Box Office: February 10-12, 2017
The LEGO Batman Movie premiered in the Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $55.6 Million. Fifty Shades Darker premiered in Second Place with $46.7 Million. Fans of the first film and the second book in the book series turned out to see the film adaptation this weekend.
John Wick: Chapter Two premiered in Third Place with $30 Million. That take virtually guarantees that there will be a John Wick: Chapter Three. I have not seen Chapter Two yet but the question is, can the storyline of the series sustain a third installment?
Split was Fourth Place with $9.3 Million for $112.2 Million so far. Split is M. Night Shyamalan‘s comeback film and I hope his next film is even better, continuing his current upswing. Hidden Figures was Fifth with $8 Million for $131.4 Million so far. A Dog’s Purpose, Rings, La La Land, Lion, and The Space Between Us rounded out the top ten respectively.
Domestically, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and xXx: The Return of Xander Cage both sank like stones in the ocean this weekend. Internationally, however, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is doing well. xXx: The Return of Xander Cage made $61.9 Million in China this weekend. World-wide, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage has made $229.5 Million so far.
The Lego Batman Movie is a 2017 3D computer animated superhero action-comedy film directed by Chris McKay and written by Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern and John Whittington. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, writers and directors of the original film, both serve as producers. The film stars the voices of Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes.
Fifty Shades Darker is a 2017 American erotic romantic drama film directed by James Foley and written by Niall Leonard, based on the novel of the same name by E. L. James. The film stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, with Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Bella Heathcote, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Kim Basinger and Marcia Gay Harden in supporting roles.
John Wick: Chapter 2 is a 2017 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad. It stars Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo and Ian McShane
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