In an unexpected turn of events, TYLER PERRY’S BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN debuts atop the Box Office for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films with $24.5 million from 2,260 theatres across North America. Despite a 31% rating on the Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer, Audiences gave it a resilient A CinemaScore explaining why it is audiences keep coming back for more and more Madea!
JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK debuts in second spot for Paramount Pictures with $22 million from 3,780 theatres. It gets a 39% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore from Audiences.
In third is THE ACCOUNTANT with $15 million for Warner Bros., totaling $47 million over two weeks.
OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL debuts in fourth spot for Universal Pictures with $13 million from 3,167 theatres. It gets a C CinemaScore from Audiences, but a fantastic 81% on the Tomatometer from Critics. Its 2014 Predecessor opened with $19.8 million.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is in fifth this weekend with $$7.4 million for Universal Pictures. Over three weeks it has made $59 million domestically.
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES opens in seventh for 20th Century Fox with $5.4 million from 3,022 theatres. The Action-Comedy despite a stacked cast including Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot and Zach Galifianakis, manages only an 18% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
KEVIN HART: WHAT NOW? in its second week rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.9 million for Universal Pictures. It has made $18.8 million total thus far.
THE ACCOUNTANT opens at the top of the Box Office this weekend with $25 million from 3,332 theatres for Warner Bros. While the Film starring bankable Ben Affleck gets only 51% on the Tomatometer, it gets a solid A CinemaScore from Audiences.
Slipping to second this weekend is THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN with $12.7 million for Universal Pictures. Over two weeks, the Thriller has made $47.3 million domestically.
In third is KEVIN HART: WHAT NOW? with $12.3 million for Universal Pictures. The Comedy Special/Documentary plays in 2,568 theatres.
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN lands in fourth with $8.6 million for 20th Century Fox, totalling $65 million in its third week.
DEEPWATER HORIZON is in fifth this weekend with $6.3 million, with a total $49.3 million in its third week for Lionsgate Films/Elevation Pictures.
Rounding out the Top Ten is Fox Searchlight‘s THE BIRTH OF A NATION with $2.2 milllion, a total of $12.1 million over two weeks.
Despite mixed reviews, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is right on-track, taking the top of the Box Office this weekend with $26.7 million across North America. It opens in 3,144 theatres for Universal Pictures garnering 44% on the Tomatometer critically. It gets also a B+ CinemaScore from Audiences.
In second this weekend is MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN with $14.7 million for 20th Century Fox. Over two weeks, it has grossed $50.9 million.
DEEPWATER HORIZON is in third this weekend with $11.6 million, tallying-in at $38.4 million over two weeks for both Elevation Pictures and Lionsgate Films.
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN is in fourth this weekend with $8.9 million for Sony Pictures, a total $75.7 million.
Debuting in sixth is THE BIRTH OF A NATION for Fox Searchlight with $7.8 million from 3,042 theatres. It gets 79% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS debuts in seventh with $6.6 million from 2,822 theatres for eOne Films/LionsgateFilms. It gets a 59% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
QUEEN OF KATWE rounds-out the Top Ten for Disney with $1.6 million in its third week out.
We’ve waited all year for this! Universal Pictures Canada + Mr. Will want to take you to see THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN! Screenings are Wednesday October 5, 2016 in the following cities:
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Synopsis: Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Allison Janney, Edgar Ramirez, Lisa Kudrow and Laura Prepon star in DreamWorks Pictures’ The Girl on the Train, from director Tate Taylor (The Help, Get on Up) and producer Marc Platt (Bridge of Spies, Into the Woods).
In the thriller, Rachel (Blunt), who is devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.
Based on Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel, The Girl on the Train is adapted for the screen by Erin Cressida Wilson and Taylor.
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Universal Pictures Canada release THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN on Friday, October 7, 2016.
We love a good Thriller. Bestseller THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is about to hit the big screen and from this first look, we think we’re gonna love it.
Each day, Rachel Watson takes the train to work in the city, heading past the town of Witney. The train passes her old house where her ex-husband, Tom, and his new wife, Anna, live. She can also see the home of another married couple a few houses down. Rachel becomes endeared to this couple, whom Rachel nicknames ‘Jess and Jason‘. They appear to have the perfect life, and Rachel is both envious and happy for them. One day while passing their house, Rachel witnesses something that changes everything she thought about the couple. Then Jess goes missing, and Rachel wonders if she is somehow connected to her disappearance.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN stars Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, luke Evans, Lisa Kudrow, Laura Prepon, Allison Janney and Edgar Ramirez.
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Universal Pictures release THE GIRL ON THE TRAINFriday, October 7, 2016.