Suicide Squad Drops to Second After Four Weeks as Don’t Breathe Debuts Strong

dont-breathe-2016-posterIt shouldn’t be a surprise based on how strong the buzz was, but Don’t Breathe debuted in first place this past weekend with an estimated $26.1 million at the domestic box office. The film also earned $1.9 million from seven international markets. The film had a reported budget $9.9 million, so its opening is a hell of a win beating even the most generous estimates.

In second place was Suicide Squad which earned an estimated $12.1 million domestically and $19.6 million internationally. The film currently has earned $282.9 million domestically and $353.1 million in foreign markets for a total of $635.98 million worldwide.

In third was Kubo and the Two Strings which added an estimated $7.91 million and fourth was Sausage Party which added $7.7 million.

In fifth place was another debut, Mechanic: Resurrection which opened with $7.5 million. The film starring Jason Statham is expected to do well in the UK as well as on demand and video. Also opening was Southside with You at #13 wich $3.1 million and Hands of Stone at #16 with $1.7 million.

In comic movie news, Captain America: Civil War continues to bring in money adding $79,000 to bring its domestic total to $407.8 million. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows added $41,000 to its total to bring its domestic total to $81.98 million.

We’ll have a better break down of where the 2016 comic film adaptations stand in an hour.

Coming up during the long Labor Day weekend is the new sci-fi thriller Morgan and The Light Between Oceans.