Minions Top Weekend Box Office
Posted on July 12, 2015
The Minions topped the box office this weekend. The film opened with $115 million. This is the second highest opening of all-time for an animated movie. Minions features the voices of Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Pierre Coffin and Steve Coogan.Minions was followed by Jurassic World which added $18.1 million to its growing box office gross. The film has now made over $590 million in the U.S. and nearly $1.5 billion worldwide. Inside Out made $17 million to bring its domestic gross to over $283 million.
Inside Out was followed by Terminator: Genisys, which made $13.7 million during its second weekend in theaters. Next was The Gallows, a horror film starring Reese Mishler, Pfeifer Brown, Ryan Shoos and Cassidy Gifford. It made $10 million which is a decent opening for the small budget horror movie. Gallows was followed by Magic Mike XXL and Ted 2.
Self/Less, a science fiction thriller starring Ryan Reynolds and Natalie Martinez, did not have a good opening. It made $5.3 million in 2,353 theaters for a low opening per theater average of $2,286. Meanwhile Baahubali:The Beginning, an Indian Telugu fantasy film, managed to make $3.5 million in just 236 theaters - a large per theater average of $15,148.
You can view the weekend box office chart here. The films opening this coming weekend including Ant-Man, starring Paul Rudd, and Trainwreck, starring Amy Schumer.