Box Office: June 24-26, 2016
Box Office: June 24-26, 2016. Finding Dory was Number One at the box office for the second week in a row with $73.2 Million for $286.5 Million so far. Last weekend marked “the largest second weekend for an animated film and the eighth largest second weekend of all-time.”
Independence Day: Resurgence premiered in Second Place with $41.6 Million. Central Intelligence was Third with $18.3 Million. The Shallows premiered in Fourth Place with $16.7 Million (a higher take than most predicted). Free State of Jones premiered in Fifth Place with $7.7 Million. The Conjuring 2, Now You See Me 2, X-Men: Apocalypse, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, and Alice Through the Looking Glass rounded out the top ten respectively.
Independence Day: Resurgence is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich and written by Emmerich, Dean Devlin, Nicolas Wright, James A. Woods and James Vanderbilt. It is the sequel to the 1996 film Independence Day and stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward and William Fichtner.
The Shallows is a 2016 American survival horror thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, written by Anthony Jaswinski and starring Blake Lively. In the film, a surfer gets stranded 200 yards from shore, and must use her wits and determination to survive a great white shark attack.
Free State of Jones is a 2016 American war film inspired by the life of Newton Knight and his armed rebellion against the Confederacy in Jones County, Mississippi, during the American Civil War. Written and directed by Gary Ross, the film stars Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali and Keri Russell.
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