Sunday, December 21st2.2°C
24563
23664

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' top weekend box office with $65.6 million debut

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" outmuscled "Guardians of the Galaxy" at the weekend box office.

Paramount's live-action reboot of the comic-book franchise featuring a team of comical reptilian superheros earned $65.6 million in its opening weekend, topping the second outing of Marvel's do-gooder space adventure "Guardians of the Galaxy."

The Marvel comic book adaptation starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana made $42.1 million, bringing its total domestic haul to $176.5 million.

"Into the Storm," the Warner Bros. disaster film, debuted in third place with $17.3 million.

___

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theatres Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theatre locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Rentrak, are:

1. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," Paramount, $65,575,105, 3,845 locations, $17,055 average, $65,575,105, 1 week.

2. "Guardians of the Galaxy," Disney, $42,124,922, 4,088 locations, $10,305 average, $176,515,761, 2 weeks.

3. "Into the Storm," Warner Bros., $17,346,427, 3,434 locations, $5,051 average, $17,346,427, 1 week.

4. "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Disney, $10,979,290, 2,023 locations, $5,427 average, $10,979,290, 1 week.

5. "Lucy," Universal, $9,488,805, 3,147 locations, $3,015 average, $97,511,610, 3 weeks.

6. "Step Up All In," Lionsgate, $6,469,857, 2,072 locations, $3,123 average, $6,469,857, 1 week.

7. "Hercules," Paramount, $5,746,891, 2,896 locations, $1,984 average, $63,508,138, 3 weeks.

8. "Get On Up," Universal, $5,195,150, 2,469 locations, $2,104 average, $23,109,760, 2 weeks.

9. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," 20th Century Fox, $4,334,532, 2,306 locations, $1,880 average, $197,768,156, 5 weeks.

10. "Planes: Fire and Rescue," Disney, $2,451,526, 2,280 locations, $1,075 average, $52,982,854, 4 weeks.

11. "The Purge: Anarchy," Universal, $2,285,060, 1,602 locations, $1,426 average, $68,533,360, 4 weeks.

12. "A Most Wanted Man," Roadside Attractions, $2,199,120, 801 locations, $2,745 average, $10,411,353, 3 weeks.

13. "Boyhood," IFC Films, $1,973,656, 506 locations, $3,901 average, $10,537,043, 5 weeks.

14. "And So It Goes," Freestyle Releasing, $1,204,696, 1,111 locations, $1,084 average, $13,243,215, 3 weeks.

15. "Sex Tape," Sony, $1,124,492, 944 locations, $1,191 average, $36,907,190, 4 weeks.

16. "Magic in the Moonlight," Sony Pictures Classics, $763,015, 170 locations, $4,488 average, $2,397,233, 3 weeks.

17. "How to Train Your Dragon 2," 20th Century Fox, $690,037, 526 locations, $1,312 average, $170,121,152, 9 weeks.

18. "Transformers: Age Of Extinction," Paramount, $576,456, 580 locations, $994 average, $242,880,031, 7 weeks.

19. "Maleficent," Disney, $538,694, 370 locations, $1,456 average, $236,053,668, 11 week.

20. "Tammy," Warner Bros., $502,001, 550 locations, $913 average, $82,737,168, 6 weeks.

___

Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News

24304


Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX14468.26+121.51
S&P CDNX676.54+11.04
DJIA17804.8026.65
Nasdaq4765.38+16.983
S&P 5002070.65+9.42
CDN Dollar0.8618+0.0001
Gold1197.20+2.50
Oil56.50+2.39
Lumber336.20-0.70
Natural Gas3.446-0.196

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.12-0.01
Knighthawk0.01-0.005
QHR Technologies Inc1.25-0.03
Cantex0.03-0.005
Anavex Life Sciences0.1726+0.0026
Metalex Ventures0.05-0.005
Russel Metals25.58-0.42
Copper Mountain Mining1.55-0.02
Colorado Resources0.120.00
ReliaBrand Inc0.011-0.0089
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.05-0.005
Mission Ready Services0.215-0.01

 
24130


24376

FEATURED Property
2045401419-1260 Raymer Avenue
2 bedrooms 2 baths
$279,900
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


My final thoughts on real estate

This will be the last column I write on real estate. Largely because at the end of the year I will be handing in my license. After 20+ years of working in land development, resort development and rea...


Reflecting on the end of the year

The importance of the end of the year and the Christmas holidays is profound. It is a time to reconnect with family and traditions that have made us who we are. But the year-end has always been a time...


Parenthood: Estates, insurance & taxes

It is now even more important to ensure your loved ones are well looked if anything should happen to you. Here are a few topics to consider helping you prepare for some of the unexpected events that c...

_



24386

24386


Member of BC Press Council


23871