As expected, “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is toppled in its third weekend by Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” opening to a solid $75.8 million, placing it slightly higher than the previous “Ant-Man” film which opened to $57.2 million. It likely has the huge success of “Avengers: Infinity War” to thank for the bump. “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” and “Incredibles 2” battled it out for second place, with “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” grabbing $28.6 million and “Incredibles 2” just missing it by a few hundred thousand dollars with $28.4 million. Newcomer “The First Purge” opened to $17.3 million for the weekend, but opened earlier in the week, bringing its first week total to $31.2 million, which would have made it enough to be Number 2, had it not opened prior to the holiday. In its second weekend, “Sicario: Day of the Soldado” finished out the Top Five with $7.6 million.

It’s worth noting that this week, there were a total of four documentaries in the Top 25. The Mister Rogers doc “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” moved up a spot in the Top Ten, putting it at Number 9 with $2.5 million. The new “Whitney” doc opened at Number 12 with $1.2 million. “Three Identical Strangers” jumped up from Number 25 to Number 17, bringing in a weekend of $684,773. And in its 10th weekend, “RBG” added another $357,808 to its $12 million total. This does not happen very often, where four of the 25 films at the top of the box office are documentaries and you can be sure that some of these will be the big contenders at next year’s Academy Awards.

In limited release, the fellow newcomer “Sorry To Bother You” opened at Number 16 to $727,266. That was enough to make it the per theater average winner this week, with an average of $45,454 in only 16 theaters. “Ant-Man and the Wasp” was the runner-up with an average of $18,025 per 4,206 theaters. In its third weekend, “Boundaries,” starring Christopher Plummer and Vera Farmiga, jumped into the Top 25 and had the biggest percentage increase with a +402.3% bump. “Three Identical Strangers” was right behind it with a +299.3% increase. “Gotti” took the biggest fall of films that fell off the list this week, with a decrease of -75.2%. With a home video release this week, “A Quiet Place,” which amassed over $300 million off a $17 million production budget finally fell off the list after its 14th week. “Overboard” and “Breaking In” both fell off the list together, along with “American Animals,” which was in its eighth week. Despite not dropping that much, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” took a -60.1% drop. Six films within the Top 25 took a five or more spot drop.

Next week, “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” and “Skyscraper” will vie for the Number One spot, both aiming somewhere between $40-45 million with “Ant-Man and the Wasp” having to hold onto a small 40% drop to stay within that range. Chances are it will suffer a slightly bigger drop and the kid friendly, Adam Sandler jaunt “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” will take the crown next weekend. Expect “Incredibles 2” to take a bigger dive with another children’s movie available. With “Rampage” looking at a home video release next week, expect the fall for that to continue right off the list. With so much documentary competition, expect “RBG” to buckle from that and possibly fall off the list too. “Boundaries” will be very lucky to hold on to a spot on the list as well.

# Title Weekend Total Budget Week LW CH
1 Ant-Man and the Wasp (BV) $75,812,205 ($75,812,205) $162m* 1st N even
2 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Uni) $28,632,375 ($333,390,040) $170m 3rd #1 down
3 Incredibles 2 (BV) $28,406,423 ($503,767,837) $200m* 4th #2 down
4 The First Purge (Uni) $17,374,280 ($31,280,225) $13m 1st N even
5 Sicario: Day of the Soldado (Sony) $7,624,500 ($35,626,570) $35m 2nd #3 down
6 Uncle Drew (LG/S) $6,606,643 ($29,930,263) $19m* 2nd #4 down
7 Ocean’s 8 (WB) $5,067,750 ($126,533,978) $70m 5th #5 down
8 Tag (WB) $3,029,790 ($48,255,471) $28m 4th #6 down
9 Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Focus) $2,571,210 ($12,362,937) ** 5th #10
10 Deadpool 2 (Fox) $1,675,074 ($314,546,474) $110m 8th #7 down
11 Sanju (FIP) $1,281,466 ($5,995,791) $21.8m* 2nd #8 down
12 Whitney (RAtt) $1,274,051 ($1,274,051) ** 1st N even
13 Solo: A Star Wars Story (BV) $1,071,432 ($210,931,529) $300m* 7th #9 down
14 Hereditary (A24) $1,025,173 ($41,885,804) $10m* 5th #11 down
15 Avengers: Infinity War (BV) $936,335 ($674,865,809) $400m* 11th #12 down
16 Sorry to Bother You (AnnaP) $727,266 ($727,266) ** 1st N even
17 Three Identical Strangers (Neon) $684,773 ($1,009,720) ** 2nd #25
18 Superfly (Col) $626,383 ($19,834,783) $16m 4th #13 downdown
19 Book Club (Par) $433,208 ($67,172,334) $10m* 8th #14 downdown
20 Leave No Trace (BST) $403,010 ($781,675) ** 2nd #22
21 Rampage (WB) $360,156 ($98,984,095) $120m 13th #15 downdown
22 RBG (Magn) $357,808 ($12,302,369) ** 10th #17 downdown
23 Adrift (STX) $287,966 ($30,838,250) $35m 6th #16 downdown
24 Hearts Beat Loud (G&S) $253,824 ($1,853,714) $2m* 5th #18 downdown
25 Boundaries (SPC)
$235,994 ($361,908) ** 3rd #35

***ALL DOMESTIC NUMBERS FROM BOX OFFICE MOJO***

OFF THE CHARTS THIS WEEK

Title Dom / World Budget Weeks Highest NOTE
American Animals (Orch) $2,553,279 $3m* 8th #16 (-$-446,721)
Breaking In (Uni) $46,338,445
($49,948,550)
$6m 9th #3 (+$40.3m)
(+$43.9m)
Gotti (VE) $4,261,958 $10m* 4th #11
(-$5.7m)
Overboard (PNT) $50,316,123
($86,877,817)
$12m* (10th) #2
(+$38.3m)
(+$74.9m)
A Quiet Place (Par) $187,446,026
($331,346,026)
$17m 14th #1 (x2)
(+$170.4m)
(+$314.3m)

(OFFICIALLY CLOSED)

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