Box office report: Annabelle: Creation scares off the competition

and Canada this weekend, topping fellow newcomers The Nut Job 2 and The Glass Castle as well as holdovers including Dunkirk and The Dark Tower. Kidnap — $ 5.2 million
9. Reviews have not been kind to the computer-animated comedy, which   follows a group of animals trying to stop an egomaniacal mayor from bulldozing their home to make way for a shoddy amusement park. David F. Per ComScore, overall box office is down 4.1 percent from the same frame from last year. Dunkirk — $11.4 million
3. The Dark Tower   — $7.9 million
5. Opening in 1,461 theaters, the Lionsgate film has a much smaller footprint than than many of its competitors; Annabelle: Creation, for example, is playing in 3,502 locations, and Nut Job 2 is playing in   4,003. The forecast is less sunny for Al Gore’s climate documentary An Inconvenient Sequel, which will take in an estimated $800,000 from 556 locations in its third weekend, bringing its domestic total to $2.3 million. The fourth installment of Warner Bros. Warner Bros. Annabelle: Creation — $35 million
2. The crime drama Good Time, starring Robert Pattinson, is on track for an estimated $137,625 at four locations, a per-theater average of $34,406. 4 slot with an estimated $7.9 million. Sandberg directed, and the cast includes   Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto, and Stephanie Sigman. By comparison, the original Inconvenient Truth totaled   about $4 million by the end of its third weekend, at   122 locations. Atomic Blonde — $4.6 million

Show Full Article Based on gossip columnist Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir about her unconventional, poverty-stricken upbringing and directed by   Destin Daniel Cretton (Short Term 12), The Glass Castle divided critics but garnered an A-minus CinemaScore, suggesting positive word of mouth. movie will thus cross the $150 million mark at the domestic box office, while tallying   $210 million from foreign markets. Open Road Films
The weekend’s other newcomer, the Brie Larson drama   The Glass Castle, will crack the top 10 with an estimated $4.9 million. The Glass Castle — $4.9 million
10. Meanwhile last weekend’s winner, the Stephen King adaptation   The Dark Tower, will tumble to the No. Reviews have been mixed to positive for the film, which currently has a 68 percent “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and audiences gave it a CinemaScore of B. Check out the Aug. The story centers on   a grieving dollmaker and his wife with a haunted past who welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home. Notching a   59 percent decline, the Sony film continues the recent trend of steep second-week drops. On the specialty front, the Aubrey Plaza dramedy Ingrid Goes West is set to take in an estimated $141,216 at three locations, which works out to a robust $47,072 per-theater average (one of the best limited releases this year). A rare bright spot during a sluggish summer, the Warner Bros. Nevertheless, $35 million represents a strong start for a chiller that cost a modest $15 million to make. Despite being good enough for third place, that figure is less than half of what the first Nut Job movie opened to —   $19.4 million —   on 500 fewer screens in 2014. Audiences gave it a B-plus CinemaScore. Rounding out the weekend’s top three is the Open Road animated sequel   The   Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, with an estimated $8.9 million. Pictures
Holding steady in second place is Christopher Nolan’s World War II epic Dunkirk, which is set to take in an estimated $11.4 million over its fourth weekend in theaters. After a promising opening last week, writer-director Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River   is holding up with an estimated $642,067 from 45 locations ($14,268 per-theater average), bringing its domestic total to $870,285. Spider-Man: Homecoming   — $6.1 million
8. The   Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature   — $8.9 million
4. The Emoji Movie — $6.6 million
6. 11-13 figures below. As the summer box office continues to look a fright, the horror movie Annabelle: Creation   is on track to debut with an estimated $35 million gross in the U.S. and New Line’s Conjuring franchise, Annabelle: Creation is poised for the lowest opening of the series, behind   Annabelle’s   $37.1 million, The Conjuring’s   $41.9 million, and The Conjuring 2’s   $40.4 million. 1. Girls Trip — $6.5 million