Weekend Box Office: ‘Miss Peregrine’ debuts at No. 1

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HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 3, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — Although it opened to some mediocre reviews, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” managed to take over the top slot as the fantasy adventure took in an estimated $28.0 million on its opening weekend.

The film, starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield and Samuel L. Jackson, also took home an additional $36.0 million from overseas markets, bringing its total worldwide take to $65.0 million.

Opening in the second spot was “Deepwater Horizon,” starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film debuted to an estimated U.S. total of $20.6 million. The disaster film, which scored an 82 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, took in an additional $12.4 million from its international release, bringing its worldwide tally to $33.0 million.

Dropping from first place to third place, “The Magnificent Seven” did an estimated $15.7 million in its second weekend in release. The remake, starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke, has an estimated worldwide total of $108.1 million.

In fourth place is the animated film “Storks,” starring the voices of Andy Samberg and Jennifer Aniston. The family comedy took in an estimated $13.8 million in its second weekend out. The film has a worldwide total of $77.6 million.

“Sully” lands in the fifth spot. The biopic based on the book “Miracle on the Hudson,” telling the story of Captain Chesley Sullenberger’s landing his damaged jet in the Hudson River, brought home an estimated $8.4 million over the weekend. The film, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Clint Eastwood, has a global total of $151.6 million.


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