War Room takes the box-office as Transporter Refueled battles Mission Impossible
With only a few new films for moviegoers to choose from, former favorites hang-on to the top-five for another week.
It was another slow week at the box-office as “War Room” from Sony Pictures took the top-spot at the domestic box-office. The film brought-in an additional $9.35M at the box-office this weekend, raising the film’s domestic total to just over $27M since its release last week. The film follows a religious and seemingly perfect family as they look to fix their problems with the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman. The film was directed by Alex Kendrick, who co-wrote the film with Stephen Kendrick. The film stars Priscilla C. Shirer, T.C. Stallings and Karen Abercrombie.
“War Room” managed to dethrone “Straight Outta Compton” from Universal Pictures. The long-standing number-one hit fell to second-place this week with $8.8M over 3,097 location. The has now earned just over $147.7M since it’s release.
One of the few films to open this week took third-place overall at theaters. “A Walk In The Woods” from Broad Green Pictures made $8.25M across 1,960 locations. The film follows two friends as the hike through the Appalachian Trail. The film stars Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Emma Thompson.
Action-film “Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation” from Paramount Pictures brought in $7.15M this weekend, taking fourth-place overall at the domestic box-office and passing $180.38M overall since its domestic debut. “Mission Impossible” did manage to beat “The Transporter Refueled,” which debut in theaters this week. The EuropaCorp film managed to secure the bottom of the top-five list with $7.13M across 3,434 locations. The film stars Ed Skrein, Loan Chabanol, and Ray Stevenson and follows a former special-ops mercenary named Frank Martin. This mercenary enters into a game of chess with a femme-fatale and her three sidekicks who are looking for revenge against a sinister Russian kingpin. The film was directed by Camille Delamarre, based off a script written by Adam Cooper and Bill Collage.