Warner Bros. Pictures’ Sully opening weekend has surpassed the projected $25 million with over $35.5 million across 3,525 theaters, of which 375 theaters were in IMAX.
Sully 35.5 million in North America and $9.5 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $45 million against a budget of $60 million.
It has been seven years since Tom Hanks starrer topped the opening weekend box office, that changed with Sully, it became one of the five best September openings of all-time.
The biographical drama also becomes Clint Eastwood‘s biggest opening weekend debut at the box office, out of his 35 directorial feature films, the only one to top opening weekend was Space Cowboys (2000) with $18 million.
Sony & Screen Gems’ psychological thriller, When the Bough Breaks grossed $5.3 million on its first day and $15 million in its opening weekend, finishing second at the box office.
Screen Gems & Stage 6 Films’ American horror, Don’t Breathe drops to third spot, bringing in an estimated $8.2 million this weekend. The film has so far grossed $66.8 million in North America and $20.3 million in other territories for a worldwide total of $87.1 million.
Suicide Squad takes fourth spot with an estimated $5.65 million this weekend. The film has grossed $307.4 million in North America and $392 million in other territories for a worldwide total of $699.4 million.
StudioCanal’s Robinson Crusoe (released in North America as The Wild Life) takes grossed $3.4 million in its opening weekend, rounding out the top five at box office.
Relativity Studios’ The Disappointments Room also opened with just $1.4 million finishing 17th at the box office, an average of $901 PTA from 1,554 theaters.
The Weekend’s Top 10:
|2.||When the Bough Breaks||$15.0||$15,000,000|
|5.||The Wild Life||$3.4||$3,400,000|
|6.||Kubo and the Two Strings||$3.2||$40,847,680|
|9.||Hell or High Water||$2.6||$19,823,734|
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