Monday, September 28, 2015

Box Office Breakdown: 9/25-9/27


Welcome to BOX OFFICE BREAKDOWN, where we discuss this weekends box office results.  The TOP 3 films for the weekend of September 25-27 were Hotel Transylvania 2The Intern, and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.

Let's take a look at how the Top 3 did this weekend...


Adam Sandler's newest animated film, Hotel Transylvania 2, hit theaters this weekend to big success.  Raking in an impressive $48.5 million, breaking the September opening weekend record, held previously by its predecessor, Hotel Transylvania, which brought in $42.5 million back in 2012.  And when combined with its foreign grosses, the film managed to make a worldwide total of $77.7 million on an $80 million budget.


The Intern, the new comedy starring Robert DeNiro and Anne Hathaway, managed a modest $17.7 million on its opening weekend.  This is the second best opening out of the last four Nancy Meyers films, behind 2009's It's Complicated ($22.1M), but fell significantly short of her 2000 film, What Women Want ($33.6 M) starring Mel Gibson.

Combined with its foreign grosses, The Intern was able to bring in a solid worldwide total of $30.2 million on a $40 million budget.


In its second weekend at the box office, the newest installment in the Maze Runner series, The Scorch Trials brought in another $14.3 million, bringing its domestic total up to $51.9 million and its worldwide total up to $174.2 million, falling just short of where its predecessor was at this point in its run.  The third installment, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, is set to begin filming this February with a release date of February 17, 2017.

Here's a quick rundown of the top 10 films this weekend:

#1 - Hotel Transylvania 2 - $48,464,322

#2 - The Intern - $17,728,313

#3 - Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials - $14,271,777

#4 - Everest - $13,242,895

#5 - Black Mass - $11,031,215

#6 - The Visit - $6,674,280

#7 - The Perfect Guy - $4,774,505

#8 - War Room - $4,242,644

#9 - The Green Inferno - $3,520,626

#10 - Sicario - $1,717,301

Join us next week for another edition of BOX OFFICE BREAKDOWN.  Which movies will be on top?  Which movies will under perform?  Check us out next week for the scoop!

Opening this Friday (10/2):

~ The Martian
~ The Walk

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