News: April 22-24 Weekend Box Office Numbers

By April 24, 2016Hollywood News

Disney’s The Jungle Book dropped only 41.1% and remained number one at the box office with an estimated $60.8 million. The movie had the fourth smallest second weekend drop for a film that opened over $100 million.  The film’s domestic take now stands at over $191 million. Internationally the film took in an additional $96 million this weekend as its global take is now over $528 million, fifth largest for the year so far.

Universal’s prequel The Huntsman: Winter’s War struggled in second place with its debut opening, with an estimated $20 million. The prequel will likely garner an overall domestic cume around $55-60 million on a reported budget of $115 million.

Barbershop: The Next Cut dropped an estimated 46.5% in its third week, garnering an estimated $10.8 million for third place. It currently stands at $36 million domestic.

Disney’s Zootopia, dropped only 18.8% with an estimated $6.6 million for fourth place. Its domestic cume now sits at $316.4 million.  Its worldwide total is now over $907 million, positioned in 37th place all-time just behind Shrek 2 ($919.8m).

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice dropped only 38.9% in its fifth weekend, bringing in an estimated $5.5 million for a $319.5 million domestic take thus far. Internationally the film added another $8.3 million as its global cume is now over $850 million.

The biggest drop of the weekend was STX’s Hardcore Henry, with a horrible 78.8% third weekend drop, thanks to a major drop in theaters.

Next weekend Warner Brothers will release the kidnapped cat comedy Keanu into 2,600+ theaters while Open Road and Focus will release Mother’s Day and Ratchet & Clank respectively, playing approximately 2,800 theaters each.

Box Office Mojo’s April 22-24, 2016 Weekend Box Office Top Ten Breakdown

TW LW Title (click to view) Studio Weekend Gross % Change Theater Count /Change Average Total Gross Budget* Week #
1 1 The Jungle Book (2016) BV $60,803,000 -41.1% 4,028 $15,095 $191,477,426 $175 2
2 N The Huntsman: Winter’s War Uni. $20,080,000 3,791 $5,297 $20,080,000 $115 1
3 2 Barbershop: The Next Cut WB $10,830,000 -46.5% 2,676 +15 $4,047 $36,031,492 2
4 5 Zootopia BV $6,611,000 -18.8% 2,798 -411 $2,363 $316,435,606 8
5 3 The Boss Uni. $6,080,000 -38.9% 3,375 -120 $1,801 $49,508,205 $29 3
6 4 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice WB $5,520,000 -38.9% 3,066 -439 $1,800 $319,501,603 $250 5
7 6 Criminal (2016) LG/S $3,100,000 -46.2% 2,683 $1,155 $10,864,486 2
8 7 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Uni. $2,100,000 -35.6% 1,749 -548 $1,201 $55,374,740 5
9 N Compadres PNT $1,350,000 368 $3,668 $1,350,000 1
10 10 Eye in the Sky BST $1,214,963 -21.8% 838 -53 $1,450 $14,967,114 7