Written by KingCnote on August 24, 2020
The Top 5 movies this weekend:
1. Unhinged – $4.1 million
2. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run – $550,000
3. Words on Bathroom Walls – $462,050
4. The Goonies (re-release) – $260,000
5. Cut Throat City – $240,000
The box office has returned as theaters across the country finally begin to re-open. Unhinged, a thriller starring Russell Crowe, topped the list with a decent $4.1 millionin1,823 venues in North America.
Unhinged is the first major theatrical premiere since March.
According to Variety, “The biggest ticket sales for Unhinged came from drive-ins in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento, as well as multi-screen theaters in Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta and Orlando.”
Coming in second was The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run — which earned $550,000 from 326 locations in Canada, bringing its total haul to $2 million. The flick isn’t playing in U.S. theaters.
The Top 5 was rounded out by the indie teen drama Words on Bathroom Wall, a re-release of The Goonies and the indie heist flick Cut Throat City.