“Straight Outta Compton” easily maintained its box-office lead with an estimated $26.8 million in ticket sales over a sleepy late summer weekend at the multiplexes.
“Straight Outta Compton” is the number one movie this weekend having raked in more than $50 million at the box office, but not everyone is a fan.
The boys from Compton smashed opening weekend expectations, while the stylish “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” struggled to find its footing.
Hollywood’s summer has had runaway sensations (“Jurassic World”) and heartwarming hits (“Inside Out”). It now has its fiasco — “Fantastic Four.”
The fifth installment in the nearly 20-year-old film series has earned $56 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Marvel and Disney superhero pic “Ant-Man” brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
It was an easy win for the sidekicks who took the spotlight after playing supporting roles in two previous “Despicable Me” movies.
Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted 2” opened far under expectations with $32.9 million, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday, ceding the top two spots to holdovers “Jurassic World” and “Inside Out.”
Dinosaurs are anything but extinct at the box office. “Jurassic World,” the fourth film in the series, devoured 2015 box office records in its debut weekend earning an estimated $204.6 million, according to Rentrak on Sunday.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and a giant earthquake made for a winning pair at the box office as “San Andreas” claimed the top spot.
The “Age of Ultron” is not over. The Avengers sequel topped the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row with an estimated $77.2 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
The high-octane thriller “Furious 7” maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters and bringing its box-office total to a robust $252.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The high-octane “Furious 7” peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning $143.6 million from 4,004 locations to easily top the domestic box office, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
Audiences were more than curious to check out the big-screen adaptation of the racy phenomenon “Fifty Shades of Grey” this weekend. The erotic R-rated drama sizzled in its debut, earning an estimated $81.7 million from 3,646 theaters in its first three days, distributor Universal Pictures said on Sunday.
After three weeks atop the box office, “The Hobbit” has been taken down by Liam Neeson.