X

Mission: Impossible Breaks Franchise Record

'Mamma Mia' takes second, ahead of 'Equalizer 2'
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 29, 2018 11:31 AM CDT

(Newser) – Audiences turned out this weekend to see Tom Cruise in his sixth run as Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible—Fallout, which easily took the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office, the AP reports. Studios on Sunday estimate that Fallout earned $61.5 million from 4,386 North American theaters. Not accounting for inflation, it's a best for the series which has grossed over $2.8 billion worldwide and one of Cruise's biggest too. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again placed second with $15 million, while The Equalizer 2 fell to third with $14 million and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation took fourth with $12.3 million. The animated Teen Titans Go! To the Movies was the only film to open against Fallout. The Warner Bros. release earned $10.5 million and landed in fifth place.

story continues below

(Read more box office stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X