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Weekend Theater Counts: Cars 3 Parks in 4,256 Theaters This Weekend

June 15th, 2017

Cars 3

Cars 3 will open in a franchise-best 4,256 theaters this weekend, making it the fourth-widest release of 2017 so far behind Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (4,347), The Fate of the Furious (4,310), and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (4,276). Cars 2 debuted in 4,115 theater in 2011, and earned $66.1 million on opening weekend. We’re expecting the latest installment to fall short of that, but not by much.

Three other films open wide this weekend. Rough Night will play in 3,162 locations, and hopes to reach a broad audience. Biopic All Eyez on Me is going for a more targeted 2,471 movie houses. 47 Meters Down will open in 2,270 theaters, according to ESMP. Also opening nationwide is The Book of Henry, in 579 venues for Universal.

Looking ahead to next weekend, Transformers: The Last Knight will play in about 3,900, as Paramount tries to break its losing streak at the box office.

Theater Counts for Weekend of June 16–18

MovieDistributorTheatersPrevious
Theaters
Change
Cars 3Walt Disney4,256new
The MummyUniversal4,0344,035-1
Wonder WomanWarner Bros.4,0184,165-147
Rough NightSony Pictures3,162new
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie20th Century Fox2,9683,529-561
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesWalt Disney2,7593,679-920
All Eyez on MeLionsgate2,471new
It Comes at NightA242,4502,533-83
47 Meters DownEntertainment Studios Motion Pictures2,270new
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2Walt Disney1,8132,911-1,098
BaywatchParamount Pictures1,3072,832-1,525
The Book of HenryUniversal579new
My Cousin RachelFox Searchlight531523+8
Everything, EverythingWarner Bros.4031,546-1,143
Alien: Covenant20th Century Fox4001,814-1,414
The Boss Baby20th Century Fox260432-172
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul20th Century Fox255897-642
Beauty and the BeastWalt Disney242316-74
Snatched20th Century Fox211651-440
The Fate of the FuriousUniversal187389-202
Going in StyleWarner Bros.166235-69
King Arthur: Legend of the SwordWarner Bros.158422-264
How to Be a Latin LoverLionsgate119125-6
GiftedFox Searchlight100162-62
Beatriz at DinnerRoadside Attractions775+72
The Wedding PlanRoadside Attractions55105-50
3 IdiotsLionsgate46349-303
LowridersBH Tilt40107-67
The LoversA2435127-92
Warriors of the DawnFIP32new
The RecallEntertainment Studios Motion Pictures314+27
Born in ChinaWalt Disney2732-5
Their FinestSTX Entertainment2441-17
The ExceptionA24142+12
The WallRoadside Attractions27-5
Note: New theater counts are added as studios report throughout the day on Thursday



Estimates for Weekend of June 23

MovieDistributorEstimated
Theaters
Transformers: The Last KnightParamount Pictures3,900
Warriors of the DawnFIP32
The Big SickLionsgate5
The BeguiledFocus Features4
F(l)ag FootballAbramorama1

Update: Friday, 7.30am, with final theater count for 47 Meters Down.

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