Box Office: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ Sears Competition Over Labor Day Weekend
Lionsgate and Millennium’s “Angel Has Fallen” ruled the box office during an expectedly quiet Labor Day weekend.
The third entry in the action franchise generated $11.5 million over the weekend and should close out the holiday with $14.4 million.Without any new nationwide offerings from a major Hollywood studio, those ticket sales were enough to maintain first place on domestic box office charts.
After two weekends in theaters, the Gerard Butler-led “Angel Has Fallen” has earned $43.6 million.With Labor Day comes the close of summer.
The four month stretch between May and August had its share of hits, but overall, popcorn season receipts only came in at $4.3 billion, a 2% decline from last year.
That pushed the year-to-date box office down 6.3%, according to Comscore.Blumhouse Tilt and Otl took on the last weekend of summer with “Don’t Let Go.” However, the supernatural thriller couldn’t crack the top 10 and debuted at No.
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