Monday Update: Rampage ramped it up this weekend, as the Warner Bros.’ fantasy action movie starring Dwayne Johnson debuted in first with $35.7 million. Last weekend’s leader, Paramount’s horror A Quiet Place, wasn’t too far behind with $32.9 million and second place. The film’s 34.3 percent second weekend decline was very much
Following last weekend’s breakout debut from A Quiet Place, the April market is shaping up to be far more lucrative than already expected as this weekend adds Rampage and Truth or Dare to the marketplace. The former of the two stands likely to open in first place this weekend as leading Dwayne Johnson anchors the
Monday Update: A Quiet Place was far louder than expected this weekend, with a $50.2 million debut. Pre-release expectations had generally projected a $30-$35 million start. Paramount’s horror followed in the footsteps of It, Get Out, and Split in continuing an unprecedented strong streak of horror titles at the box office in 2017 and 2018.
Monday Update: Steven Spielberg posted his best opening weekend in a decade, as Warner Bros.’ Ready Player One began with $41.7 million. In addition to its Thursday opening, the film’s total stands at $53.7 million. Coming about in line with pre-release expectations, the title marks Spielberg’s highest debut since Indiana Jones and the
Saturday Update: Ready Player One rang up an estimated $15.2 million on Friday, per Warner Bros. That brings the Steven Spielberg/Ernest Cline adaptation up to a healthy $27.205 million domestically through two days of release. The studio reports that $1.825 million of Friday’s take came from IMAX venues. Overall, RPO‘s two-day tally
Monday Update: It couldn’t last forever. After Black Panther had become only the second film of the 21st century to spend five weekends at #1, along with Avatar in 2009-10, it was finally dethroned this weekend by Pacific Rim: Uprising. Universal’s sci-fi sequel opened with $28.1 million. While that was 24.5 percent behind