After a great start last weekend, Suicide Squad loses much of its attendance but still manages with $ 43.7 million in additional revenue to maintain its leading position in the US box office.
American box office of 12 to 14 August 2016: Top 5
Suicide Squad holds good! After a great start last weekend, the best ever for the month of August, the film loses 67.3% of its attendance but still manages with 43.7 * million in revenue further, to maintain its leading position in the US box office. The super-villains DC Comics now total 222.8 million greenbacks after ten days of operation. Worldwide, after twelve days in theaters, Suicide Squad has earned 465.3 million dollars in revenue.
Second in the ranking, the animated film Sausage party starts strong with 33.6 * million in revenue. Rated R (children 17 and under can not go see the movie without parental accompaniment), the film follows in the footsteps of a comedy in the same vein, Ted, who began his US career with a first week -end 33.5 million greenbacks.
“Jason Bourne” stronger than “the Bourne Identity”!
In the third place, the feature Disney Pete’s dragon , a new version of the classic 1977 totaled 21.5 * million in revenue for its opening weekend. A performance slightly higher than that achieved by The BFG Steven Spielberg’s previous generation Disney who earned 18.7 million greenbacks during its first three days in theaters.
Finally, note that ‘with a total of 126.7 * million in revenue, ongoing career, the feature Jason Bourne exceeds the score in late career with the Bourne Identity (121.6), the first installment of the action franchise.
* the figures in the article are estimates issued Sunday night by the specialized company Exhibitor Relations and announced by the website Box Office Mojo.