Box Office: ‘First Purge’ Slashes $9.3 Million on Fourth of July

Universal’s “The First Purge” has launched with a respectable $9.3 million at 3,031 North American locations on the Fourth of July.The first-day number for “The First Purge,” Blumhouse’s fourth installment in the horror franchise, came in third on the Fourth following Universal’s 13th day of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” with $11.6 million and Disney’s 20th day of “Incredibles 2” with $9.7 million.

“Fallen Kingdom” is nearing $300 million domestically, while “Incredibles 2” has topped $468 million.Sony’s sixth day of “Sicario: Day of the Soldado” came in fourth on the Fourth with $2.6 million to lift its total to $26.3 million.

Lionsgate’s “Uncle Drew” and Warner Bros.’ “Ocean’s Eight” each took in $2.2 million on Wednesday.Forecasts have been in the $25 million range for the first five days of “The First Purge,” but the first day number — which includes $2.5 million in previews — indicate that the five-day total will be closer to $35 million.

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