LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) – Universal Music Group's plan to invest in films related to its artists and catalog is certainly paying off. First the Amy Winehouse film was a success, and now NWA's biopic "Straight Outta Compton" is bonafide hit scoring a second surprising week at #1.
“It is the movie of the moment, the movie everyone is talking about. Thank goodness for Straight Outta Compton because we definitely need that boost,” says Rentrak senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian.
Top ten domestic box office scores :
1 Straight Outta Compton Universal $26,756,125
2 Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Paramount $11,700,000
3 Sinister 2 Focus Features $10,633,000
4 Hitman: Agent 47 20th Century Fox $8,200,000
5 Man From U.N.C.L.E. Warner Bros. $7,420,000
6 American Ultra Lionsgate $5,500,000
7 Gift, The STX Entertainment $4,300,000
8 Ant-Man Disney $4,088,000
9 Minions Universal $3,706,290
10 Fantastic Four 20th Century Fox $3,650,000