Mark Wahlberg’s latest fact-based action-drama, Deepwater Horizon, debuted to some solid $20.two million a week ago, and it has so far performed decently through the week, getting $1.six million and $2.two million on Monday and Tuesday, correspondingly. The video, that also stars Kate Hudson, Kurt Russell, and Gina Rodriguez, is on track to stop by the 40-50 % range, as Wahlberg spectacles have a tendency to do (Lone Survivor, his previous collaboration with director Peter Berg, fell 41 percent from week-to-week after debuting to $37.9 million in 2013).
Fox Searchlight, apparently presuming they’d a possible awards season contender on their own hands, purchased the video for $17 million in The month of january, though they bypassed the standard pre-Oscar festival circuit (the video did, however, screen at TIFF in September) as new details emerged regarding a 17-year-old rape situation, which saw Parker accused (and then found innocent) of raping a lady as they would be a student at Penn Condition in 1999.
Search for Miss Peregrine to slide towards the runner-up slot after getting around $14-$16 million a few days ago.
Although it leaves the station with middling reviews from movie critics, Tate Taylor’s adaptation from the bestselling Paula Hawkins novel, The Lady around the Train, has its own sights focused on snatching this area office crown from Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children this weekend.
Search for Deepwater Horizon to fall within the $10-$12 million range a few days ago.
While Shadows was seen by many people like a domestic disappointment, Peregrine has better critical reviews and appears to become generating better word-of-mouth compared to The Actor-brad Pitt vehicle, meaning more powerful legs along with a greater United States total through the finish from the film’s run.
Search for Junior High School to create a healthy (because of its budget) $5-$8 million a few days ago.
The video faces little competition across its debut three-day frame, though strong holdovers like Deepwater Horizon and Storks will set up a battle as Nate Parker’s The Birth of the Nation and also the family flick Junior High School jockey for newcomer finishes within the top 5.