Monday, June 12, 2017

Weekend Box Office: 06/12/2017

Now Playing (Box Office) 
  1. Wonder Woman $57.2M 
  2. The Mummy $32.2M 
  3. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie $12.3M 
  4. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales $10.7M 
  5. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 $6.2M

I suppose this is something of a surprise. The reboot of THE MUMMY starring Tom Cruise was NOT able to unseat WONDER WOMAN from the #1 spot. While the movie did have a precipitous drop since last week, it was still more than enough to keep that slot. Additionally, this first installment of Universal's Dark Universe of monster movies was crucial in getting things rolling and those horrible Mummy movies from the recent past were always big money-makers. Still, it did cover costs overseas, so we might see more in the series. 

Honestly, I think people just wanted to see this: