Blade Runner 2049 Tops Box Office With $31 Million Opening
Posted on October 8, 2017
Blade Runner 2049 was the top film in theaters this weekend. It opened with $31.5 million. The film stars Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling and Ana de Armas. It has an A- CinemaScore. This was less than expected for the science fiction sequel but it performed better overseas where it made $50 million according to Deadline.Blade Runner 2049 was followed by The Mountain Between Us, a drama tha that follows two strangers stranded on a mountain after a plane crash. It also has an A- CinemaScore. It made $10.1 million and had an average of $3,271 per theater.
It came in third and added $9.6 million to huge box office that has already passed $300 million. It has now made over $600 million worldwide. The success of It should enable it to linger in the top ten through Halloween.
My Little Pony: The Movie also failed to meet expectations. It opened with $8.8 million in 2,528 theaters for a $3,481 per theater average. It has an A- CinemaScore like the other two openers. The animated film is based on the popular toy line from Hasbro.
My Little Pony was followed by Kingsman: The Golden Circle, American Made, The Lego Ninjago Movie, Victoria and Abdul, Flatliners and Battle of the Sexes. You can view the box office report for the weekend here. New films coming out this weekend include Marshall, The Foreigner and Happy Death Day.