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Box Score: Hotel Transylvania 2 sets September best

Sony continues its recent winning streak as its animated sequel  Hotel Transylvania 2 [HTRN2] booked an estimated $47.5 million to set a new opening weekend record for September.  The first film held the previous record of $42.5 milion.  The family film brought out an audience that was 59% female and 60% under 25.

The Intern [INTRN] debuted in second place with $18.2 million.  The audience for the workplace comedy skewed 89% over 25.

Last week's champ Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials [MAZE2] declined 54% to $14.0 million and third overall.  The sci-fi sequel stands at $51.7 million.

Everest [EVRST] grossed $13.1 million in its expansion to wide release.  The disaster film has earned $23.1 million.

Black Mass [BMASS] finished fifth with $11.5 million.  The crime drama dropped 49% in its second weekend to bring its total to $42.6 million.

Debuting at number nine, The Green Inferno [GRNFR] took in $3.5 million. 

Pawn Sacrifice [PAWNS] scored just $1.0 million in its expansion to 781 theaters.

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 $47,500,000 $47,500,000
2 THE INTERN $18,225,000 $18,225,000
3 MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS $14,000,000 $51,685,000
4 EVEREST $13,091,130 $23,130,935
5 BLACK MASS $11,510,000 $42,608,000
6 THE VISIT $6,749,925 $52,260,505
7 THE PERFECT GUY $4,750,000 $48,871,000
8 WAR ROOM $4,275,000 $56,000,000
9 THE GREEN INFERNO $3,494,000 $3,494,000
10 SICARIO $1,770,000 $2,350,594
11 A WALK IN THE WOODS $1,100,000 $27,250,000
12 PAWN SACRIFICE $1,020,979 $1,315,410

 



Tag(s): HTRN2, INTRN, MAZE2, EVRST, BMASS, GRNFR, PAWNS

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By Antibody on Sunday, September 27, 2015 @ 10:38 AM 1533 views

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