Monday, April 10, 2017
Boss Baby still #1, Smurfs #3
For the weekend of April 7-9, 2017, The Boss Baby won again. I wonder if its success can be credited to appealing to adults who wouldn't begrudge taking their kids to it (how many kids will get a Glengarry Glen Ross reference?), as opposed to Smurfs: The Lost Village, which looks more like kids-only fare.
It managed to hang on to #1 over Beauty & the Beast thanks to adding a handful of screens while Beauty lost a handful.
Going in Style performed about as expected, just a pleasant cliched movie to appeal to seniors.
The Case for Christ scaled back its screen count, but this allowed its per-screen average to look good. It's also one of the few PureFlix titles to score at least 70% at RottenTomatoes.
Your Name made over $300 million overseas but it's getting its US release now.
Opens April 14
FATE OF THE FURIOUS with Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron and Kurt Russell.