It’s a generally-accepted expectation of new releases to reel in top numbers at the box office on their opening weekend—this week, that was not the case. This weekend, the top spot was occupied by a holdout from three weeks ago: Identity Thief, which pulled in $14 million, for a very respectable total of over $93.6 million, according to Box Office Mojo. read more

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  • Weekend Box Office: IDENTITY THIEF Sneaks Past SNITCH on ...
    If Snitch was an underwhelming presence at number two, what can be said about the weekend’s second wide release, Dark Skies? From 2,313 locations, the sci-fi thriller took in an estimated $8.85 ...
    09/9/2020 - 2:54 am | View Website
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    The Oscars proved to be too much competition for the new releases as neither Snitch nor Dark Skies were able to find much success. Indeed, it was Identity Thief that rose to top spot in its third week of release. Most films in the top five were able to at least match expectations, but the overall box office still plummeted 27% from last weekend to just $103 million.
    09/4/2020 - 11:42 am | View Website
  • Box Office: Identity Thief Steals Oscar Weekend as Snitch ...
    Box Office: Identity Thief Steals Oscar Weekend as Snitch, Dark Skies Fail to Step Up Three-week-old comedy returns to No. 1 spot; Best Picture nominees stay solid, with yet another contender ...
    08/7/2020 - 10:21 am | View Website
  • Box Office Report: 'Identity Thief' Outwits 'Snitch' With ...
    Melissa McCarthy's Identity Thief reclaimed the top spot at the domestic box office in its third weekend, narrowly besting Dwayne Johnson's new action-thriller Snitch with $14.1 million and ...
    08/7/2020 - 3:47 am | View Website
  • Weekend Box Office: 'Snitch' Leads The Weekend, 'Identity ...
    The romance has grossed $40.98 domestically since its Feb. 14 release. Keri Russell's "Dark Skies" also opened this weekend, taking the number four spot for Friday. The thriller made $3.1 million across 2,313 theaters. Rounding out the top five was the latest installment in the "Die Hard" franchise, "A Good Day To Die Hard."
    07/21/2020 - 6:12 pm | View Website
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