Grosses

'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 Wed, Oct. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$1,939,234-6%4,016--$483$53,964,1211DreamWorks
2Ladder 49$1,346,888-14%3,260--$413$26,544,6961Disney
3The Forgotten$716,801-8%3,14440$228$40,335,6752Sony / Columbia
4Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$241,977-11%2,721-449$89$31,351,8053Paramount
5Resident Evil: Apocalypse$171,529-11%1,986-850$86$47,579,7554Sony / Screen Gems
6Mr. 3000$140,764-14%2,239-497$63$19,564,8313Disney
7Wimbledon$137,207-5%1,705-334$80$15,236,4403Universal
8First Daughter$132,288-11%2,28020$58$7,542,3292Fox
9Cellular$130,795-13%2,020-743$65$28,590,3094New Line
10Without a Paddle$62,204-13%1,439-880$43$55,621,5047Paramount