This Week At The Movies

Well, the “Finding Dory” craze has come to an end with a newcomer making its way to the top. This week at the movies, the box office was all shook up with films rising to their potential, while others fall to unexpected opponents.

In the No.1 spot this week, “The Secret Life of Pets.”

Ever wonder what your pets do when your not around?

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“Secret Life of Pets.” Photo Source: Universal.

Well this Universal animated film tells audience just that.

With a star studded cast voicing the characters, including C.K Lewis, Kevin Hart, Eric Stonestreet, Jenny Slate, and Ellie Kemper, the reviews all agree the film is a hit!

In its first weekend, the film earned a powerful $103.17 million. 

Check out the hilarious trailer right here!

Just below “The Secret Life of Pets” in second place is the “Legend of Tarzan.”

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Photo Source: Warner Bros.

This is the Warner Bros. film’s second week in release, earning another $20.62 million.

The film stars Alexander Skarsgard, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, and Margot Robbie. 

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Christoph Waltz, Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie and Samuel L. Jackson at Cinema Con in April. Photo Source: Judy Eddy/WENN.com

Directed by David Yates, this adaptation follows Tarzan (Skarsgard) after he has left the jungle to live in London with his love Jane (Robbie).

Tarzan, who changed his name to John Clayton when he moved to London, returns to the jungle to help investigate suspicious activities at a mining encampment down there.

Falling to third place, “Finding Dory” is no longer our front runner.

After four weeks in theatres at No.1, Dory has had her moment in the sun.

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Photo Source: Disney Pixar.

The Disney film made just under what “Tarzan” made, earning $20.35 million this weekend.

But we can’t deny the success of the movie. Just in North America alone the film has made over $422 million in one month.

The film is a follow up to the 2003 “Finding Nemo” where Dory was a main, and one of the most popular characters in the film.

The film stars the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Ty Burrell, Ed O’Neil, Diane Keaton and Eugene Levy.

A new release makes its way to the fourth spot, the comedy “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.”

The Fox film earned $16.6 million in its first weekend of release.

The movie follows two party crazed brothers (Zac Efron and Adam Devine) who must bring the perfect dates to their sister’s wedding in Hawaii or their family will cut them off.

The brothers place an online ad to find dates hoping for a wild getaway, but end up finding themselves hustled by the even crazier duo, Alice and Tatiana (Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza).

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Zac Efron, Adam Devine, Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza all star in this new raunchy comedy. Photo Source: Fox.

Although predictable, the reviews say the movie is full of laughs.

And come on, ITS ZAC EFRON.

“The Purge: Election Year” is at the fifth spot this weekend.

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Photo Source: Universal. 

The horror film that follows modern day American, in which the government sets aside a full 12-hour day where all crime is legal, has earned another $11.7 million this weekend.

The film has done quite well here in North America, earning an overall $58.11 million in two weeks.

That is your top 5 friends, here is how the rest of the list looks this week.

6. “Central Intelligence” starring Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson earns another $8 million in its fourth week of release, landing in sixth.

7. In seventh this week, “Independence Day: Resurgence” falls two spots this weekend, earning $7.7 million.

8. “The BFG” falls from fourth to eighth this weekend. The Spielberg film earns $7.6 million in North America this weekend.

9. Blake Lively in “The Shallows” lands in ninth this weekend. Earning $.48 million this weekend, the film follows Nancy (Lively) after she is attacked by a shark and trapped in the middle of the ocean.

10. Rounding out the top ten, “Sultan” earns $2.2 million.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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