weekend box office
Director F. Gary Gray’s “gangsta rap” biodrama earned an estimated $56-million on its debut weekend, giving it a runaway first-place finish.
On its second weekend, the fifth installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, earned an estimated $29-million to repeat as the first-place attraction.
The action thriller, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, based on the classic TV series and starring Tom Cruise, debuted by earning an estimated $56-million.
Second and third place were claimed by the two movies that have dominated multiplex traffic the last couple weekends.
The Jurassic Park sequel made it three weekends in a row at the top.
The dinosaur fantasy follow-up earned an estimated $205-million on its opening weekend, the second biggest domestic opening ever, behind only that of The Avengers’ $207-million in 2012.
The earthquake disaster thriller piloted by Dwayne Johnson debuted by earning an estimated $53-million.
The family science fiction saga starring George Clooney finished first at the box office, although not by much, earning an estimated $32-million on its debut weekend.
‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ the a cappella comedy follow-up starring Anna Kendrick, finished first with an estimated $70-million.
The superhero fantasy sequel earned an estimated $77-million on its second weekend, pushing its cumulative total over the $300-million mark.
The Marvel Comics-inspired fantasy sequel to ‘The Avengers’ debuted with an estimated, whopping $188-million.
The action-thriller sequel, Furious 7, extended its first-place string to four weekends in a row, earning an estimated $18-million on its fourth weekend of release.
The seventh installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise earned an estimated $61-million on its second weekend of release, giving it another runaway first-place finish.
Installment number seven in the popular ‘Fast and the Furious’ franchise earned an estimated whopping $143-million on its debut weekend.
‘Home,’ the animated science fiction comedy, earned an estimated, robust $54-million on its debut weekend.