Straight Outta Compton based on the true story collects the $60.2 million on it’s opening weekend against the budget of $29 million. For the Thursday night show, which began at 7 pm in 2,264 theaters collects the $4.96 million. Straight Outta Compton is the fifth best August opening weekend of all time and also highest in August for the R-rated Movie. After received the strong reviews Straight Outta Compton become the one of the best Drama movie of the year. Straight Outta Compton directed by F. Gary Gray and counting Ice Cube and Dr. Dre as producers.
Warner Bros., The Man from U.N.C.L.E placed the 3rd spot with the collection of $13.4 Million. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. which is remake of 1960’s famous television spy show, cost atleast $80 million to make. Warner Bros. has suffered strongly disappointments this summer, spending more than $31.2 million on various television ads or more marketing. Warner’s Vice President said that they notice that 86 percent of the “U.N.C.L.E.” audience was over 25 years old; 39 percent was over 50.
The Whole Weekend collection is:
Straight Outta Compton $60.2M
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation $17.2M
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. $13.4M
Fantastic Four $8.2M
The Gift $6.5M
Ricki And The Flash $4.6M
Shaun the Sheep $2.9M
Source: Unlimited Movies