOMORROWLAND after debuting on-top last weekend lands in second his weekend with $16.5 million for Disney, from 3,972 theatres. In its two weeks domestically, it has made $64 million.
PITCH PERFECT 2 won’t quit singing in third for Universal Pictures, with $13.9 million in its third week out, well on its way to surpassing $150 million early this week.
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD continues to do well in fourth this weekend with $11.6 million for Warner Bros., a three-week tally of $114 million.
ALOHA is Cameron Crowe‘s latest and despite a superb Cast including Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams, it missed he mark among Critics, getting 18% only on the Tomatometer. Audiences were more forgiving with a B- CinemaScore. It opens in 2,815 theatres with $10.4 million, placing sixth.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD continues to hang-on to the Top Ten with a smart release strategy from Fox Searchlight. In its fifth week out, it has made $1.2 million, good enough for eighth. Thus far in a limited number of theatres, it has made $8.2 million.
HOT PURSUIT rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.1 million for Warner Bros., in its fourth week out. Its total is at $32 million in North America.
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.