'Madea Halloween' sequel takes No. 1, 'Geostorm' flops

(Image Source: MGN)
By  | 

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tyler Perry's "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" has scared up a healthy audience in its first weekend in theaters. Studio estimates on Sunday say the comedy sequel earned $21.7 million from 2,388 theaters to easily take first place.

In second place is the long-delayed disaster epic "Geostorm," which opened to a dismal $13.3 million against a reported $120 million production budget. Gerard Butler stars in the film from first-time director Dean Devlin, who produced "Independence Day."

Holdovers took third and fourth places, with "Happy Death Day" bringing in $9.4 million and "Blade Runner 2049" adding $7.2 million.

The fact-based firefighter drama "Only the Brave" opened in fifth place with $6 million from 2,577 screens, while the poorly reviewed adaptation of "The Snowman" tanked in eighth with $3.4 million.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)



 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus