Box Office: August 19-21, 2016
Suicide Squad was Number One at the box office over the weekend for the third week in a row with $20.7 Million for $262.2 Million so far. Sausage Party was Second for the second week in row with $15.3 Million. War Dogs premiered in Third Place with $14.3 Million. Kubo and the Two Strings premiered in Fourth Place with $12.6 Million. Ben-Hur premiered in Fifth Place with $11.3 Million. Pete’s Dragon, Bad Moms, Jason Bourne, The Secret Life of Pets, and Florence Foster Jenkins rounded out the top ten respectively.
Kubo and the Two Strings is a 2016 American 3D stop-motion fantasy action adventure film directed by Travis Knight, written by Marc Haimes and Chris Butler, and produced by Laika. The film features the voices of Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara and George Takei.
Ben-Hur is a 2016 American epic historical action drama film directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Keith Clarke and John Ridley. It is the fifth film adaptation of the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace, following the 1907 silent film, the 1925 silent film, the Academy Award-winning 1959 film, and the 2003 animated film of the same name. It has been termed a “re-adaptation”, “reimagining”, and “new interpretation” of the novel. The film stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer, and Rodrigo Santoro.
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