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“The Nun” Unsurprisingly Dominates US Friday Box Office

Bad reviews did not keep “The Nun” from dominating the US Friday box office. The horror film earned $22.4 million on opening day. The figure represents a new record for a film in “The Conjuring Universe.” It meanwhile positions “The Nun” for an opening weekend in the $47-52 million range. That, too, will represents a franchise record. “The Conjuring 2,” the current record-holder, earned $40.4 million. New release “Peppermint” took second place Friday with $4.7 million, while a gross of $3.8 million slotted “Crazy Rich Asians” in third. “Searching” (#4, $1.4 million) and “The Meg” (#5, $1.4 million) completed the ... Read more

“Crazy Rich Asians” Wins Third Consecutive US Weekend Box Office Race

“Crazy Rich Asians” extends its reign as America’s #1 film. Based on studio estimates, “Crazy Rich Asians” wins yet another US weekend box office race. The film is spending a third consecutive weekend at #1. “Crazy Rich Asians” will have added about $22.2 million to its haul by the end of Sunday. The figure brings the film’s cumulative total to $111.0 million. “The Meg” holds at #2 with $10.5 million (cume now $120.5 million). “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” follows at #3 with $7.0 million (cume now $204.3 million), while the new “Operation Finale” takes #4 with $6.0 million. With its ... Read more

“Crazy Rich Asians” Stays #1 At US Weekend Box Office

While some films fall by 50-60% in their second weekends, the buzzy “Crazy Rich Asians” only dropped by about 6%. That modest drop allows the film to remain a clear #1 at the US weekend box office. The film added an estimated $25.0 million to its haul this weekend. Its cumulative total now stands at $76.8 million. “The Meg,” which holds at #2 on the chart, earned $13.0 million (cume now $105.3 million). New release “The Happytime Murders” debuts with $10.0 million, while “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” stays at #4 with $8.0 million (cume now $193.9 million). Up one place, ... Read more

“Crazy Rich Asians” Wins US Weekend Box Office; “Mile 22” Takes #3

The critically acclaimed “Crazy Rich Asians” debuts atop the US weekend box office chart. “Crazy Rich Asians” takes #1 thanks to an estimated three-day haul of $25.2 million. With its Wednesday and Thursday numbers included, its running total now stands at $34.0 million. “The Meg,” last weekend’s winner, takes #2 this weekend. It added $21.2 million to its tally (cume now $83.8 million). Newcomer “Mile 22” lands in third with a modest $13.6 million, while fellow new release “Alpha” takes #4 on the strength of its $10.5 million. “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” which earned another $10.5 million, falls three places ... Read more

“The Meg” Dominates US Friday Box Office

“The Meg” made a big opening day splash at the US box office. The film led Friday with an impressive $16.5 million. The tally, which more than triples that of the day’s #2 film, positions “The Meg” for an opening weekend in the $37-44 million range. It should easily rank as the weekend’s #1 film. “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” took second place Friday. The film added $5.3 million to its haul. New release “Slender Man” grabbed #3 with $4.9 million, while a gross of $3.6 million slotted “Christopher Robbin” in fourth place. Credited with $3.6 million, the new “BlacKkKlansman” earned ... Read more

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” Stays #1 At US Weekend Box Office; “Christopher Robin” Takes #2

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” comfortably defeats newcomers “Christopher Robin” and “The Spy Who Dumped Me” to retain its throne at the US weekend box office. The sequel added another $35.0 million in receipts this weekend, bringing its cumulative haul to $124.5 million. “M:I – Fallout” is celebrating a second weekend at #1. “Christopher Robin” debuts at #2 with $25.0 million, while a gross of $12.4 million slots “The Spy Who Dumped Me” in third. “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” slips two spots to #4 with $9.1 million (cume now $91.3 million), while a weekend tally of $8.8 million brings ... Read more

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” Wins US Weekend Box Office, Sets New Franchise Record

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” predictably dominated the US weekend box office. It also set a new high mark for the “M:I” franchise. Per studio estimates, “Fallout” will close the weekend with $61.5 million in US receipts. The tally more than quadruples that of the weekend’s #2 film. It meanwhile edges the $57.8 million earned by “Mission: Impossible II” to rank as a new opening weekend high mark for the franchise. “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” holds at #2 on this weekend’s chart with $15.0 million. Its cumulative gross now stands at $70.4 million. “The Equalizer 2” drops two spots ... Read more

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” Dominates US Friday Box Office, Sets Franchise High

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” predictably dominated the US Friday box office. “Fallout” grossed a strong $23.0 million in its first day of release. A new opening day high for the franchise, the tally positions the film for an opening weekend in the $58-63 million range. That, too, would be a record for the franchise. “Mission: Impossible II,” the previous record-holder, earned $57.8 million. “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” took second place on Friday. The film added $4.8 million to its haul. “Teen Titans Go! To The Movies” took third place with $4.3 million in opening day activity, while a ... Read more

“The Equalizer 2” Narrowly Beats “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” At US Box Office

New releases “The Equalizer 2” and “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” predictably earn the top two slots at the US weekend box office. Based on studio estimates, the former takes first place. It is expected to close the weekend with $35.8 million. “Mamma Mia!” lands in second with an estimated $34.4 million. Both films outperformed their predecessors. The first “Equalizer” earned $34.1 million in its inaugural weekend, while the original “Mamma Mia!” grabbed $27.8 million. “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation,” last weekend’s winner, follows at #3 on this weekend’s chart. It earned another $23.2 million, bringing its cumulative total ... Read more

“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” Wins US Weekend Box Office; “Skyscraper” #3

“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacations” claims first place on the US weekend box office chart. Per studio estimates, the film will close the weekend with about $44.1 million. Shy of the $48.5 million earned by “Hotel Transylvania 2” but better than the $42.5 grossed by the original, the figure is enough for a comfortable #1 at this weekend’s box office. “Ant-Man And The Wasp,” which took #1 last week, falls to #2 this week. It added $28.9 million to its haul (cume now $132.8 million). New release “Skyscraper” debuts at #3 with a soft $25.5 million. “Incredibles 2” follows at ... Read more