Fandango: 'Straight Outta Compton' Rules Again In Weekend Sales
on August 20, 2015
The official press release:
LOS ANGELES - August 20, 2015 - According to Fandango, the nation's leading digital destination for moviegoers and fans with more than 36 million unique visitors per month*, "Straight Outta Compton" leads Fandango's weekend ticket sales and the company's Fanticipation movie buzz indicator for a second week, scoring 82 out of 100 points.
"After its record-breaking opening weekend, ‘Straight Outta Compton' will benefit from strong word of mouth to top the box office chart for a second week," says Fandango Chief Correspondent Dave Karger. "Meanwhile, fans looking for some intense thrills will head to the horror sequel, ‘Sinister 2,' the video game adaptation, ‘Hitman: Agent 47,' and the action comedy, ‘American Ultra.'"
About Fandango's Fanticipation
Known for having its finger on the pulse of moviegoers, Fandango's movie buzz indicator, Fanticipation, provides statistical insight into the movies fans are planning to see in a given weekend. Fanticipation scores (based on a 1 to 100-point scale) are calculated via an algorithm of Fandango's advance ticket sales, website and mobile traffic, and social media engagement. Fanticipation is not intended as a forecast of the weekend box office; it is a snapshot of movie fan sentiment.
*According to comScore.