In the second-worst performing box office weekend of the year, Angel Has Fallen remained on top for the second week in a row while the weekend’s only new release, Don’t Let Go, opened well outside the top 10.
Gerard Butler’s *Blank* Has Fallen franchise got it’s first #1 opening with the third entry, Angel Has Fallen, while Hobbs & Shaw exploded into China with the biggest August opening ever there.
Good Boys was the surprise winner at the box office, toppling Hobbs & Shaw and becoming only the third original film of 2019 to top the box office.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk new GI Joe movies, Eddie Murphy becoming Rudy Ray Moore, interactive movies, the insanity of Hobbs & Shaw, The Boys, Legion, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and more.
Hobbs & Shaw held off all of the new releases that opened over the weekend to stay on the top of the box office while Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark did the best of those aforementioned new releases.
Spinning off from the mainline Fast & Furious movies, bickering action duo Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw are pulled back into action by the CIA to track down Deckard’s sister Hattie and the deadly virus she’s carrying before it’s taken by villainous bionic supersoldier Brixton.
Hobbs & Shaw dominated the first weekend of August, but it was only a middle of the road opening for the Fast & Furious franchise and below all the Fast movies since Fast Five.
August explodes into theaters with the Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw, which teams up The Rock and Jason Statham to face off against a genetically enhanced Idris Elba.
Everyone seems to be trying to cram their movie into the end of summer 2019 as most weekends this month have 4 to 5 movies opening, including Hobbs & Shaw, Angel Has Fallen, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Dora and The Lost City of Gold, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, Ready or Not and more.
The main maestro behind WWE music from the 80s to 2017, Jim Johnston crafted most of the memorable entrance themes for the biggest superstars, including The Rock’s main theme, “Know Your Role”, which also had a version by Method Man.