Box Office: ‘Sinister 2’ Scares Competition With $850000 Thursday Night
August 21, 2015 - box office
“Sinister 2” frightened a competition, rising with $850,000 during 2,100 U.S. sites on Thursday night. Meanwhile, “Hitman: Agent 47” grabbed $600,000 from 2,500 locations and “American Ultra” nabbed $425,000 during preview screenings.
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Focus Features’ “Sinister 2” is approaching to breeze adult a weekend in second place in a $15 million to $18 million range, while forecasts for Fox’s “Hitman” have been between $10 million and $12 million. Neither is approaching to plea a second support of Universal/Legendary’s “Straight Outta Compton,” that will browbeat a box bureau with around $30 million as a studio adds some-more than 200 theaters to a stream 2,757 locations.
“Sinister 2,” launched by Focus’ Gramercy Pictures in 2,758 theaters, stars Shannyn Sossamon and James Ransone in a story of a mom and her dual sons who pierce into a farming residence condemned by an immorality spirit. The film, that costs underneath $10 million, is a latest from fear dilettante Blumhouse.
The strange “Sinister” was a vital strike in 2012 with $88 million in worldwide grosses on a $3 million budget.
Lionsgate’s opening of action-comedy “American Ultra” isn’t display most traction, notwithstanding a star energy of Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. It will breeze adult a weekend in a $6 million to $8 million range.
“Straight Outta Compton” dumbfounded Hollywood final weekend with a $60.2 million domestic entrance and combined another $20 million in a subsequent 3 days. The N.W.A biopic should cranky a $100 million symbol by Sunday.