Split Wins Box Office for Second Consecutive Weekend

Posted on January 29, 2017

Still of captives in Split

Split won the box office for the second straight weekend. It made $26.2 million and fell just 34.3% from its opening weekend. The M. Night Shyamalan thriller has made $78 million after two weekend in theaters.

Split was followed by A Dog's Purpose which opened with $18.3 million. It has a $6,010 per theater average. It has an A CinemaScore. Hidden Figures came and third and has passed the $100 million mark after six weekend in theaters.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter opened in fourth and made $13.8 million. This is the sixth and presumably last film in the science fiction thriller series starring Milla Jovovich as Alice. Resident Evil was followed by La La Land, xXx, Sing, Rogue One and Monster Trucks.

The other wide release opening this weekend is Gold starring Matthew McConaughey. Gold failed to find much of an audience and made just $3.5 million in 2,166 theaters. This is McConaughey's worst opening for a film in more than 2,000 theaters. Gold has a B- CinemaScore.

You can find the box office chart for this weekend here. Films arriving in theaters next weekend include The Space Between Us, Rings and Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back.

Photo: Universal Pictures

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