Mike Banning may have fallen out of favor as Secret Service agent in the third installment of Gerard Butler's “Fallen” series, but not in the eyes of a domestic audience.
Lionsgate and the Millennium “Angel Has Fallen,” met the full-action political thriller, first at the box office on the open weekend, completing around $ 21.3 million in the US and Canada. He gave almost the same amount as the preliminary report, “London Has Fallen,” he made when he opened in 2016, making about $ 21.6 million in ticket sales. The first film of the series, “Olympus has Fallen,” earned $ 30.3 million over its open weekend in 2013.
In the film, Butler puts his role as Banning in the act of Secret Service agent, who, despite defending the president against terrorist attacks in the preceding installments, attributed him to a curator of the new commander (Morgan Freeman). ).
(Read the review of our criterion on “Angel Has Fallen”.)
“Angel” did not get the hottest reviews from critics (there is only a 39 per cent rating on the Rotten Tomatoes). But his great gang, including Jada Pinkett Smith and Nick Nolte, who loves him, probably helped his audience. According to Comscore, which compiles box office data, the film had an even stronger weekend than expected.
Universities “Good Boys,” made last weekend at the top of the box office, put home $ 11.8 million in second place. weekend. The R-rate competition follows the events of a gang of seventh foul gradients, and cost about $ 20 million to make. According to Comscore, approximately $ 49 million in cumulative global sales has already been completed.
“Third, the contestant,“ a film based on Sony's belief about a cross-country runner from the brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick, came third, completing around $ 8.2 million in their open weekend. He sold just a few more tickets than Disney's “The Lion King”, which brought him roughly $ 8.15 million in the United States and Canada. The truly realistic version of the Disney classic, featuring Beyoncé voices, Donald Glover and Seth Rogen, has introduced around $ 1.5 billion worldwide since it opened in early July.
The latest installment of “Fast & Furious”, Universal “Hobbs & Shaw,”, set the top five of the box office, bringing home around $ 8.1 million in the fourth weekend. Fox Searchlight's terrible mystery thriller “Ready or Not” came in sixth year, adding around $ 7.6 million over its first weekend, and around $ 10.6 million over its first five days.