Box Office June 8-10, 2018
Ocean’s 8 premiered in the Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $41.5 Million. That take at the box office is a great beginning to a new heist franchise (which I am sure now has been greenlit).
Solo: A Star Wars Story was Second with $15.1 Million for $176.1 Million so far. World-wide, Solo: A Star Wars Story has made $312.2 Million.
Deadpool 2 was Third with $13.6 Million for $278.6 Million so far. World-wide, the film has made $655.2 Million.
Hereditary premiered in Fourth Place with $13 Million.
Avengers: Infinity War was Fifth with $6.8 Million for $654.7 Million so far. World-wide, Avengers: Infinity War has made $1.99 Billion.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
Ocean’s 8 is a 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross and written by Ross and Olivia Milch. The film is a spin-off from Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s trilogy and features an ensemble cast, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter. The plot follows a group of women, led by Debbie Ocean, the estranged sister of Danny Ocean, who plan on robbing the Met Gala.
Hereditary is a 2018 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Ari Aster, in his feature directorial debut. It stars Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, and Gabriel Byrne, and follows a family that begins to be haunted following the death of their reclusive grandmother.
Hotel Artemis is a 2018 American dystopian neo-noir crime film written and directed by Drew Pearce, in his directorial debut. It stars Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Dave Bautista, and Zachary Quinto. The plot follows Jean Thomas, a nurse who runs a secret hospital for criminals in futuristic Los Angeles.
Next week sees the release of: Incredibles 2, Tag, Race 3, and a plethora of other mainstream and independent films. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly Now In-Theater column. A preview: Incredibles 2 will be Number One at the box office during its premiere weekend.
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