| 2017-09-24 17:10:28|
TWX, CMCSA… 17:10 09/24 09/24/17
Box Office Battle: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' easily wins weekend
"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" easily won the weekend in North America, grossing $39M from 4,003 theaters. While the sequel scored one of the best openings for the month of September, it came in somewhat behind expectations. Overseas, Kingsman 2 kicked off with $61M, for a global tally of $100M. The movie was distributed by 20th Century Fox (FOXA) and received a 51% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. BOX OFFICE RUNNERS-UP: New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. (TWX) horror movie "It" followed at number 2, with the movie's domestic cume standing at $266.3M. Behind it was Warner Bros.' animated family offering "The Lego Ninjago Movie," which launched to a meek $21.2M from 4,047 locations domestically. Lionsgate's (LGF.A) "American Assassin" followed at number four, with an estimated $6.2M in its second weekend for a domestic total of $26.2M. Rounding out the top five, the romantic comedy distributed by Open Road films "Home Again" earned an estimated $3.3M. Other publicly traded companies in filmmaking include Viacom (VIAB; VIA), Sony (SNE), Comcast (CMCSA), and Walt Disney (DIS).
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