Adrift, Upgrade & Action Point Highlight Weekend Movie Guide

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Adrift, Upgrade And Action Point Open In Movie Theaters Around St. Louis This Weekend

Adrift, Upgrade and Action Point open in movie theaters nationwide this weekend. They highlight the Weekend Movie Guide this week. Moviegoers in St. Louis can also see The Seagull at Hi-Pointe as well. Jennifer Lawrence has a new film availale at Redbox this week with Red Sparrow. Game Night, Annihilation and The 15:17 To Paris are also among the movies now available to rent at your local Redbox.

Solo: A Star Wars Story, Deadpool 2 and Breaking In are all showing this weekend at MX Movies in downtown St. Louis.

It’s the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.

Adrift, Action Point and Upgrade highlight the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.
Adrift, Action Point and Upgrade highlight the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.

Recapping Last Weekend

Solo: A Star Wars Story topped the $100 million mark over Memorial Day Weekend in its first weekend of release. It’s $103 million in receipts badly underperformed compared to the prediction of $150 million that we shared last week in this space.

Deadpool 2 brought in $53.8 million over the holiday weekend, its second of release. Avengers: Infinity War brought in $22.5 million in its fifth weekend of release to push its domestic total at the box office passed the $625 million mark.

A Quiet Place crossed $180 million with $3 million in receipts in its eighth weekend of release. The film’s original budget was in the range of $17 million.

Opening This Weekend


Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin star in Adrift. Based on a true story, the film is in theaters this weekend.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $11.7 million for Adrift.

Adrift trailer

Action Point

Johnny Knoxville is back in Action Point, in theaters this weekend. Knoxville stars as D.C., a daredevil who decides to design and build his own amusement park.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening of $6.6 million for Action Point.

Action Point trailer


Logan Marshall-Green stars in Upgrade, a techno-thriller from Blumhouse. In theaters this weekend, the film is the latest from Blumhouse Productions. The studio has had hits like Whiplash, Get Out, The Purge, Split and Paranormal Activity.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $2.8 million for Upgrade.

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See The Seagull at Hi-Pointe Backlot This Weekend

Hi-Pointe Theatre is a hidden gem of St. Louis. The Hi-Pointe Backlot is even more so, hidden behind the main theater on McCausland Avenue. Hi-Pointe has been around since 1922 at the Southwest corner of Forest Park and below the world’s largest Amoco sign.

Hi-Pointe Backlot came on the scene in 2015 on the second floor of a building right behind the main theater. It took three years of rehab before the owners of Hi-Pointe spent 60 straight days putting the final touches on the space. The 48-seat theater has drawn stellar reviews from movie fans.

Tully plays at Hi-Pointe Theatre while The Seagull opens at Hi-Pointe Backlot this weekend.

The Seagull trailer

Make It A Redbox Night With Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow, Game Night, Annihilation and The 15:17 To Paris are all now available to rent at your local Redbox.

Jennifer Lawrence stars as a Russian ballerina-turned-spy Red Sparrow. Joel Edgerton and Matthias Schoenaerts also star.


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