Dunkirk Tops $50 Million In Opening Weekend At The Box Office

24 July, 2017, 22:08 | Author: Laverne Higgins

A string of comedies - "Baywatch", "Snatched", "Rough Night", "The House" - have fizzled this summer, but "Girls Trip" offered something different: The principal roles were all played by black women, which nearly never happens in Hollywood, where such casting is usually dismissed as too niche.

Warner Bros. had other reason to celebrate over the weekend, as "Wonder Woman" passed "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" to become the No. 1 movie of the summer at the domestic box office.

A Christoper Nolan movie making big bucks at the Indian box office doesn't come as a surprise. In the United States, the movie recorded a massive IMAX rollout on 402 screens with USD 11.7 million collections.

"Dunkirk" won at the box office and "Girls Trip" surprised.

The latest film from director Christopher Nolan will top this weekend's box office, while Luc Besson's latest fails to garner much attention. He made "Dunkirk" largely with Imax Corp's 70-millimeter cameras. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though, cumulatively, summer remains down from a year ago. But stellar reviews, awards buzz and hype around the film's large-scale production helped drive people to the theater and large-format screens.

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"Valerian" is set in the 28th century, where a team of special operatives is sent to safeguard the metropolis Alpha from a new menace.

Valerian received a B- CinemaScore, is based on the French graphic novel series about celestial cops who must travel through space and time in order to save the Universe. Clive Owen, Rihanna, and Ethan Hawke round out the cast.

"Girls Trip", from Comcast Corp's Universal Pictures, opened in second place.

The all-female buddy comedy stars Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah as girlfriends who head to New Orleans for a weekend of fun. It isn't just critics and fans who appreciated Nolan's World War II movie, however, at least one veteran of the battle itself praises the movie as well. They rekindle their friendship and rediscovered their wild sides.

Among the global markets, United Kingdom has minted more money for Dunkirk with an estimated Dollars 12.4 million on 1,313 screens.

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