Top 10 US Box Office: Ghost In The Shell Drops Big Time During Second Weekend

Boss Baby is still No. 1.


United States box office estimates for the April 7-9 weekend have come in, showing that the animated movie The Boss Baby continues to dominate, while Ghost in the Shell fell significantly.

The Boss Baby, which features the voice of Alec Baldwin in the lead role, made $26.3 million to stay at No. 1 for two weeks running, according to Entertainment Weekly. Coming in just behind it was Beauty and the Beast, which made $25 million to add to its already-huge domestic haul of $432.3 million. Worldwide, the live-action remake has now made an incredible $977.4 million; it is 2017's highest-grossing movie so far.

Rounding out the top five were Smurfs: The Lost Village ($14 million), Going in Style ($12.5 million), and the aforementioned Ghost in the Shell ($7.4 million). Ghost in the Shell's box office numbers in the US dropped by 60.6 percent compared to week 1. Globally, the film has now made $124.4 million against a $110 million budget. A previous report said the film could end up losing $60 million.

Another notable new release was the Anne Hathaway monster movie Colossal, which made $125,809 from only four US theaters. That's an average of $31,452 per theater, the highest of any movie this past weekend.

The full Top 10 highest-grossing movies in the US for the April 7-9 weekend follow below (via Entertainment Weekly):

  1. The Boss Baby – $26.3 million
  2. Beauty and the Beast – $25 million
  3. Smurfs: The Lost Village – $14 million
  4. Going in Style – $12.5 million
  5. Ghost in the Shell – $7.4 million
  6. Power Rangers – $6.2 million
  7. Kong: Skull Island – $5.8 million
  8. Logan – $4.1 million
  9. Get Out – $4 million
  10. The Case for Christ – $3.9 million

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