Weekend Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Dominates In Second Weekend

Collider | 8/5/2018 | Vinnie Mancuso
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Tom Cruise—that insane helicopter flying mountain climber, Olympic sprinter, and occasional actor—was unstoppable this weekend at the box office. Mission: Impossible – Fallout hauled in an impressive $35 million in its second weekend in theaters for just a 42% dip, handily taking home the top spot over Disney’s Christopher Robin, which debuted to the tune of $25,003,000.

It’s not a terrible showing for Winnie the Pooh and the rest of the Hundred Acre Wood crew; the live-action Ewan McGregor vehicle’s opening take was on the lower end of estimates but not entirely out of its expected opening range. Plus, the film is still sitting pretty critically with an A Cinemascore. It’s just simply not a match for the sixth Mission: Impossible movie, which, in fairness, A) Demands to be seen in IMAX, and B) Absolutely owns. (Read Matt Goldberg’s review right here.) With a choice between Winnie the Pooh’s undeniable adorableness and Cruise’s willingness...
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