Weekend Actuals: ‘Sully’ Doesn’t Crash-Land w/ $35.0M; ‘When the Bough Breaks’ Debuts w/ $14.2M; ‘The Wild Life’ Hardly Wild w/ $3.3M

Warner Bros.’ drama Sully, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Clint Eastwood, may never become an in-flight movie but still topped the box office this weekend with $35.02 million. Sony’s psychological thriller When the Bough Breaks took second place with a $14.20 million debut. Lionsgate’s animated film The Wild Life had among the lowest openings for a film playing around 2,500 theaters with $3.34 million.

Weekend Actuals for Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11, 2016:

WIDE (1000+)

# TITLE WEEKEND LOCATIONS AVG. TOTAL WKS. DIST.
1 Sully $35,028,301 3,525 $9,937 $35,028,301 1 Warner Bros.
2 When the Bough Breaks $14,202,323 2,246 $6,323 $14,202,323 1 Sony / Screen Gems
3 Don’t Breathe $8,250,225 -48% 3,384 333 $2,438 $66,873,383 3 Sony / TriStar
4 Suicide Squad $5,723,038 -42% 3,103 -189 $1,844 $307,480,891 6 Warner Bros.
5 The Wild Life (2016) $3,342,697 2,493 $1,341 $3,342,697 1 Lionsgate / Summit
6 Kubo and the Two Strings $3,301,748 -48% 2,335 -650 $1,414 $40,919,428 4 Focus
7 Pete’s Dragon (2016) $3,101,390 -51% 2,685 -587 $1,155 $70,150,043 5 Disney
8 Bad Moms $2,593,665 -46% 1,888 -418 $1,374 $107,289,931 7 STX Entertainment
9 Hell or High Water $2,461,321 -45% 1,445 142 $1,703 $19,407,582 5 CBS Films / Lionsgate
10 Sausage Party $2,342,003 -55% 2,071 -695 $1,131 $93,224,582 5 Sony / Columbia
11 War Dogs $2,027,498 -58% 1,781 -1067 $1,138 $39,802,216 4 Warner Bros.
12 The Light Between Oceans $1,849,477 -61% 1,500 0 $1,233 $9,460,503 2 Disney / DreamWorks
13 Jason Bourne $1,746,625 -56% 1,510 -466 $1,157 $158,727,915 7 Universal
14 Mechanic: Resurrection $1,714,690 -61% 1,901 -357 $902 $18,660,951 3 Lionsgate / Summit
15 The Secret Life of Pets $1,542,755 -56% 1,410 -659 $1,094 $361,840,530 10 Universal
16 The Disappointments Room $1,402,823 1,554 $903 $1,402,823 1 Relativity Studios
17 Florence Foster Jenkins $853,653 -60% 1,062 -279 $804 $25,723,456 5 Paramount
18 Morgan $504,908 -75% 2,020 0 $250 $3,598,379 2 20th Century Fox
19 Hands of Stone $175,163 -86% 1,103 -908 $159 $4,553,422 3 The Weinstein Company

LIMITED (100 — 999)

# TITLE WEEKEND LOCATIONS AVG. TOTAL WKS. DIST.
1 No Manches Frida $2,113,497 -43% 465 103 $4,545 $7,332,279 2 Lionsgate / Pantelion
2 Star Trek Beyond $932,417 -62% 748 -454 $1,247 $156,578,044 8 Paramount
3 Baar Baar Dekho $612,363 146 $4,194 $612,363 1 Eros International
4 Ben-Hur (2016) $571,787 -74% 974 -1193 $587 $25,573,081 4 Paramount
5 Finding Dory $419,113 -80% 490 -1585 $855 $483,550,190 13 Disney
6 Lights Out $313,413 -44% 348 -98 $901 $66,764,106 8 Warner Bros. / New Line
7 Southside with You $301,968 -77% 444 -453 $680 $5,989,242 3 Roadside / Miramax
8 Don’t Think Twice $294,878 -35% 175 10 $1,685 $3,500,321 8 The Film Arcade
9 Ghostbusters (2016) $281,757 -74% 356 -735 $791 $126,984,652 9 Sony / Columbia
10 Ice Age: Collision Course $273,644 -60% 309 -383 $886 $63,171,684 8 Fox
11 The Legend of Tarzan $176,683 -35% 226 -26 $782 $126,585,313 11 Warner Bros.
12 Nine Lives (2016) $175,710 -53% 267 -118 $658 $19,154,886 6 EuropaCorp Films
13 The BFG $171,412 -45% 211 -9 $812 $55,070,087 11 Disney / DreamWorks
14 Greater $154,152 -56% 153 -22 $1,008 $1,566,522 3 Hammond Entertainment
15 Cafe Society $144,048 -48% 142 -48 $1,014 $10,747,719 9 Lionsgate / Amazon
16 Nerve $140,999 -79% 213 -548 $662 $38,070,735 7 Lionsgate
17 Equity $80,018 194 $412 $1,455,048 7 Sony Pictures Classics
18 Hillary’s America – The Secret History of the Democratic Party $60,827 -76% 169 -235 $360 $13,019,189 9 D’Souza EntertainmentQuality Flix

PLATFORM (1 — 99)

# TITLE WEEKEND LOCATIONS AVG. TOTAL WKS. DIST.
1 Captain Fantastic $90,361 -41% 94 -28 $961 $5,485,896 10 Bleecker Street
2 Train To Busan $67,261 2% 16 1 $4,204 $1,867,442 8 Inc. Well Go USA
3 A Beautiful Planet $63,519 -56% 34 -2 $1,868 $6,042,798 20 IMAX
4 The Hollars $63,123 32 $1,973 $262,376 3 Sony Pictures Classics
5 A Tale of Love and Darkness $60,410 -53% 64 -2 $944 $477,869 4 Focus World
6 Indignation $59,745 -60% 72 -44 $830 $3,216,364 7 Roadside / Summit
7 The Shallows $55,042 -56% 51 -29 $1,079 $55,046,393 12 Sony / Columbia
8 Little Men (2016) $54,141 -43% 59 2 $918 $512,455 6 Magnolia Pictures
9 The Jungle Book (2016) $52,030 -55% 87 -22 $598 $363,933,787 22 Disney
10 Mia Madre $40,500 -29% 35 17 $1,157 $182,950 3 Music Box Films
11 Tunnel $39,786 -68% 19 -7 $2,094 $533,238 3 Well Go USA
12 Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates $38,806 -59% 56 -33 $693 $45,928,533 10 Fox
13 Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World $38,709 -39% 41 -5 $944 $490,546 4 Magnolia Pictures
14 Other People $36,997 12 $3,083 $36,997 1 Vertical Entertainment
15 Kicks $32,111 3 $10,704 $32,111 1 Focus World
16 Germans & Jews $31,898 2 $15,949 $36,040 14 First Run Features
17 The People vs. Fritz Bauer $30,599 21 $1,457 $179,060 4 Cohen Media Group
18 Ixcanul $30,032 30% 10 1 $3,003 $132,360 4 Kino Lorber
19 White Girl $26,385 -23% 8 5 $3,298 $76,631 2 FilmRise
20 The Infiltrator $25,877 -34% 49 -11 $528 $15,375,478 9 Broad Green Pictures
21 Captain America: Civil War $24,940 -80% 54 -27 $462 $408,060,083 19 Disney
22 Author: The JT Leroy Story $23,413 5 $4,683 $23,413 1 Magnolia Pictures
23 Anthropoid $19,610 -67% 37 -22 $530 $2,943,051 5 Bleecker Street
24 Howards End (2016 re-release) $19,248 9 $2,139 $133,990 3 Cohen Media Group
25 Dekalog $17,485 -6% 5 2 $3,497 $47,849 2 Janus Films
26 Independence Day: Resurgence $16,760 -89% 42 -349 $399 $103,137,295 12 Fox
27 The Innocents $16,397 43% 21 6 $781 $1,008,710 11 Music Box Films
28 Naam Hai Akira $15,824 -88% 51 -20 $310 $212,285 2 FIP
29 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie $13,126 -40% 22 -1 $597 $4,731,933 8 Fox Searchlight
30 In Order Of Disappearance $12,820 0% 10 3 $1,282 $39,093 3 Magnet Releasing
31 Cameraperson $12,760 1 $12,760 $12,760 1 Janus Films
32 The Angry Birds Movie $10,849 140% 24 4 $452 $107,506,776 17 Sony / Columbia
33 Love & Friendship $8,275 64% 12 2 $690 $14,008,906 18 Roadside / Amazon
34 Morris from America $8,234 -41% 20 0 $412 $72,121 4 A24
35 Elevator To The Gallows (2016 re-release) $6,946 73% 4 2 $1,737 $69,687 6 Rialto Pictures
36 Happy Bhaag Jayegi $5,451 -81% 78 0 $70 $349,099 4 Eros International
37 My King $4,316 -19% 11 3 $392 $42,264 5 Film Movement
38 As I Open My Eyes $4,189 1 $4,189 $4,189 1 Kino Lorber
39 Tickled $2,530 -16% 4 0 $633 $604,808 13 Magnolia Pictures
40 The Tenth Man $2,454 391% 1 0 $2,454 $47,696 6 Kino Lorber
41 Fatima $1,906 -60% 1 0 $1,906 $33,683 3 Kino Lorber
42 Swiss Army Man $1,604 -58% 3 -5 $535 $4,195,590 12 A24
43 Our Kind of Traitor $1,319 4% 3 0 $440 $3,152,725 11 Roadside Attractions
44 The Lobster $1,232 -8% 4 -2 $308 $9,071,246 25 A24
45 My Love, Don’t Cross That River $1,087 2370% 1 0 $1,087 $81,916 13
46 Sea of Trees $909 -88% 3 -98 $303 $20,083 3 A24 Films
47 Spa Night $656 -84% 1 -1 $656 $32,975 4 Strand Releasing
48 The Witness (2016) $579 1 $579 $154,622 15 FilmRise
49 Men Go to Battle $277 8% 1 0 $277 $17,564 10 Film Movement
50 Neither Heaven Nor Earth $270 -78% 1 0 $270 $10,162 6 Film Movement
51 Last Cab to Darwin $31 -78% 1 0 $31 $32,848 14 First Run Features
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