Box Office: ‘Night School’ Will Land #1, ‘Smallfoot’ At Second Place In Debuts

Universal’s Night School is tracking for a $9.5M opening day and a weekend that’s between $27M-$29M. While $30M would be a major coupe, that’s still an impressive number in these times for a comedy, Uni had the previous best opening this year with its R-rated teen pic Blockers at $20.6M.
Warner Bros. animated pic Smallfoot will take  second place with a $6M Friday (a few cents more than their 2016 Storks $5.7M opening day), and a three-day that’s between $20M and $22.5M. Two films in the final weekend of September, opening to $20M, seriously, exhibitors aren’t complaining especially with this month on track to be the second best ever with around $621M after last year’s record $698.5M.
Amblin’s via Uni The House With a Clock In Its Walls looking at a second weekend estimate of $13.7M, -48%, for a 10-day of $46M. Saturday and Sunday matinees are the power times for both Smallfoot and House. 

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy:   Universal Pictures; Warner Bros.
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