Box Office: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ Tops Labor Day With $15-M, Caps the Summer

Box Office: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ Tops Labor Day With $15-M, Caps the Summer

$LGF, $DIS, $SNE,

Angel Has Fallen won the long Labor Day weekend with an estimated $15-M for the 4-day holiday as Summer 2019 closed 2% behind last year.

Summer revenue came in at $4.3-B, down 2% from last year, according to Comscore, and YTD is down 6%.

Disney (NYSE:DIS) commanded well more than 40% of all market share, and that is without grosses from the Fox films acquisition.

Sony (NYSE:SNE) made a comeback, placing #2 in terms of domestic market share for 1st time since Y 2006.

Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), Millennium’s Angel Has Fallen will finish Monday with a projected 10-day domestic haul of $44-M.

The 2 new Labor Day offerings: Don’t Let Go and Bennett’s War did not crack the Top 10.

Bennett’s War, opening in 970 locations, was DOA, grossing $553,000 for the 4-day weekend. The faith-based, motocross film is the first release from indie distributor Forrest Films.

Back in the Top 10 chartGood Boys, The Lion KingHobbs & Shaw and Overcomer rounded out the Top 5.

Elsewhere

Sony’s Spider-Man: Far From Home was re released domestically in 3,162 theaters with 4 mins of new footage. The move paid off, with the film earning an estimated $5.5-M for the 4 days, bringing its domestic take to $386-M through Monday and $1.12-B globally.

Also from Sony, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, which now sports a worldwide cume of $284-M.

At the US specialty box office

A24’s The Farewell finished the holiday weekend with a domestic total of $16-M after expanding into a total of 891 cinemas in its 8th frame.

Roadside Attractions’ The Peanut Butter Falcon cumed $8.8-M after upping its location count to 1,248 theaters in its 4th weekend.

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