It’s that time of the week where we take a look at the top 10 box office movies and find out if there is a new number one? This week is all about Paramount Pictures with Mission: Impossible — Fallout starring Tom Cruise. Universal Pictures again have four titles, whilst both Disney and Sony Pictures have two. It’s time to take a look at the figures in full for the US Movie Charts July 27 2018.
US Movie Charts July 27 2018
(Box office results this weekend)
|1||New||Mission: Impossible—Fallout||Paramount Pictures||$61,236,534|
|2||(2)||Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!||Universal||$15,100,095|
|3||(1)||The Equalizer 2||Sony Pictures||$14,020,017|
|4||(3)||Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation||Sony Pictures||$12,253,640|
|5||New||Teen Titans Go! To The Movies||Warner Bros||$10,411,189|
|6||(4)||Ant-Man and the Wasp||Walt Disney||$8,766,100|
|7||(5)||Incredibles 2||Walt Disney||$7,257,113|
|8||(7)||Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom||Universal||$6,729,735|
|10||(8)||The First Purge||Universal||$2,215,400|
Not surprisingly Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout storms to the number one spot taking $61.2m. Is that good or bad you may ask, but it should be noted that the box office figures have become somewhat skewed in the light of the amount of production line of superhero movies.
Studio executives now seem to think a film needs to take over $100 million in its opening week to be classed as a success. This can’t last as eventually there will be superhero fatigue if it’s not already arrived.
Anyway back to MI Fallout, it had a budget of around $178m and according industry sources it’s already taken of $162m worldwide. I think it’s fair to assume it will easily take more than the $16m to break even in the coming weeks resulting in a decent profit.
Last week’s number one The Equalizer 2 starring the Denzel Washington falls to three with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! remaining firm at two.
There was one other new entry this week with Teen Titans Go! To The Movies entering at number five managing $10.4m. Other films of note in the top ten movie charts include Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (4), Ant-Man and the Wasp (6) and Incredibles 2 (7).
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We will leave it there for now, that just about concludes the US Movie Charts July 27 2018 don’t forget to check back next week to see if Mission: Impossible – Fallout can hold on to the number one spot. I’ll leave you with a couple of movie trailers starting with Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation…
And now for Mission: Impossible — Fallout …
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