April 18 2016

The Jungle Book swings to the top of the box office

Disney has scored another live-action hit.

The Jungle Book scored the second highest opening for April with a very healthy $103.56M. It also took in $187.4M at the foreign box office for a total of $290.96M off of a $175M budget.

It has been 12 years since the last Barbershop film, Barbershop: The Next Cut came in second with $20.21M.

Melissa McCarthy slipped to third place in its second weekend with The Boss, falling 56.9 percent.It took in $10.17M for a domestic total of $40.35M off of a $29M budget.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice fell to fourth place with $9M. It now stands at  $311.31M domestically and $516M foreign for a global total of $827.31M off of a $250M budget.

Zootopia is still going strong and landed in fifth place this week with $8.23M for a new domestic total of $307.47M and a global total of $882.27M.

The biggest release next weekend is The Huntsman: Winter’s War.

Curious how I think these films will do? Check out my The Movies of 2016 – 1st Quarter report.

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