Box Office June 29-July 1, 2018
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was Number One at the box office over the weekend for the second week in a row with $60 Million for $264 Million so far. World-wide, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has made over $932.3 Million.
Incredibles 2 was Second for the second week in a row with $45.5 Million for $439.7 Million so far. World-wide, Incredibles 2 has made over $646.8 Million.
Sicario: Day of the Soldado premiered in Third Place with $19 Million.
Uncle Drew was premiered in Fourth Place with $15.5 Million.
Ocean’s 8 was Fifth with $8 Million for $114.7 Million so far.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (released outside North America as Sicario 2: Soldado or simply Sicario 2) is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Stefano Sollima and written by Taylor Sheridan. A sequel to 2015’s Sicario, the film features Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Jeffrey Donovan reprising their roles, with Isabela Moner, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Catherine Keener joining the cast. The plot follows the drug war at the U.S.-Mexico border as it has escalated to the point where the cartels have begun transporting terrorists, forcing the United States government to team up with hitman Alejandro Gillick.
Uncle Drew is a 2018 American sports comedy film directed by Charles Stone III and written by Jay Longino. It stars Kyrie Irving as the title character from his Pepsi Max advertisements that started in 2012, along with former NBA players Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, and Nate Robinson, as well as former WNBA player Lisa Leslie; Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish, Erica Ash, J. B. Smoove, Mike Epps, and Nick Kroll also star.
Sanju is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language biographical film directed by Rajkumar Hirani and written by Hirani and Abhijat Joshi. It was jointly produced by Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banners Rajkumar Hirani Films and Vinod Chopra Films respectively. The film follows the life of Sanjay Dutt, his relationship with his father, descend into alcoholism and drug addiction, arrest for involvement in the 1993 Bombay bombings, comeback in the film industry, and eventual release after completing his jail term. Ranbir Kapoor stars as Dutt, along with an ensemble cast which features Paresh Rawal as Sunil Dutt, Vicky Kaushal, Manisha Koirala as Nargis, Dia Mirza as Manyata Dutt, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Jim Sarbh in pivotal roles.
Next week sees the release of: The First Purge, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and a plethora of other mainstream and independent films. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly Now In-Theater column. A preview: Ant-Man and the Wasp will be Number One at the box office over weekend.
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