The Screen Gems thriller starring Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Morris Chestnut claimed the North American box office crown at the weekend thanks to a $26.7m estimated debut from 2,221 theatres.
M Night Shyamalan’s The Visit (pictured) finished a close second via Universal on $25.7m from 3,069.
Christian drama 90 Minutes In Heaven starring Kate Bosworth and Hayden Christensen arrived through Samuel Goldwyn in ninth place on $2.2m from 878 theatres.
The weekend session gained 30.2% on last weekend’s weak Labor Day session and climbed nearly 10% against the comparable period in 2014.
This week’s wide release are: Venice and Toronto hit Black Mass from Scott Cooper starring Johnny Depp, via Warner Bros; Fox’s YA sequel Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials; and Paramount’s thriller Captive starring David Oyelowo and Kate Mara.
Estimated top 10 North America Sept 11-13, 2015
Film (Dist) / Est wkd gross / Est total to date
1 (-) The Perfect Guy (Screen Gems) SPRI $26.7m –
2 (-) The Visit (Universal) Universal Pictures International $25.7m –
3 (1) War Room (TriStar/Affirm) $7.4m $39.2m
4 (3) A Walk In The Woods (Broad Green) IM Global $4.6m $19.9m
5 (5) Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (Paramount) Paramount Pictures International $4.2m $188.2m
6 (2) Straight Outta Compton (Universal) Universal Pictures International $4.1m $155.7m
7 (6) No Escape (TWC) Sierra/Affinity $2.9m $24.2m
8 (4) The Transporter Refueled (EuropaCorp) EuropaCorp $2.7m $13.3m
9 (-) 90 Minutes In Heaven (Samuel Goldwyn) $2.2m –
10 (9) Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos (Pantelion) $1.9m $6.7m