The House with a Clock in its Wall Wins the Sleepy Weekend Box Office

Rose Advani |Sep 24, 2018

“The House with a Clock in its Wall” got to number 1 at the North American box office with an estimated $26.9 million without any trouble, while Michael Moore's Donald Trump-themed documentary, Fahrenheit 11/9, fell flat.

"The House with a Clock in its Wall" Wins the Sleepy Weekend Box Office

The latest production of Eli Rothof easily topped North American box office on a quiet weekend in multiplexes. The film earned a positive result of $26.9 million while the ambitious movies "Fahrenheit 11/9," and "Assassination Nation" fell short.

In "The House with a Clock in its Wall", an orphan namely Lewis. Film veterans Jack Black and Cate Blanchet, along with Eli Roth in the director’s chair, helped to boost the film above earlier projections.

By contrast, the new film by Michael Moore, Fahrenheit 11/9 isn't doing so well as expected. The anti-Donald Trump film was expected to be a bombing at the office box; however, it just came in at just over 3 million in its opening weekend.  Meanwhile, “Assassination Nations”, an explosive drama, took in only 1 million in 1403 locations.

"The House with a Clock on its Wall"

Although creator Dan Fogelman’s “This Is Us” is one the most expected series, “Life Itself” didn’t even stand at the top 10. It pocketed just $2.1 million from 2,609 screens in spite of a starry cast including Olivia Wilde, Oscar Isaac, and Antonio Banderas.

Holdovers “A Simple Favor”, featuring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, and Henry Golding came in the second place with $10.4 million. Warner Bros.’ landed in the next place.  “The Nun” with $10.2 million, earned a total of up to $100 million.

Bleecker Street’s “Colette” gained $156,000 when it released in four cinemas, the equivalent of a $39,000 per theater. Jacques Audiard's dark Western “The Sisters Brothers” picked up approximately $122,000 from four movie houses for a per-theater average of more than $30,500. Fox’s “The Predator” dropped to No.4 with a 65% fall after leading the North American box office last weekend.


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