Car 3 Speeds Away With Opening Weekend Box Office
Cars 3 is racing towards a stellar opening weekend debut and could reach as high as $60 million by [...]
Cars 3 is racing towards a stellar opening weekend debut and could reach as high as $60 million by the time the weekend is done.
However, the film is facing competition from four other openers in All Eyez on Me, Rough Night, 47 Meters Down, and The Book of Henry.
Cars 3 earned just under $20 million on Friday, including Thursday night previews, at 4,256 locations. The film is currently on pace for just under $52 million, but analysts believe a late Father's Day surge could propel it to the high $50 million range if not over $60 million.
All Eyez On Me is also outperforming expectations. The Tupac Shakur biopic is currently pacing for third place but could pull ahead of Wonder Woman and steal the number two spot by the time Sunday is done. All Eyez On Me earned $3.1 million on Thursday night, beating even Cars 3, and nearly $13 million on Friday from 2,471. The film is currently pacing for $31 million, but a building buzz could push it ahead of Wonder Woman, which is currently sitting in second place with $41 million for its third weekend.
Fourth place currently belongs to The Mummy, but not by much as shark horror movie 47 Meters Down is following close behind. The Mummy earned just under $4 million on Friday from 2,270 locations, which was only just enough to keep ahead of 47 Meters Down. The Mummy is currently pacing for a #13.5 million second weekend while 47 Meters Down is expected to open to a $10.7 million.
Rounding out the top ten this week are Scarlet Johansson comedy Rough Night, Johnny Depp's latest outing as Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, animated superhero movie Captain Underpants, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and A24's latest horror flick It Comes at Night.
Keep reading to see the detailed numbers and how the top five stack up against each other.
1. Cars 3
Friday: $19.6 million
Weekend: $51.8 million
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back in the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Piston Cup Racing's biggest stage.prevnext
2. Wonder Woman
Last Week: No. 1Friday: $10.8 million
Weekend: $40 million
Total: $273.8 million
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.
Wonder Woman is directed by Patty Jenkins, from a screenplay by Allan Heinberg & Geoff Johns, story by Heinberg & Zack Snyder and Jason Fuchs, and stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Lucy Davis, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner and David Thewlis.prevnext
3. All Eyez On Me
Friday: $12.8 million
Weekend: $31.2 million
The true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur (Demetrius Shipp Jr.), from his early days in New York to his status as one of the world's most recognized and influential voices. Against all odds, Shakur's raw talent, powerful lyrics and revolutionary mindset establish him as a cultural icon whose legacy continues to grow long after his death.
All Eyez On Me is directed by Benny Boom and written by Jeremy Haft, Eddie Gonzalez, and Steven Bagatourian. Titled after Tupac Shakur's 1996 album, the film stars Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Shakur and Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper, and Danai Gurira.prevnext
4. The Mummy
Last Week: No. 2
Friday: $3.8 million
Weekend: $13.5 million
Nick Morton is a soldier of fortune who plunders ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths Ahmanet, a betrayed Egyptian princess who was entombed under the desert for thousands of years. With her powers constantly evolving, Morton must now stop the resurrected monster as she embarks on a furious rampage through the streets of London.
The Mummy is directed by Alex Kurtzman and written by David Koepp, Christopher McQuarrie and Dylan Kussman from a story by Kurtzman, Jon Spaihts and Jenny Lumet. The film stars Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance and Russell Crowe.prevnext
5. 47 Meters Down
Friday: $4.3 Million
Weekend: $10.7 million
Young sisters Kate and Lisa and travel to Mexico for a vacation filled with sun, fun and adventure. Lisa needs some extra persuasion when Kate suggests that they go diving in shark-infested waters. Safe in their protective cage, the thrill-seeking siblings come face to face with a group of majestic great whites. Their worst fears soon become a reality when the cage breaks away from their boat, sending them plummeting to the ocean floor with a dwindling supply of oxygen.
47 Meters Down is directed by Johannes Roberts, written by Roberts and Ernest Riera and stars Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Chris J. Johnson, Yani Gellman, Santiago Segura and Matthew Modineprevnext
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