Looks like the pairing of Denzel and Mark Wahlberg provided enough star power to propel a 2 Guns box office win for the weekend. The film took first place at the box office this weekend with $27.3M.
The Wolverine is still hanging on by his claws, coming in second with a weekend take of about $22M, bringing its total to $95M. The Smurfs 2 was in third place, and the well-received spooker The Conjuring is proving it has staying power, landing in fourth place and collecting an impressive $108M so far in theaters. Despicable Me 2 also keeps on chugging, rounding out the weekend top five and earning an impressive $326.6M in cinemas.
Here’s a complete breakdown of the top ten for the weekend ending Sunday, August 4th.
1 2 Guns – $27,361,000
2 The Wolverine – $21,725,000
3 The Smurfs 2 – $18,200,000
4 The Conjuring – $13,660,000
5 Despicable Me 2 – $10,391,000
6 Grown Ups 2 – $8,100,000
7 Turbo – $6,400,000
8 Red 2 – $5,650,000
9 The Heat – $4,725,000
10 Pacific Rim – $4,570,000
Next week sees Matt Damon and crazy Sharlto Copley duke it out in Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium. Also of note is Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, the comedy We’re the Millers, and Disney’s Planes. What did you see this weekend, and what will you be spending your hard-earned on this coming week? Was it a surprise to see a 2 Guns box office win? Give us your thoughts in the comments below.
Source: Box Office Mojoby