Sully and When the Bough Breaks Debut In Theaters This Weekend
Sully, When the Bough Breaks and The Wild Like Are In Movies Theaters Around St. Louis This Weekend
Sully, When the Bough Breaks and The Wild Life are the top movies to open in movie theaters around St. Louis this weekend. Café Society begins showing at Keller 8 Cinema, while Now You See Me 2, Money Monster and Honey 3 are now available at Redbox.
Sully opens tonight at MX Movies in downtown St. Louis and will be showing throughout the weekend. When the Bough Breaks and Don’t Breathe are also showing at the downtown theater.
Recapping Last Weekend
Don’t Breathe took the weekend box office crown over the weekend with a $19.7 million second weekend. Suicide Squad brought in $12.7 million in its fifth weekend of release to pass the $300 million mark domestically. Worldwide the film has earned $675 million.
The Light Between Oceans debuted with $6.2 million across just 1,500 screens nationwide. By comparison, Suicide Squad was still playing on 3,292 screens across the country in its fifth weekend of release.
Opening This Weekend
The “Miracle on the Hudson” story makes its way to theaters this weekend with Tom Hanks starring in Sully. The film is based on Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’s memoir, “Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters.” While Harrison Ford was instrumental in getting the film made, Sullenberger worked extensively with Hanks getting him ready for the role. Another heavyweight, Clint Eastwood, directed the film.
How close is it to the true story? The flight investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board aren’t very happy with how they are portrayed in the movie. History vs Hollywood has a breakdown the real-life story versus the movie.
Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $19.8 million for Sully.
When the Bough Breaks
Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Theo Rossi and Jax Sinclair star in the psychological thriller When the Bough Breaks, in theaters this weekend. The film centers on a young couple and their surrogate. The surrogate then becomes obsessed with the husband and a nightmare for the couple in general. Jon Cassar directs the film written by Jack Olsen. Cassar is best known for producing 24.
As star Chestnut tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the script was partially inspired by events that happened to producer Dylan Sellers. Bustle says When the Bough Breaks is scarier than most people probably expect.
Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $22.7 million for When the Bough Breaks.
When the Bough Breaks trailer
The Wild Life
The best thing The Wild Life has going for it this weekend is that its an animated flick. If you need to take the kids to the movies, it’s your answer. The Los Angeles Times calls it “colorfully animated.” The film tells the age-old story of Robinson Crusoe through the eyes of wildlife.
Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $3.2 million for The Wild Life.
The Wild Life trailer
Catch It Before It’s Gone
Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell and Kristen Stewart are among the stars in Café Society, the newest film from Woody Allen. The film premiered back in July, technically and has earned $10.5 million thus far at the box office. It hasn’t expanded to more than 631 theaters in any weekend since its release.
Café Society trailer
Make It A Redbox Night
Julia Roberts and George Clooney make their way to your local Redbox in the Jodie Foster-directed Money Monster. The film made $41 million during its theater run domestically.
Now You See Me 2 and Honey 3: Dare to Dance are also among the new movies available.
Money Monster trailer
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