After weeks of historically bad box office earnings, the new IT had a massive opening that was actually the highest ever opening for a horror film and the 2nd highest ever opening for an R rated film.
August 2017 continues to be one of the slowest months in recent memory but The Hitman’s Bodyguard managed to slightly outpace expectations and take the top spot at the box office over the weekend.
The Dark Tower took the top spot at the box office but it was a fairly low opening during the slowest weekend of the entire summer.
Spider-Man: Homecoming had a gigantic opening weekend, with the 2nd best opening for a Spider-Man movie and the seventh best opening for the MCU at $117 million.
Cars 3 took the number one spot over the weekend, despite one of the lowest ever openings for Pixar, while Rough Night tanked and All Eyez On Me and 47 Meters Down were surprisingly strong in their debuts.
The Fate of the Furious stayed on the top of the box office charts and crossed over $1 billion worldwide while limited Indian release Baahubali 2 had the biggest ever Indian film opening in the US of all time and defeated the much higher profile and star studded The Circle.
Beauty and the Beast remained strong with the fourth best 2nd weekend in history while Logan has crossed over half a billion worldwide and Power Rangers had a stronger debut than anticipated.
Riding high on some of the best reviews of the last few months, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut Get Out took the top spot at the box office with $30.5 million while the two other new releases were epic bombs.
The Lego Batman Movie stayed on top for the holiday weekend while The Great Wall did the best of the newcomers and John Wick Chapter 2 has already made more than the first movie made in it’s entire run.
Over the Super Bowl weekend, Split remained on top while Rings had the lowest opening for the franchise and The Space Between Us had an all time terrible opening.