Baby is boss at the box office again

Kelly Massey
April 13, 2017

The animated movie starring Alec Baldwin topped the chart again by gaining an estimated $26.3 million, bringing its domestic total to $89.4 million. Back then, "The Smurfs" gained $563.7 million worldwide, while "Smurfs 2" made a global total of $347.5 million. Internationally, "Beauty and the Beast" earned an estimated total of $977.4 million, which means it's only a matter of time until it crosses a dazzling $1 billion.

Featuring the voices of Demi Lovato and Joe Manganiello, the Smurfs movie reportedly cost $60 million (£48.4 million) to make.

The Boss Baby remained box office champion for the second week in a row after holding off Beauty and the Beast. The live-action version of their 1990s animated classic has pulled in $432.3 million since its release in early March domestically, and over $900 million across the world. There were only two real challengers to the top spot, the first being SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE, which came in third place.

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On a separate note, Going in Style, the comedy which boasts quite an impressive ensemble that includes Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin, took in $12.5 million on its relatively low production budget of only $24 million.

That's when "The Fate of the Furious" hits theaters and, most likely, it will dominate the box office for the rest of April.

The animated film, made by Comcast Corp.'s DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 21st Century Fox Inc.'s film division, took in an estimated $26.3 million in USA and Canadian theaters, researcher ComScore Inc. said Sunday in an emailed statement. "Ghost in the Shell", $7.4 million ($31.6 million) 6.

Fast 7 opened with $147 million, the interesting factor with the Fast 7 was the sentimental aspect surrounding the untimely passing of franchise star Paul Walker. According to the source, the movie gets hits in the following regions, $24 million hits in Russian Federation, $12 million in Mexico, and $10 million in the United Kingdom and France.

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