Hey Trekkies do you think Star Trek Beyond can hold up this next weekend and rake it in overseas?
Aside from the "Ghostbusters" reboot and the latest "Ice Age" entry, all Top 10 movies outgrossed expectations.
Yet even as Star Trek Beyond won the weekend, the result was less-than-ideal for Viacom's (VIAB) Paramount Studios, which has the thinnest film slates for this summer among Hollywood's largest six studios and is relying on the success of Beyond to sustain operations for the near term. For instance, Into Darkness opening at the start of the summer movie season could have meant people were more amped for it, as opposed to a late July release, when people are sort of worn out by all the sequels and blockbusters.
The latest edition of the Star Trek franchise opened with $59.6 million in ticket sales, more than double box office receipts for the weekend's second most-popular movie, "The Secret Life of Pets".
In fourth place was the low-budget horror film Lights Out with $21.6 million. Sure that was behind its predecessors, 2009's Star Trek and 2013'sStar TrekInto Darkness, but it was solid enough. The film has made $86.8 million thus far and while those might be okay numbers for a comedy, they are terrible for a film with such high expectations and huge production costs.
With the $4.9 million budget, the Lights Out flick marks another James Wan-affiliated movie that grossed more during the opening weekend than the cost to produce. Its lower global opening is partly due to the heatwave that is now ravaging much of the European markets it is showing in. Fox's animated "Ice Age: Collision Course" debuted with $21 mn.
'Ice Age: Collision Course, ' $21 mn ($30 mn international); 5. If the foreign returns remain strong, we're bound to see a sixth one of these.
Rounding out the top 10 were the animated comedy "Finding Dory" (7.2 million dollars), "The Legend Of Tarzan" (6.4 million), "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates" (4.4 million), "Kabali" (4.1 million), and "Hillary's America: The Secret History Of the Democratic Party" (3.7 million).
Fox Searchlight's Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, based on the hit British TV series, took in $1.9-M from 313 theaters.
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