UPDATE: ‘The Fate Of The Furious’ Remains No. 1 At Box Office With $38.4 Million

Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious remains in the number one spot, grossing another $38.4 million in its second weekend at the box office. Even though it made another decent amount, the eighth film in The Fast and the Furious series, dropped 61% from last week, where it made $98.8 million. That still doesn’t mean anything though since the drop in a film’s second weekend is to be expected and the previous Fast films have made similar drops during their release. Domestically, it has now grossed $163.4 million and $908.4 million globally.

Still in second place is the animated film The Boss Baby with $13 million and has garnered a gross amount $137 million. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast holds the number three spot and it brought in an additional $9.9 million, bringing its domestic total to $471 million. Coming in fourth place is Smurfs: The Lost Village with $4.8 million. Rounding out the top five is the comedy Going in Style with $4.9 million flat and a gross domestic total of $31.6 million over a three week period.

Elsewhere at the box office is Disney’s Born in China in sixth place with $4.79 million.  the Katherine Heigl and Rosario Dawson film, Unforgettable, didn’t even make the top five and grossed only $4.78 million. The Chris Evans movie, Gifted, also grossed $4.5 million, bringing its domestic total to $10.7 million so far. The period drama, The Promise, starring Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, and Charlotte Le Bon, made a very, very low amount with $4 million. The budget to make the film was a $100 million and so its opening weekend numbers are abysmal. The generally negative critical reception for the film didn’t help.

What did you see this weekend? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: Deadline

6 Theater-Worthy Movies To Look Forward To In April

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AprilMarch has ended and Spring has begun which means we’re already in the summer movie season. The biggest hits of last month both financially and critically were Beauty and the Beast, Kong: Skull Island, and Logan. April offers us a smaller and more intimate slate of films, giving us a well-deserved breath of fresh air from last month’s loaded offerings. This month’s films will put many of our favorite stars in roles that are both unique and diverse, which might surprise you.

Let’s take a look at what you can expect to come out this month in chronological order. Hit Next to continue!

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Mae Abdulbaki

Mae Abdulbaki

Mae Abdulbaki is an entertainment journalist and Weekend Editor at Heroic Hollywood. She's a geek, a lover of words, superheroes, and all things entertainment.