Star Trek Beyond, Lights Out & Ice Age: Collision Course Are In Theaters This Weekend.
Star Trek Beyond, Lights Out and Ice Age: Collision Course open in movie theaters around St. Louis this weekend. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising begins showing at Keller 8, while Steven Seagal’s Code of Honor is among the movies now available to rent at Redbox.
Star Trek Beyond opens tonight at MX Movies in downtown St. Louis. Ghostbusters and The Secret Life of Pets are also playing this weekend.
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Recapping Last Weekend
The female-led Ghostbusters mustered a solid $46 million opening weekend, but couldn’t take the weekend box office crown in its debut last weekend. The Secret Life of Pets brought in $50.8 weekend in its second weekend of release to take the crown for a second straight weekend. The Legend of Tarzan saw its receipts drop 45.5 percent to $11.4 million in its third weekend of release. Finding Dory brought in $11.2 million in its fifth weekend of release and has now made more than $445.7 million domestically.
Bryan Cranston’s The Infiltrator made $5.3 million in its debut.
Opening This Weekend
Star Trek Beyond
The reviews of Star Trek Beyond have generally been along the lines of the New York Times review that says this third film in the franchise “sticks to its brand.” The Wall Street Journal polled 50 Star Trek fans who saw Beyond at Comic-Con in San Diego. 42 of the 50 gave the film a rating in the “A” range.
Two deaths behind the scenes have played a major role in the story of Star Trek Beyond. Leonard Nimoy passed away before the film began production, while Anton Yelchin who played the character Pavel Chekove in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, passed away in June.
Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend haul of $53.4 million for Star Trek Beyond.
Star Trek Beyond trailer
Need to scratch your horror movie itch? Lights Out should do the trick for you this weekend. Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle calls it a “little horror movie that delivers big frights” in his review of the film.
Maria Bello, who plays Sophie in the film, has brought some extra attention to the film with the ridiculous pants she wore to the Lights Out premiere.
A.A. Dowd’s review of Lights Out for A.V Club looks beyond the scary movie aspect of the film to look at what it says about clinical depression.
Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $10.2 million for Lights Out.
Lights Out trailer
Ice Age: Collision Course
Ice Age is back for its fifth film since 2002 with Ice Age: Collision Course, in theaters this weekend. The original 2002 film made $383 million worldwide against an estimated production budget of $59 million. The four films in the franchise have combined made more than $729 million domestically.
Peter Hartlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle was not very happy to have to review this latest Ice Age film and his review let that be known. His viewpoint extends to other film critics who have reviewed the film. If your kids are fans of the other Ice Age films, they will probably enjoy this one.
Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $28.3 million for Ice Age: Collision Course.
Ice Age: Collision Course trailer
Catch It Before It’s Gone
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising makes its way to Keller 8 Cinema in South County this weekend. The sequel starring Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen and Chloe Moretz has made just north of $100 million during its theater run.
Neighbors 2 is scheduled to be released on Redbox on October 18, 2016.
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising trailer
Make It A Redbox Night
Code of Honor
Steven Seagal is still starring in movies, if you can believe it. His latest film, Code of Honor, is new to Redbox this week. Steven Seagal stars a Robert Sikes, a vigilant who isn’t as much of the star of the film as people would like.
Code of Honor trailer
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