'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, Sep. 27 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 27 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1jackass: number two$1,971,709-13%3,059--$645$35,631,1981Paramount
2Jet Li's Fearless$574,007-12%1,806--$318$12,541,8161Rogue
3Gridiron Gang$423,450-3%3,5106$121$28,249,7402Sony / Columbia
5The Black Dahlia$334,039-7%2,23610$149$18,296,9322Universal
6The Illusionist (2006)$269,241-3%1,432-6$188$28,383,0306Yari Film Group
7All the King's Men (2006)$253,885-8%1,514--$168$4,455,8161Sony / Columbia
8Little Miss Sunshine$223,9892%1,384-52$162$50,930,8699Fox Searchlight
9The Last Kiss (2006)$188,178-6%1,3592$138$9,015,3112Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Covenant$185,736-6%2,678-3$69$20,754,8373Sony / Screen Gems