By Sunday, the month's total box office intake was approximately $722.5 million, a 27 percent fall compared to the same period a year ago, with releases such as Pacific RimUprising and Tomb Raider failing to bring in audiences relative to their large budgets.
This is actually a drop compared to the original Pacific Rim movie that got $37.3 million back in 2013. In foreign territories, where the original "Pacific Rim" was more popular than in the US, the sequel is expected to collect around $122.5 million this weekend, with $65 million coming from China market.
MGM and Paramount's, a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) new animated family film Sherlock Gnomes opened to $10.6-M from 3,662 theaters at #4. The film has now made $630 million domestically; it will have to reach about $676 million to beat "The Avengers", from 2012, to become the biggest superhero film of all time, adjusting for inflation.
The surprise faith-based hit "I Can Only Imagine", starring Dennis Quaid, continued to draw audiences in its second week, making $13.8 million.
Love, Simon suffered a similar drop in its second week to those films, earning just $7.8 million capping its two-week total around $23.7 million.
As for next week, Taraji P. Henson is taking revenge to a whole new level.
Directed by Andrew Hyatt, the film also stars Jim Caviezel, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley, and John Lynch.
The animated film "Sherlock Gnomes" opened with $10.6 million for fourth place.
Pacific Rim Uprising is a 2018 American science fiction film, directed by Steven S. DeKnight (in his feature-film directorial debut) and written by DeKnight, Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, and T.S. Nowlin.
Following I Can Only Imagine'ssuccess, biblical drama Paul, Apostle of Christ opened in line with estimates with US$5 million at 1,473 sites over Palm Sunday weekend. Bleecker Street and Soderbergh's Fingerprint Releasing are handling the movie, which reportedly cost a mere $1.5 million to make. It made $1.5 million from 27 screens, averaging out to an impressive $58,148 per location. Fox Searchlight, coming off its best-picture win at the Academy Awards for "The Shape of Water", carefully selected the opening-weekend theatres to cater to Anderson's die-hard fans. It received a B CinemaScore. But it has also sparked questions of cultural appropriation. Where available, the latest global numbers also are included.
Sunday is expected to be partly sunny to mostly cloudy throughout the day with a southwest wind, 10 to 15 miles per hour . A back door cold front will touch off a few Sunday morning snow showers that will move through between 5 AM and 10 AM.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at more than 280 civilians and 1,500 Kurdish fighters. However, Manning indicated that the US would not leave Manbij or abandon support for the SDF.
Eighteen-year-old Sabrine Brismeur and 17-year-old Eden Kinlock came from schools 20 miles away to pass out water. At the same time, the poll found that almost half of Americans do not expect elected officials to take action.
Earlier this month, Snapchat drew the ire of many of Rihanna's fans when it posted an ad for the game "Would You Rather". Someone criticized her, and she replied, "you'll never understand the simple reason of 'because I don't want to'".
The Senate passed the spending bill by a 65-32 vote early Friday after the House of Representatives approved the measure Thursday. Senator Dianne Feinstein said: "If there is no DACA fix today it's because the president didn't want one".
The United States embrace that with open arms as military equipment sale to Saudi Arabia will create 40,000 American jobs . Trump and the crown prince underscored the strength of US-Saudi ties which suffered under the Obama administration.
Wednesday's tweet seemed like an acknowledgment from Trump that he wasn't going to get everything he wanted all at once. The White House also issued a formal statement of administration policy indicating Trump would sign the bill.
Liverpool Football Club remain adamant today that Mohamed Salah will not be sold to Real Madrid or anyone else in the summer. Yet German journalist Raphael Honigstein has claimed Salah was not Klopp's top Liverpool target back in the summer.
The relaxation of the overflight ban, said Spyer, is part of "warming relations behind the scenes" with Israel. Saudi Arabia - birthplace of Islam and home to its holiest shrines - does not recognize Israel.
One of Gordon Brown's first moves as chancellor in 1997 was to hand control of interest rates to an independent Bank of England . Britain's vote in June 2016 stoked inflation as the ensuing drop in the value of the pound raised the price of imported goods.
Careem said it had not yet received any official request to stop operations in Egypt, and continued to operate as normal. Uber and other cab service providers have become really popular in African countries in the last five years.
China's oil futures: what this means for the US
The country also hopes that yuan-denominated futures contracts will help its currency play a bigger role in the global economy. This did not stop global commodity trading giant Glencore from buying the Chinese futures on the first day of trading.
Rahul Gandhi to tour Vokkaliga heartland
Responding to Rahul Gandhi's allegations, Union Minister K J Alphons said "I filled up to 10 pages for a USA visa form". The saffron party claimed that the NaMo app could be used with giving any permission or data.
Son of New Hurriyat Chief Joins Hizbul Mujahideen
I urge Sehrai that, since he is in command, he appeal to his son and other local boys wielding guns to return. That makes him the first among the family members of the current top separatist leadership to take up arms.
Michigan Basketball is headed to the Final Four
Loyola's ride has been even more improbable. "Do you think the game came down to the final seconds of the game?" he said. Phil Cofer scored 16 points for Florida State, which shot 7-for-30 from the floor in the second half.
Paul McCartney remembers John Lennon at March for Our Lives
Survivors from the Parkland school shooting have appeared on the cover of TIME magazine ahead of the March For Our Lives protest . Paul McCartney attended to New York City march in remembrance of his Lennon who was assassinated by a gunman in 1980.