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'Mission: Impossible' beats Winnie-the-Pooh at box office

'Mission: Impossible' beats Winnie the Pooh at US box office Mission: Impossible – Fallout Box Office: See Where It Stands In All Time Highest Hollywood Grossers In India!
Diane Mills | 08 August, 2018, 17:28

As fans of Winnie the Pooh are eagerly waiting for the release of the latest live-action movie, "Christopher Robin", it looks like Chinese fans will be sorely disappointed as they won't be able to see it in their country. This is only the second time this year that a Disney release hasn't placed No. 1 in its debut. Fox's YA dystopian thriller is battling a bleak 19 percent average on Rotten Tomatoes, though audiences seem slightly more enthusiastic with a B CinemaScore.

"We believe this is a solid start for this film", Cathleen Taff, Disney's head of theatrical distribution, said.

"Christopher Robin" will not be in Chinese cinemas.

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Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at USA and Canadian theatres, according to comScore. "Christopher Robin" also represents an improvement from Disney's previous attempt at big-screen glory for the befuddled bear: "Winnie the Pooh" only took in $27 million over its entire run in 2011.

Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF) and Imagine Entertainment's female-fronted The Spy Who Dumped Me opened in 3rd place with $12.3-M from 3,111 locations. Rounding out the top five were Mamma Mia!

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Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Weekend drew $301,000 in its sixth weekend, raising the total to $18 million.

"The Darkest Minds", $5.8 million ($4.1 million international).

Disney/Pixar's blockbuster Incredibles 2 advanced to $44.6 million after banking $409,000 in its eighth frame. The new Mission Impossible event is now available for both iOS and Android users.

"Hello Mr. Billionaire", $64.5 million. The last entry in the franchise, 2015's Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation made an estimated $55.5 million during its debut.

Universal's Skyscraper fell by 56 per cent to $301,000 in its fourth weekend.

Disney/Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp bagged $573,000 in its fifth weekend, advancing to $18.8 million.

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