Friday Report: ’22 Jump Street’ Schools ‘Dragon’

June 17, 2014 - box office

by Ray Subers
22 Jump Street 

 June 14, 2014

22 Jump Street got off to a autocratic lead in this weekend’s conflict of a sequels. How to Train Your Dragon 2 could make adult belligerent via a weekend, yet it will roughly positively tumble brief of $60 million.

22 Jump Street
non-stop to a large $25 million on Friday. That’s a second-biggest R-rated comedy entrance ever behind The Hangover Part II ($31.6 million). It’s also scarcely double a initial movie’s $13.2 million start.

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The assembly lopsided younger (56 percent underneath 25), that suggests a film will be really front-loaded this weekend. Still, it should breeze adult with during slightest $60 million.

In second place, How to Train Your Dragon 2 warranted an estimated $18.5 million on Friday. That’s significantly aloft than a initial movie’s $12.1 million start. Unfortunately, it’s reduce than Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted ($20.7 million), that was a final DreamWorks Animation supplement to open in June.

It can be tough to envision how charcterised cinema are going to play via a weekend, and Dragon could theoretically get a Father’s Day bump. Still, it would be startling if it warranted over $55 million this weekend.

The Fault in a Stars
took third place with an estimated $6.35 million (down 76 percent from a implausible opening day). For a weekend, Fault should acquire around $19 million.

In fourth, Maleficent dipped 43 percent to $5.8 million. On a 15th day in theaters, a film upheld $150 million.

Edge of Tomorrow
dull out a Top Five with $4.56 million (down 57 percent). For a weekend, it could acquire around $16 million (a really good hold).

X-Men: Days of Future Past
took sixth place with $2.6 million. In a process, it upheld The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to turn a highest-grossing Summer 2014 release. Sometime today, it will be a initial to cranky $200 million.

Weekend Projections

1. 22 Jump Street – $62 million
2. How to Train Your Dragon 2 – $54 million
3. Maleficent – $20 million
4. Fault in a Stars – $19 million
5. Edge of Tomorrow – $16 million

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