Dunkirk Wins Box Office Battle

July 31, 2017 - 6:30am

After a head-to-head battle with Sony Animation's The Emoji Movie, Warner Bros.' Dunkirk emerged the victor at the box office. The Christopher Nolan WWII epic grabbed $28.1 million, $6.2 million of which came from Imax viewings.

The Emoji Movie brought in $25.65 million, not a bad haul considering the poor reviews the movie received. In addition, the pic had a B CinemaScore, very low for an animated movie, which usually receive an A or A- no, matter how cheesy.

  • Atomic Blonde, starring Charlize Theron, raked in a respectable $18.6 million in its opening weekend.

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The Top 10 Movies, Per Deadline:

1.) Dunkirk (WB), 3,748 theaters (+28)/ $7.9M Fri./$11.3M Sat/$8.9M Sun/ 3-day cume: $28.1M (-44%)/Total: $102.8M/Wk 2

2.) The Emoji Movie (SONY), 4,075 theaters / $10M Fri. (includes $900K previews) /$8.7M Sat/$6.9M Sun/ 3-day cume: $25.65M /Wk 1

3). Girls Trip (UNI), 2,648 theaters (+57) / $6.2M Fri. /$7.9M Sat/$5.9M Sun/ 3-day cume: $20M (-36%)/Total: $65.5M/Wk 2

4). Atomic Blonde (FOC), 3,304 theaters / $7.1M Fri. (includes $1.5M previews) /$6.5M Sat/$4.9M Sun/ 3-day cume: $18.6M /Wk 1

5). Spider-Man: Homecoming (SONY/MARVEL), 3,625 theaters (-505)/ $3.9M Fri. /$5.4m Sat/$4.1M Sun/ 3-day cume: $13.45M (-39%)/Total: $278.4M/Wk 4

6.) War for the Planet of the Apes (FOX), 3,374 theaters (-726) / $3M Fri. /$4.2M Sat/ $3.2M Sun/3-day cume: $10.4M (-50%) /Total: $118.7M/Wk 3

7). Despicable Me 3 (UNI/ILL), 3,030 theaters (-495) / $2.3M Fri. / $3.1M Sat/ $2.3M Sun /3-day cume: $7.7M (-41%) /Total: $230.4M/ Wk 5

8). Valerian and the City of One Thousand Planets (EUR/STX), 3,553 theaters (0) / $1.8M Fri. /$2.6M Sat/$2.4M Sun/ 3-day cume: $6.8M (-60%)/Total: $30.6M/Wk 2

9). Baby Driver (SONY), 1,961 theaters (-542) / $1.1M Fri. / $1.6M Sat/ $1.2M Sun/3-day cume: $4M (-33%)/ Total cume: $92M / Wk 5

10.) Wonder Woman (WB), 1,651 theaters (-320) / $980K Fri. /$1.5M Sat/$1.1M Sun/ 3-day cume: $3.5M (-23%)/ Total: $395.4M / Wk 9