April 2016 Box Office Breakdown

April 2016

Name (IMDb) Studio Budget Domestic Box Office Worldwide Total Andrew’s Score
God’s Not Dead 2 (4.0) Pure Flix NA 20.7 Million NONE F-
Meet the Blacks (3.1) Freestyle Releasing NA 9 Million NONE F-
The Boss (5.4) Universal 29 Million 63 Million 78.6 Million F+
Demolition (2015) (7.0) Fox Searchlight NA 1.9 Million NONE C
Hardcore Henry (6.8) STX Entertainment NA 9.2 Million 14.3 Million C
Mother’s Day (5.6) Open Roads Films 25 Million 32.4 Million NONE F
Barbershop The Next Cut (5.9) Warner Brothers NA 54 Million 55 Million Did Not See
Criminal (6.3) Lionsgate/Summit NA 14.7 Million 38.8 Million D
Green Room (7.1) A24 NA 3.2 Million None C+
The Jungle Book (7.6) Buena Vista (Disney) 175 Million 364 Million 966.5 Million A-
Elvis and Nixon (6.5) Bleecker Street NA 1 Million NONE C+
The Huntsman: Winter’s War (6.1) Universal 115 Million 48 Million 164.4 Million D-
Keanu (6.3) Warner Brothers 15 Million 20.5 Million  NA C
Ratchet and Clank (5.7) Focus Features NA 8.8 Million NONE D

Hello, My Name is Doris (2015) – Roadside Attractions- NA- 14.4 Million- NONE- B

Notes

Next Disney live action film inspired by an animated movie is Beauty and the Beast which comes out March 17th, 2017.

Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone’s next film is coming in 2018.  Life of the Party is scheduled currently for May 11th, 2018 release. Featuring Julie Bowen (Modern Family), Chris Parnell, Christina Aguilera

Winners and Losers

Winners

Disney for the second month in a row hit nearly 1 Billion dollars in box office money with The Jungle Book. Proving that not only is their live-action trend popular and financially lucrative, but well received by critics and public alike.

Melissa McCarthy proved with The Boss that even if her movie is sub par, people will see it because she is in it.  However, this may be a win so she can make another solo film, but she will need to improve critically.

Losers

Ratchet and Clank continued proving that even animated video game inspired movies aren’t very good.

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