Box Office Results for Memorial Day Weekend!

Over the weekend, the box office was going crazy over new summer movies hitting theatres.

The highly anticpated films such as “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” and “X-Men: Apocalypse” made there way to a theatre near you. Here are the top ten this week,

  1. “X-Men:Apocalypse” was the No.1 movie in North America this weekend, earning a whopping $65 million in its first week.
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    Photo Source: Fox. 

    The Fox films stars Jennifer Lawerence, Michael Fassbender, Olivia Munn, James McAvoy, Rose Byrne, and many many more.

    In the film, the world must deal with it’s first mutant, Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

    IGN gave it 4 and a half stars, but Rotten Tomatoes gave it 3 and a half. The reviews seem to be mixed, but this movie is definitely a can’t miss summer blockbuster.

  2. “Alice Through the Looking Glass” basically bombed in the box office in its first week.
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    “Alice Through the Looking Glass” stars Johnny Depp, Anne Hathway, Sasha Baron-Cohen, Helen Bonham Carter, and Mia Wasisikowka as “Alice.” Photo Source: Disney. 

    The highly anticipated sequel resulted in a $21 million earning, but in reality I think they expected more from this film.

    I mean come on people its got Johnny Depp in it!

    But the reviews say the film did not due the original “Alice in Wonderland” justice, lacking any real depth to it.

    The Guardian wrote, “The 2010 Alice in Wonderland movie boasted some gothic magic courtesy of Tim Burton. The James Bobin-directed sequel is uninspired in comparison.”

    Sorry Johnny, I know you are having a bad week!

  3. In third, “The Angry Birds Movie” slips down from No.1 in last week’s ratings.
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    Photo Source: Sony. 

    The Sony filmed earned anothe $18.7 million to add to the success of the film.

    Overall in North America the animated film adaptation of the 2009 smartphone game, “Angry Birds,” has earned $66.3 million. 

To round out the list

4. “Captain America: Civil War” earning $15 million in its second week.

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Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. are the stars in this addition of “The Avengers” franchise. Photo Source: Disney

5. ” Bad Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising” falls to the No. 5 from last week’s third. The Universal film made over $9 million this weekend.

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“Bad Neighbours 2” is the sequel to Rogen and Byrne’s “Neighbours.” Photo Source: Universal.

6. “The Jungle Book” still remains a main contender after 7 weeks in release. Earning another $6.97 million to add to is whopping success worldwide.

7. Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe’s “The Nice Guys” in seventh making $6.37 million.

8. “Money Monster” in eighth earning $4.25 million this weekend.

9. “Love and Frienship” earned $2.5 million.

10. And “Zootopia” has finally fallen to the tenth spot after 13 weeks in the theatres.

 

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