Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Opens to Franchise Best
$VIA, $IMAX, $CMCSA, $SNE, $DIS
The weekend’s other new nationwide entry, Warner Bros.’ Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, came in behind expectations with a 5th-place opening of $10.5-M from 3,188 theaters.
Teen Titans, earning strong reviews but a B+ CinemaScore.
Universal’s Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again beat Sony’s The Equalizer 2 to come in #2. Mamma Mia 2 slipped a steep 57% in its 2nd frame to $15-M from 3,514 theaters for a domestic box office take of $70.4-M, and $167.3-M worldwide.
Facing competition for males, Equalizer 2 fell more than 60% to $14-M for a 10-day domestic box office of $64.2-M, and $70.3-M globally.
Fellow Sony film Hotel Transylvania 3 came in # 4 in its 3rd outing with an estimated $12.3-M for a box office haul of $119.2-M in North America.
Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles 2 remained a force in its seventh weekend as it approached the $1-B mark at the global box office.
New offerings at the specialty box office
A24’s Hot Summer Nights, not hot, the movie’s debut in 12 locations; it earned $12,166 for a brutal location average of $1,014. The coming-of-age drama, which has been awaiting release since premiering at SXSW more than a year ago, currently has a 42% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
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