This Week At The Movies: No One Can Deny The Success of Suicide Squad, War Dogs Premieres and Kubo Dazzles Audiences

Now it’s time to discuss this weekend at the movies!

Here is what your top ten films in North America look like this weekend!

In first place, we have the unbeatable “Suicide Squad.”

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The Warner Bros. film has been at the No.1 spot for 3 weeks straight.

No one can deny the success of the film, even if the reviews say the film has tons of “plot holes,” and an “uneven execution of comedy, action and character.”

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Apparently there is so much footage of both the Joker (played by Jared Leto) and Harley Quinn (played by Margot Robbie) they could each have their own films. Photo Source: Warner Bros.

The anti-super hero film earned $20.71 million this weekend, blowing the rest of the films out of the water.

Another thing you can’t deny?

The film has some serious star power.

“Suicide Squad” stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, and Viola Davis, just to name a few.

The summer blockbuster has earned $262.28 million in North American alone.

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Margot Robbie’s performance as Harley Quinn, the Joker’s girlfriend, blew audiences minds away. Photo Source: Warner Bros. 

Staying in the second spot again this weekend, the raunchy adult animated comedy, “Sausage Party.”

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Seth Rogen brings in the voices of his comedian friends including Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Danny McBride, James Franco, Craig Robertson, and Paul Rudd to his new animated comedy, “Sausage Party.” Photo Source: Sony.

The film follows a sausage who is trying to discover the truth of where he comes from.

The cast is so amazing, no wonder it is getting rave reviews.

Starring the voices of comedy friends, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, James Franco, Danny McBride, and Michael Cera, the film delivers such a great performance.

“Sausage Party” earned $15.33 million at the box office, adding to its North American success.

The Sony film has earned $65.33 million in two weeks.

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Photo Source: Sony.

In the third spot, “War Dogs” premieres in the top 3 this weekend.

The Warner Bros. film is based on a true story of two men, David Packouz (played by “Fantastic Four”‘s Miles Teller), and Efraim Diveroli (played by funny man Jonah Hill) who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America’s allies in Afghanistan.

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Screen Rant reviewed the film as a “solid movie.” Photo Source: Warner Bros. 

Other stars in the film include ,Bradley Cooper, Barry Livingston, Ana de Armas, and J.B. Blanc.

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Bradley Cooper strays away from his usual pretty boy roles to this unshaven, slick haired character in “War Dogs.” Photo Source: Warner Bros. 

The drama/war film earned $14.3 million in the box office this weekend.

The New York Times advises audiences to “just enjoy the insane ride.” 

Also premiering this weekend was “Kubo and the Two Strings,” coming in fourth.

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Kubo is played by the voice of Art Parkinson. Photo Source: Focus. 

The animated family adventure follows Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson), a young boy who must locate a magical suit of armor which was worn by his late father in order to defeat an evil past spirit.

Other famous voices starring in the film include Charlize Theron, Ralph Feinnes, George Takei, and Matthew McConaughey.

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Monkey is voiced by Charlize Theron. Photo Source: Warner Bros. 
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Beetle is played by Matthew McConaughey, his first ever animated movie. Photo Source: Warner Bros. 

Here is how the rest of the list looked,

“Ben-Hur” premiered in fifth place this weekend. The Paramount film earned $11.35 million.

“Pete’s Dragon” slips 3 spots this weekend, landing in sixth. The reboot of the 1977 film earned $11.33 million.

“Bad Moms” also drops 2 spots, earning $8.07 million.

“Jason Bourne” takes a huge hit, falling 4 spots to No. 8.  The action thriller starring Matt Damon earned $7.98 million.

“The Secret Life of Pets” still holds a spot even after 7 weeks in release.

And Meryl Streep‘s “Florence Foster Jenkins” holds the last spot in the top ten, earning $4.3 million.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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