Christopher Nolan’s puzzling and intelligent blockbuster Interstellar and Big Hero 6, the latest film from Disney’s resurgent in-house animation studio, are in a parsimonious competition for a weekend box bureau crown. Friday’s estimates uncover Interstellar holding a early lead with $17 million, with Big Hero 6 tighten behind during $15.8 million. Interstellar got a two-day conduct start interjection to a arrangement for IMAX and 35mm screenings on Wednesday (which lift a sum gain to $19,151,000), but Big Hero 6 can be approaching to advantage from large family business on Saturday, and it might good win a weekend.
Rounding out a tip 5 and closely bunched in gain on Friday were fear film Ouija; David Fincher’s Gone Girl; and Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler.
- Interstellar — $17,000,000 ($19,151,000 domestic total)
- Big Hero 6 — $15,830,000
- Ouija — $1,900,00 ($39,355,000 domestic total)
- Gone Girl — $1,860,00 ($141,188,000 domestic total)
- Nightcrawler — $1,695,000 ($15,940,000 domestic total
Check behind tomorrow for final estimates for a three-day weekend.