NORTH AMERICA: 'Straight Outta Compton' Cracks $80M In Six Days; 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' Stands at $144M; 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' Takes $18M Six-Day Start
on August 20, 2015
Universal reports that Straight Outta Compton added $5.24 million on Wednesday, bringing its six-day domestic tally to an impressive $80.2 million. The biopic is pacing 28 percent ahead of 2002's 8 Mile, as well as 53 percent ahead of Ride Along.
In second place, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation tacked on another $1.76 million for a 40 percent decline from last Wednesday. The franchise's fifth installment has now taken in $144.4 million through 20 days of play, putting it 4 percent ahead of where Rise of the Planet of the Apes stood and 36 percent ahead of Mission: Impossible III at the same respective points.
In third place, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. earned $1.27 million yesterday, giving it a six-day cume of $18.05 million. That puts the classic TV series adaptation 11 percent behind the pace of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.
Fantastic Four claimed fourth yesterday with $0.84 million, off nearly 50 percent from last Wednesday. The superhero reboot's 13-day domestic take stands at $45.2 million.
Rounding out the top five, Minions eased 25.5 percent from last Wednesday to $0.79 million yesterday. The blockbuster animated prequel's domestic haul has now reached $315.5 million.