Box Office: February 23-25, 2018
Black Panther was Number One at the box office for the second week in a row with $108 Million for $400 Million in the United States so far. To date, Black Panther has made $704 Million world-wide. Game Night premiered in Second Place with $16.6 Million. Peter Rabbit was Third with $12.5 Million. Annihilation premiered in Fourth Place with $11 Million. Fifty Shades Freed was Fifth with $6.9 Million.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
Game Night is a 2018 American dark comedy mystery film directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein and written by Mark Perez. The film stars Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams and follows a group of friends whose game night turns into a real-life murder mystery. The film also features a supporting cast that includes Kyle Chandler, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, Danny Huston and Jeffrey Wright.
Annihilation is a 2018 science fiction horror film written and directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer. The film stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar Isaac, and follows a group of military scientists who enter “The Shimmer,” a mysterious quarantined zone that is full of mutating landscapes and creatures.
Every Day is a 2018 American romantic-drama film directed by Michael Sucsy and written by Jesse Andrews, based on the novel of the same name by David Levithan. The film stars Angourie Rice as 16-year-old Rhiannon, who falls in love with a traveling soul who wakes each morning in a different body; Justice Smith, Debby Ryan and Maria Bello also star.
Next week sees the release of: Death Wish, Red Sparrow, and a plethora of other mainstream and independent films. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly Now In-Theater column. A preview: Black Panther will be Number One at the box office for the third week in a row.
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