'Straight Outta Compton' Maintains Lead with $2.1M; 'No Escape' Opens to $1.18M on WednesdayAugust 27, 2015 06:45 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Universal's Straight Outta Compton tacked on another $2.1 million yesterday, retaining first place as it fell 60 percent from last Wednesday. The biopic's 13-day domestic haul is $118.95 million, putting it 35 percent ahead of 8 Mile and 50 percent ahead of Ride Along.

In second place, TWC's No Escape opened to $1.18 million in its first day of release. That's somewhat ahead of expectations as it bested last year's The November Man (which also opened on a Wednesday in late August) by 37 percent.

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation added $1.03 million yesterday, down just 41 percent from last Wednesday. The hit sequel's domestic take is now $161.1 million, putting it 6 percent ahead of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and 37 percent ahead of Mission: Impossible III.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. earned $0.697 million yesterday, off 45 percent from last Wednesday. Its 13-day domestic take is $29.03 million, 11 percent behind Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

Sinister 2 pulled $0.68 million in its sixth day of release, giving it $13.2 million in total so far. Unfortunately, that's over 39 percent behind where its 2012 predecessor stood at the same point.

Meanwhile, Hitman: Agent 47 added $0.64 million yesterday, giving it a six-day haul of $10.8 million. That puts the sequel 51 percent behind the pace of its 2007 predecessor.

Lastly, American Ultra pulled in $0.47 million on Wednesday for a six-day total of $7.24 million. The stoner comedy is pacing 2 percent behind fellow Jesse Eisenberg/Kristen Stewart flick Adventureland.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Mar. 1 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 1 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$6,123,196--3,143--$1,948$6,123,1961Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$4,403,785--2,225--$1,979$4,403,7851Miramax
3John Q.$2,383,212248%2,456-49$970$45,525,8783New Line
5Queen of the Damned$1,734,541152%2,5110$691$19,740,8122Warner Bros.
6Return to Never Land$1,284,336218%2,618-8$491$30,113,4773Disney
7A Beautiful Mind$1,245,520201%1,962-107$635$135,530,8859Universal
8Crossroads (2002)$1,186,613402%2,301-80$516$28,336,8413Paramount
9Big Fat Liar$1,050,016406%2,232-205$470$35,125,6344Universal
10The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$773,660181%1,303-207$594$285,027,21811New Line