While it couldn't top the opening weekends of first installments Iron Man ($98.6 million) and Guardians of the Galaxy ($94.3 million), it got off to a stronger start than Thor ($65.7 million), Captain America: The First Avenger ($65.1 million) and Ant-Man ($57.2 million). Trolls, featuring the voices of Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake, will have the animated film lovers audience to itself for just a few weeks until Moana opens in wide release on November 23rd. "Great reviews, a terrific cast and a ideal use of 3D imagery have generated a massive following", said Paul Dergarabedian, the industry analyst at comScore. "Doctor Strange", $85 million; 2. It took in an estimated 118.7 million dollars this weekend in 53 markets, growing 38 percent than the previous weekend. The film has grossed $325.4 million worldwide in just 13 days, after opening in global markets last month.
The film's opening weekend audience played 61 percent female vs 39 percent male with 51 percent of the audience coming in under the age of 25. The movie garnered 76 percent positive reviews on Rottentomatoes.com.
Blue Jackets rout NHL-leading Canadiens 10-0
Oshie scored twice, Alex Ovechkin added a goal and an assist and Washington rallied past Florida for its fifth straight victory. Four Blue Jackets had two goals apiece against Al Montoya , who entered the game 3-0-1 with a 1.47 goals-against average.
From here, should odd finish with a 2.41 multiplier, as did Thor: The Dark World, you'd be looking at a domestic run around $205 million. Directed by Mel Gibson, this film makes his reentry into the industry after a timeout for bad behavior. The World War II drama sees the return of director Mel Gibson and has high hopes of being a contender for awards ceremony. It made $7.8m, bringing its total earnings to $65m.
Rounding out the top ten were: Hacksaw Ridge with $14.8 million; Tyler Perry's Boo! Beyond just the wide releases, the continued expansion of A24's Moonlight also contributed to a top twelve that was up a whopping 133.6% compared to last weekend, generating over $182 million collectively and a weekend that was up 20.4% compared to past year.