HOLLYWOOD, Aug 29, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — As predicted, the new thriller, “Don’t Breathe,” has become the No. 1 film at the box office, according to Box Office Mojo.
The film debuted with an estimated $26.1 million, out-performing industry professionals’ predictions. “Don’t Breathe,” starring Jane Levy and Stephen Lange, pulled in an additional $1.9 million overseas, bringing its worldwide total to $28.0 million.
Dropping to second place is “Suicide Squad,” which brought in an estimated $12.1 million over the weekend. The film, starring Margot Robbie, Will Smith and Viola Davis, has taken in $282.8 million domestically, with a global take of $635.9 million in its four weeks in theaters.
“Kubo and the Two Strings” jumped from fourth place to third place with a weekend estimated tally of $7.9 million. The animated film has a worldwide cume of $27.6 million for its two-week run.
“Sausage Party” drops from its second-place spot last week to fourth place. The R-rated animated film, starring the voices of Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey, earned an estimated $7.6 million for its second weekend, bringing its domestic total to $24.9 million. “Sausage Party” has earned $88.0 million worldwide.
Opening in fifth place is “Mechanic: Resurrection,” starring Jason Statham and Jessica Alba. The sequel to 2011’s “The Mechanic” earned a better-than-expected $7.5 million its debut weekend.