Christopher Robin is a live action film starring Ewan McGregor as the leading role and tells the story of Robin reuniting with the honey-loving bear as an adult and rediscovering his playful imagination. Fox's YA dystopian thriller is battling a bleak 19% average on Rotten Tomatoes, though audiences seem slightly more enthusiastic with a B CinemaScore.
"We're in awe at the power of this film since February", Taff said. "We're happy with where it's at and we think it's got some runway being one of the only family options going forward".
"Christopher Robin" will not be in Chinese cinemas.
That's because China, who is famed for having a tight control on their Internet and other forms of mass media, has banned the movie across the country.
As it was previously reported, the latest installment of Mission Impossible has mostly been successful with an older demographic, more with Generation X rather than the millennials. The film has collected 55 crore* in one week flat and is continuing to go strong at the Box Office.
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Lionsgate's Mila Kunis/Kate McKinnon action comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me also fell just shy of expectations with a $12.35 million haul for a third place debut.
And a pair of poorly reviewed releases sputtered in nationwide release. Meanwhile, the teen sci-fi flick The Darkest Minds bowed at around $6 million and the pro-Trump documentary Death of a Nation, by recently pardoned Dinesh D'Souza, banked $2.5 million to $3 million in limited release, per the Hollywood Reporter.
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at USA and Canadian theatres, according to comScore. The musical has banked an additional $139 million from worldwide markets.
McQuarrie, who became the first filmmaker ever to return to direct a second 'Mission: Impossible' film, added: "I am incredibly proud of all the fantastic hard work that went into making it". 4 with $9 million and The Equalizer 2 at No. 5 with $8.8 million.
The Ethan Hunt saga has rustled up $124.4 million in the United States and $205 million internationally, in the later tracking 21 per cent ahead of Rogue Nation. This looks to be on par with the first Hotel Transylvania, which took in $148 million in 2012, while Hotel Transylvania 2 brought $169 million to the table in 2015.