Only The Brave, A Madea Halloween, Snowman & Geostorm Open In Movie Theaters

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Only The Brave, The Snowman, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, Geostorm and Same Kind Of Different As Me Open In Movie Theaters Across St. Louis This Weekend. 

Only The Brave, The Snowman, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, Geostorm and Same Kind of Different As Me open in movie theaters around St. Louis this weekend. Home Again is among the movies that make their way to Keller 8 Cinema in South County. Spider-Man: Homecoming and The House are among the movies now available to rent at your local Redbox.

Boo 2! A Madea Halloween opens tonight at MX Movies. Blade Runner 2049 and Happy Death Day are also showing this weekend at at the movie theater in downtown St. Louis.

It’s the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.

Only The Brave, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween and Geostorm open in movie theaters this weekend. Check out the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.
Only The Brave, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween and Geostorm open in movie theaters this weekend. Check out the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.

Recapping Last Weekend

Happy Death Day took the weekend box office crown in its debut last weekend with receipts of $26 million. The Foreigner managed $13 million in its debut with Marshall bringing in $3 million while playing on just 821 screens across the country.

Professor Marston & the Wonder Women brought in $736,883 while playing on 1,229 screens nationwide for a per-screen average of just $600.

Blade Runner 2049 followed its $32.8 million opening weekend with a $15.5 million second weekend of release.

Opening This Weekend

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

Tyler Perry is back with Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, in movie theaters this weekend. Boo! A Madea Halloween made $28.5 million during its opening weekend last October.

Perry initially did not want to do a Halloween movie, but was convinced to do so by Lionsgate. The film was such a financial success that Perry decided to make this sequel, which features Medea’s grandniece Tiffany again attempting to make her way to the fraternity Halloween party.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $23.8 million for Boo 2! A Madea Halloween.

Boo 2! A Madea Halloween trailer

Only The Brave

Only The Brave, in theaters nationwide this weekend, is based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots.  The story of the “specialist wildlife fighter” crew’s fight against the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona back in June of 2013 was first told by Sean Flynn in the pages of GQ.

Taylor Kitsch, Jeff Bridges, Miles Teller and Josh Brolin portray firefighters on the big screen. Brolin, who recently completed filming on Deadpool 2 and Sicario sequel Soldado, lost 40 pounds for this role. The role is somewhat familiar to Brolin, who worked as a volunteer firefighter in Arizona before his film career took off.

Jennifer Connelly, Andie MacDowelll and James Badge Dale are also among the cast.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $12.3 million for Only The Brave.

Only The Brave trailer

The Snowman

The Snowman, in movie theaters this weekend, centers on the search for an elusive serial killer. The killer has a unique calling card,  women disappear and a snowman appears. Michael Fassbender plays Harry Hole, the detective on the hunt for the killer. Rebecca Ferguson plays Katrine Bratt, a recruit who helps Hole in his search.

Val Kilmer, Charlotte Gainsbourg, J. K. Simmons and Chloe Sevigny  are also among the cast of the film.

The Snowman is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Jo Nesbo. The book is actually the seventh book in Nesbo’s Harry Hole series. 

Director Tomas Alfredson has publicly said that a tight shooting schedule in Norway led to only a portion of the script being filmed.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $8 million for The Snowman.

The Snowman trailer

Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me, in movie theaters this weekend, is based on the book of the same name by Ron Hall, Denver Moore and Lynn Vincent.

The book centers on the friendship that developed between Ron Hall and Denver Moore despite their different paths in life. Hall, played by Greg Kinnear, is an art dealer while Moore (Djimon Hounsou)

The cast also includes Renee Zellweger, Olivia Holt, Jon Voight and Stephanie Leigh Schlund.

Same Kind of Different As Me trailer

Geostorm

Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess,  Abbie Cornish, Andy Garcia and Ed Harris star in Geostorm, in movie theaters nationwide this weekend.

The disaster flick looks at what would happen if satellites orbiting the earth meant to control the weather instead suddenly turned to attacking the planet.

The opening of Geostorm this weekend was supposed to happen 18 months ago. There are reports floating around that aside for the typical production work that a big-budget movie like this requires, reshoots were also done after poor test screenings. Even with the delay, some outlets are openly asking if this may be the worst possible time to release a movie like this.

Backers of the film have attempted to combat these forces working against them with clever marketing like this taxi prank with Krivicka,

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $11.6 million for Geostorm.

Geostorm trailer

See Home Again At Keller 8 Cinema This Weekend

Keller 8 Cinema in South County welcomes a host of movies this weekend to the second-run theater. See Jennifer Lawrence in Mother!, Reese Witherspoon in Home Again, Stronger with Jake Gyllenhaal or Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson in The Hitman’s Bodyguard.

Witherspoon stars as a recently divorced single mother who invites three young filmmakers to join her and her two daughters in their Los Angeles home. Check out the Home Again trailer below.

Home Again trailer

 

 Make It A Redbox Night With Spider-Man: Homecoming or The House

Spider-Man: Homecoming and The House are both among the movies now available to rent at your local Redbox.

The House, starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, made just $25.6 million domestically at the box office. Now that it’s available to rent at Redbox, the comedic duo should make this one well worth the rental.

Spider-Man: Homecoming was a huge financial success over the summer, taking in just shy of $900 million worldwide.

Check out the trailer below.

Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer

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