Weekend Box Office: Between The Rock And 'A Quiet Place'
Apr 16, 2018, 04:53
That was still behind expectations, however.
Rampage had a big first weekend domestically, but as EW notes, it's first-weekend haul is on the low side of industry projections, which had it making in the $35 million-$40 million. The movie, costing at least $120 million to make before marketing, will need to have strong legs to make its money back. It's a ideal blending of the two, one that has us shaking.with laughter. China is the top global market for the film with a $55 million launch, while IMAX screens accounted for $10 million worldwide.
Johnson in a plot perhaps better seen than described: He plays a primatologist who befriends an albino gorilla who grows to enormous size after a rogue experiment and who then teams with Johnson to stop invading monsters.
What little noise there is in "A Quiet Place" is all the more effective for its scarcity. The movie, nabbing an A- CinemaScore and playing to an ethnically diverse audience, comes on the heels of the blockbuster success of Johnson starrer Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. One of the film's tensest scenes comes early on, when the family of four led by John Krasinski and Emily Blunt's characters are playing Monopoly and a lantern gets knocked over.
Also scaring up ticket sales this weekend is Universal and Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, which will gross about $19.1 million from 3,029 North American figures.
Holdovers complete the top five, with Warner Bros.' "Ready Player One" in fourth with $11 million in its third weekend.
The supernatural horror film, directed by Jeff Wadlow and starring Lucy Hale, Violett Beane and Sophia Ali.
Universal's comedy "Blockers" is just behind with $10.2 million, giving the $20 million comedy film a 10-day total of $37 million.
Villarreal are sixth on 48 points, Sevilla are seventh on 47, with Betis fifth on 52 after winning 1-0 at Girona on Friday . In the end, Barca held on to further extend their lead at the top and take their unbeaten run to 32 league matches.
Asked Thursday whether his comment constituted an endorsement of McCarthy, Scalise said that conversation is "way ahead of us". Scalise's path to power would be to emerge as the prime alternative if McCarthy again falters.
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Roy-Pant were dominating the Mumbai bowlers with Hardik Pandya, Akila Dananjaya and Mayank Markande being hit all over the park. Roy forged some crucial partnerships with other batters which helped Delhi taste success in their third match of the season.
The Indiana Pacers are set to face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the playoffs. There's 16 teams, there's going to be some great series going on and everybody is trying to win.
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He made five starts against Boston in 2017 and put together a 2-2 record against the Red Sox with a 3.94 ERA and 14 strikeouts. That was something I haven't felt very often in a long time, just really not having much clue what was going on up there.
It is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC coupled with Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage. On the rear there's one camera and it's rumored to be a 13MP shooter, while on the front there's a likely 8MP sensor.
Get your sunscreen and ball caps ready - the 2020 MLB All-Star game is heading to Dodger Stadium in Los Angels, CA. With the rich history of Los Angeles, it's surprising how few games have been played at Chavez Ravine.
Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria after Western strikes
That's according to Dmitry Sablin, a member of the lower house of the Russian parliament, who was quoted by Russian news agencies. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called it the Western air strikes a crime and the Western leaders criminals.