NORTH AMERICA: 'Black Mass' Nears $30M Mark After Six Days; 'Maze Runner: Scorch Trials' Now at $36.2M; 'Everest' Moves Up to Fourth Place with $9.4M IMAX+PLF Six-Day Haul
on September 24, 2015
Warner Bros. reports that Black Mass added $1.975 million on Wednesday to retain its hold on first place. That gives the well-received Johnny Depp-led film about notorious gangster Whitey Bulger a six-day domestic haul of $29.46 million, putting it 5 percent behind the pace of 2010's The Town.
In second place, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials took in $1.75 million yesterday in second place. The young adult adaptation sequel's six-day tally is now $36.2 million, putting it 6 percent behind the pace of its 2014 predecessor.
The Visit eased 33 percent from last Wednesday to $0.74 million yesterday, bringing its 13-day total to ?? million as the M. Night Shyamalan thriller continues to perform well.
Universal's Everest brought in another $0.69 million in its sixth day of play in IMAX 3D and PLF 3D theaters, giving it a total of $9.38 million so far. The true story drama continues to perform at an excellent level as it heads toward what should be a strong expansion into wide release on Friday.
Filling out the top five, War Room fell just 14 percent from last Wednesday to $0.615 million yesterday in sixth place. The faith-based drama's total now stands at a strong $51.1 million.
Meanwhile, The Perfect Guy pulled $0.58 million yesterday, down 51 percent from last Wednesday. The thriller's 13-day haul is now a solid $43.56 million.