• ‘The Meg' Takes a Bite Out of ‘Mission: Impossible' at the Box Office

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    Film critics, you're going to need a bigger boat.
    ''The Meg,'' a Warner Bros. thriller featuring a 70-foot shark, smashed forecasts to open as the No. 1 film in North American theaters this weekend, toppling Tom Cruise's "Mission: Impossible" and outdrawing a new Spike Lee picture.
    Starring Jason Statham as a diving expert on a rescue mission, "The Meg" brought in $44.5 million in the U.S and Canada, researcher ComScore Inc. estimated Sunday in an email, beating "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" at $20 million. Sony Corp.'s horror film, ''Slender Man,'' opened with $11.3 million, while Lee's...
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  • 'The Meg' proves that even a silly shark movie works in this year's box office, as it wins the weekend with a surprising $44.5 million

    7 days ago - By Chron

    Warner Bros.
    Warner Bros.' "The Meg" earned $44.5 million to win the weekend box office.
    That doubles the industry projection for the movie.
    It's now the highest-grossing live-action shark movie ever , and the biggest opening this summer for a non-sequel movie.
    Just how good has this year's summer box office been to Hollywood? Even a shark movie that has more of a "Sharknado" feel than "Jaws" is making a killing at the multiplex.
    Warner Bros.' "The Meg," starring Jason Statham versus a prehistoric shark, took in an incredible $44.5 million at the domestic box office, doubling industry...
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  • 'The Meg' proves that even a silly shark movie works in this year's box office, as it wins the weekend with a surprising $44.5 million

    'The Meg' proves that even a silly shark movie works in this year's box office, as it wins the weekend with a surprising $44.5 million

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Warner Bros.' "The Meg" earned $44.5 million to win the weekend box office.
    That doubles the industry projection for the movie.
    It's now the highest-grossing live-action shark movie ever , and the biggest opening this summer for a non-sequel movie.
    Just how good has this year's summer box office been to Hollywood? Even a shark movie that has more of a "Sharknado" feel than "Jaws" is making a killing at the multiplex.
    Warner Bros.' "The Meg," starring Jason Statham versus a prehistoric shark, took in an incredible $44.5 million at the domestic box office, doubling industry expectations...
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  • 'The Meg' proves that even a silly shark movie works in this year's box office, as it wins the weekend with a surprising $44.5 million

    'The Meg' proves that even a silly shark movie works in this year's box office, as it wins the weekend with a surprising $44.5 million

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Warner Bros.' "The Meg" earned $44.5 million to win the weekend box office.
    That doubles the industry projection for the movie.
    It's now the highest-grossing live-action shark movie ever , and the biggest opening this summer for a non-sequel movie.
    Just how good has this year's summer box office been to Hollywood? Even a shark movie that has more of a "Sharknado" feel than "Jaws" is making a killing at the multiplex.
    Warner Bros.' "The Meg," starring Jason Statham versus a prehistoric shark, took in an incredible $44.5 million at the domestic box office, doubling industry expectations...
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