Box Office Roundup:

Weekend Box Office

The Martian held strong at the number one spot, bringing in $37.0 million. Due to weak competition, the film was only down 32% from last weekend, which led it to zoom past the $100 million domestic mark to a total of $108.7 million in 10 days. Comparing it to where these films were at after 10 days of release, The Martian is 12% ahead of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar and 11% behind Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity.

Hotel Transylvania 2 proved its hospitality yet another weekend in a row, grossing $20.4 million. It too passed the $100 million domestic mark with a current total of $116.9 million. It’s a good hit for both Sony Pictures and Adam Sandler, who both actually really needed it right now.

Pan failed to take off in its opening weekend. The film opened to $15.3 million, disappointing many, especially Warner Bros., who spent quite an amount on this new iteration of the Peter Pan story. The film was pretty much panned by both critics and audiences, with its Rotten Tomatoes and Flixster scores being below average. WB’s plans for a prequel trilogy probably won’t pan out.

Speaking of Warner Bros., The Intern took in $8.7 million this weekend. The Robert De Niro/Anne Hathaway flick is doing really well, having grossed $49.5 million domestically thus far.

Sicario rounded out the top 5 with $7.6 million, The Walk continues to disappoint by grossing only $3.7 million in its wide release opening weekend, the seventh worst ever, and lastly, Steve Jobs wowed audiences in Los Angeles and New York, and took in $521,522 in four locations, at $130,381 per location). No doubt it’ll be huge.

Worldwide Numbers

The Martian hovered at the #1 spot over the weekend, taking in $58.1 million. It’s firing on all cylinders on the international front, as it has become 20th Century Fox’s biggest opening in South Korea ($12.7 million), and coming in at #1 in multiple countries across the globe. The global effort to bring Mark Watney home has now grossed $227.8 million worldwide.

Inside Out finally came out in China to an $11.7 million six-day opening. Worldwide, the film has grossed $818.7 million.

Pan did not land in the overseas market either, bringing in $20.5 million from 45 different territories. Overall, the film has grossed $35.8 million worldwide.

Breaking Records

Avengers: Age of Ultron bowed out of the domestic market with a total of $459.0 million, making it the eighth highest grossing film domestically, below the 1977 Star Wars, and above The Dark Knight Rises. It didn’t quite match its predecessor’s $651.1 million, but that was not expected to.

Prediction Time

Ya’ll better watch and support that new Guillermo Del Toro movie.

  1. The Martian
  2. Bridge of Spies
  3. Hotel Transylvania 2
  4. Crimson Peak
  5. Goosebumps

Source: BoxOffice.com
Featured Image: Warner Bros. Pictures