Top Weekend Movies

posted by Harold Mann -

'BLACK PANTHER' OWNS B.O., SHATTERS YET MORE RECORDS (02/26/2018)

Black Panther hit $400 million at the domestic box office over the weekend, making the Ryan Coogler-directed film the second-fastest to hit that landmark after just 10 days.

The Disney / Marvel film earned $400 million four days faster than The Avengers and only follows Star Wars: Force Awakens, which earned $400 million in just eight days.

Black Panther nabbed $108 million this weekend, its second in theaters. ComScore’s PostTrak shows that the movie still has long legs via word-of-mouth with a 92% positive score overall, with men under 25 leading the pack at 29%, followed by men over 25 at 27% and women over 25 at 26%.

New Line / Warner BrosGame Night earned $16.6 million in its opening weekend nabbing second place, with Sony’s Peter Rabbit, meanwhile earning $12.5 million in its third weekend out.

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Studio reported figures for the weekend of Feb. 23-25, per Deadline:

1.) Black Panther (DIS), 4,020 theaters (0) / $28.9M Fri /$47.6M Sat/ $31.56M Sun/3-day: $108M (-47%)/Total: $400M/Wk 2

2.) Game Night (NL/WB), 3,488 theaters / $5.6m Fri (includes $1M previews)/$7M Sat/ $4M Sun/3-day: $16.6M /Wk 1

3.) Peter Rabbit (SONY), 3,707 theaters (-18) / $2.8M Fri /$5.8M Sat/ $3.9M Sun/3-day: $12.5M (-29%) /Total: $71.2M/Wk 3

4.) Annihilation (PAR), 2,012 theaters / $3.8M Fri (includes $900k previews)/$4.1M Sat/ $3.1M Sun/3-day: $11M /Wk 1

5.) Fifty Shades Freed (UNI), 3,265 theaters (-503) / $2.3M Fri/$3M Sat/ $1.5M Sun/3-day: $6.9M(-60%)/Total: $89.5M/Wk 3

6.)   Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (SONY), 2,519 theaters (-281) / $1.3M Fri /$2.65M Sat/$1.65M Sun/ Sun/3-day: $5.6M (-29%)/Total:$387.2M/ Wk 10

7.) The 15:17 to Paris (WB), 2,752 theaters (-290) / $1M Fri/$1.6M Sat/$970K Sun/3-day: $3.6M(-53%)/Total: $32.2M/ Wk 3

8.) The Greatest Showman (FOX), 1,601 theaters (-335) / $905K Fri /$1.55m Sat/ $945K Sun/ 3-day: $3.4M (-32%)/Total: $160.7M/Wk 10

9.) Every Day (OR), 1,667 theaters / $1M Fri (includes $115k previews)/$1.3M Sat/ $715K Sun/3-day: $3.1M /Wk 1

10.) Early Man (LG), 2,494 theaters / $355K Fri/$792K Sat/$553K Sun/3-day: $1.7M (-47%)/Total: $6.7M/Wk 2