#BOXOFFICE: “CAPTAIN AMERICA” ON-TOP A SECOND WEEK
For a second straight week, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR absolutely dominates the Box Office with $70 million in its second weekend from 4,226 theatres for Disney/Marvel. Its two week tally comes to $293 million in North America alone.
THE JUNGLE BOOK makes it a Disney double in second with $17 million now in its fifth week, a total of $310 million grossed domestically.
MONEY MONSTER opens in third with $14 million from 3,104 theatres for Sony Pictures. The satire-thriller directed by Jodie Foster starring Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell and George Clooney earns a 55% on the Tomatometer from Critics and also a B+ CinemaScore from Audiences.
Horror THE DARKNESS debuts in fourth with $5.5 million from 1,755 theatres for Hightop Releasing, out only in the U.S. It stars Kevin Bacon and gets a C CinemaScore and a 0% on the Tomatometer.
MOTHER’S DAY is in fifth this weekend with $3.3 million for Open Road Films/Elevation Pictures, nearing the $30 million mark.
KEANU is in eight with $1.8 million for Warner Bros., totaling $18 million over three weeks.
THE BOSS rounds-out the Top Ten with $1 million in its sixth week out for Universal Pictures, just having surpassed $60 million.
#BOXOFFICE: “CAPTAIN AMERICA” WAGES WAR AGAINST COMPETITION
There never was any doubt about it, but CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR opens with a big commotion, earning $178 million in its debut for Disney/Marvel from 4,226 theatres. It equally is a hit with Critics and Audiences, getting both a 91% on the Tomatometer and A CinemaScore respectively. This makes it the 5th highest opening ever for a Marvel Film behind Marvel’s The Avengers‘ 2012 opening of $207 million.
Only to be outdone by its fellow studio release, THE JUNGLE BOOK slips to second spot after a three week domination, with $22.8 million from 4,144 theatres. Thus far it has made$285 million in North America alone.
MOTHER’S DAY is in third this namesake weekend with $7 million from 3,141 theatres for Elevation Pictures/Open Road Films. It has made $18.8 million in two weeks.
THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR lands in fourth this weekend with $3.3 million for Universal Pictures, now in its third week out. It has just surpassed $40 million in earnings.
KEANU is in sixth with $3.1 million for Warner Bros., bringing its two week total to $15.1 million.
THE BOSS is seventh with $1.7 million for Universal Pictures in its fifth week, almost crossing the $60-million mark.
BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.2 million for Warner Bros., bringing its total to $324 million over seven weeks.
#BOXOFFICE: “THE JUNGLE BOOK” READS MOVIEGOERS’ MINDS A SECOND WEEK
For a second straight week THE JUNGLE BOOK reads the minds of Moviegoers at the top of the Box Office with a whopping $60 million from 4,028 theatres. It has made $195 million already for Disney.
Debuting in second is THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR with $20 million from 3,791 theatres for Universal Pictures. Its 2012 predecessor by comparison made $56 million when it opened. It gets 17% on the Tomatometer and a B+ Cinemascore.
In third with $10 million this weekend is BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT. In two weeks it has made $35 million for Warner Bros.
ZOOTOPIA is in fourth with $6.7 million, now in its eighth week out for Disney.
THE BOSS earns $6.1 million in its third week out for Universal Pictures, closing-in on $50 million thus far.
COMPADRES doesn’t have a Canadian release but is in ninth with $1.4 million for Pantelion Films.
Rounding out the Top Ten is A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING with $1.2 million in its debut from 401 theatres for eOne Films/Roadside Attractions. It gets 62% on the Tomatometer.
#BOXOFFICE: “THE JUNGLE BOOK” CHARMS MOVIEGOERS AT #1
THE JUNGLE BOOK charms its way to the hearts of Moviegoers with $88 million from 4,028 theatres for Disney in its debut. This makes the Live Action Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling‘s beloved story the highest debut ever in April for a Film. Critics and Audiences both agree the Film is outstanding with an A CinemaScore and a 95% on the Tomatometer.
BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT, the third Film in the Franchise, debuts in second with a solid $22 million for Warner Bros., from 2,661 theatres. It earns a B- CinemaScore and a superb 91% on the Tomatometer, gaining Fans with its statement about gun control.
THE BOSS continues to perform healthily at the Box Office with $10 million in its second week out for Universal Pictures. Thus far domestically it has made $40 million.
BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE sits in fourth this weekend for Warner Bros. with $8.5 million. Thus far it has grossed $310 million over four weeks.
ZOOTOPIA in its seventh week out earns $7.7 million for Disney, surpassing $306 million.
CRIMINAL debuts in sixth with $6.3 million in 2,683 theatres for VVS Films/Lionsgate Films. The Thriller starring Kevin Costner and Ryan Reynolds gets a 25% on the Tomatometer and much more favourable B- CinemaScore from Audiences.
MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 isn’t doing too shabby at all in seventh with $3.3 million for Universal Pictures, just passing $52 million in its fourth week out.
EYE IN THE SKY rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.5 million for eOne Films/Bleecker Street now in its sixth week out.
#BOXOFFICE: “THE BOSS” CONTROLS THE BOX OFFICE
THE BOSS starring Melissa McCa0rthy debuts on-top with a close $24.4 million from 3,480 theatres for Universal Pictures. It gets an 18% on the Tomatometer and a C+ CinemaScore. Let’s be clear, McCarthy is the Box Office Queen despite what some might say and this year is only going to get better for her as blockbuster Ghostbusters hits theatres this summer!
After a two-week reign, BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE slips to second this weekend earning $23.3 million for Warner Bros. To date it is just shy of the $300 million mark over three weeks.
In its sixth week, Disney‘s ZOOTOPIA is in third this weekend with $14.2 million. It also nears that $300 million mark.
MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 earns $6.8 million in its third week out, inching closer to $50 million for Universal Pictures.
HARDCORE HENRY debuts in fifth with $5.1 million from 3, 015 theatres for VVS Films and STX, getting a TIFF ’15 Midnight Madness Award this past September. It gets 51% on the Tomatometer and a C+ CinemaScore.
EYE IN THE SKY rounds out the Top Ten as it expands to 1,089 theatres with $2.6 million, in its fifth week out earning $10 million for eOne Films and Bleecker Street Films.