Box Office: June 16-18, 2017
Cars 3 was premiered as the Number One at the box office over the weekend with $53.4 Million. Wonder Woman was Second this weekend at the box office with $40.7 Million for $274.6 Million so far. Worldwide, Wonder Woman has brought in $571.8 Million. All Eyez on Me premiered in Third Place with $27 Million. All Eyez on Me performed far better than expectations this weekend. The Mummy premiered in Fourth Place with $13.9 Million. As predicted, The Mummy dropped nearly sixty percent of its audience from last weekend. 47 Meters Down was Fifth with $11.5 Million. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Rough Night (which premiered this weekend), Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and It Comes At Night rounded out the Top Ten respectively.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighteenth Pixar feature film and the third installment in the Cars film franchise, following Cars 2 (2011). It is directed by Brian Fee, a storyboard artist on Cars (2006) and Cars 2, and stars the voices of Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Nathan Fillion, Kerry Washington and Lea DeLaria.
All Eyez on Me is a 2017 American biographical drama film about hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur, directed by Benny Boom and written by Jeremy Haft, Eddie Gonzalez and Steven Bagatourian. Titled after Shakur’s 1996 fourth studio album of the same name, the film stars Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Shakur and Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper, and Danai Gurira in supporting roles.
47 Meters Down is a 2017 British survival horror film directed by Johannes Roberts, written by Roberts and Ernest Riera and starring Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Chris J. Johnson, Yani Gellman, Santiago Segura and Matthew Modine.
Rough Night is a 2017 American dark comedy film directed by Lucia Aniello (in her feature debut) and written by Aniello and Paul W. Downs. It stars Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell and Ilana Glazer, and follows a bachelorette party that goes wrong after a male stripper dies.
Next week sees the release of: Transformers: The Last Knight, The Bad Batch, The Beguiled, and The Ornithologist. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly Now In-Theater column. A preview: Transformers: The Last Knight will open in First Place next weekend. Instead of opening next Thursday, Transformers: The Last Knight is opening next Wednesday.
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