BOX OFFICE: “Jurassic World” finds another $59, “Sicario 2” @$19, “Uncle Drew” shoots a brick

boxA record breaking summer at the box office slacks off a tad this weekend with “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” plunging over 60%, even though it might stake claim to another $59 million, claims. The Friday to Friday drop was 70%, so we’ll see.

“Incredibles 2” may hit $45+, with Saturday being the big day for families with kids to show up.

“Sicario: Day of the Soldado” did a good Thursday and a very healthy Friday to take the lead among new releases this weekend. Maybe as much as $19 million in the coffers by midnight Sunday.

I was sure “Uncle Drew” would hit that family friendly sweetspot and at least manage Madea money, with the African American audience if no one else. Word or mouth might help it have a big Sat., but the crossover audience isn’t turning out (no white actors, save for Nick Kroll, the villain), so $16 is where things stand at the moment.

“Leave No Trace” is riding very good reviews to a strong but not remotely dazzling $18K per screen average in a couple of cities. Botched marketing, as usual, from that studio. Another good movie nobody will see.

A wide release of a Bollywood title, “Sanju,” has shoved “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” out of the top ten. 

About Roger Moore

Movie Critic, formerly with McClatchy-Tribune News Service, Orlando Sentinel, published in Spin Magazine, The World and now published here, Orlando Magazine, Autoweek Magazine
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