’s “I Feel Pretty
” earned $1 million at the Thursday box office.
In comparison, Schumer’s “Trainwreck
” earned $1.8 million in previews in 2015 before it grossed $30 million in its opening weekend, whereas last year’s “Snatched
” grossed $650,000 on Thursday night before opening to $19.5 million. “I Feel Pretty
” is aiming for a $13 million to $15 million opening weekend, based on a production budget of $32 million.
“I Feel Pretty
” stars Schumer as Renee, who after a head injury during a workout class sees her body in a completely new perspective and has a newfound confidence to live life fearlessly. The film, written and directed by Abby Kohn
and Marc Silverstein
, also stars Michelle Williams
, Emily Ratajkowski
, Aidy Bryant
, Busy Philipps
and Tom Hopper
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“Super Troopers 2
” earned $1.35 million from 1,850 locations on Thursday night, with showings starting at 4:20 p.m. To compare, Universal
’s “Blockers” earned $1.5 million in previews a couple weeks ago, and had an opening weekend of $20.5 million.
It is the sequel to the cult comedy by Jay Chandrasekhar
, which was released in February 2002 and opened to $6.2 million — $9.8 million in today’s dollar.
The sequel is written by and stars the Broken Lizard comedy team, which includes Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan
, Steve Lemme
, Paul Soter
and Erik Stolhanske
as a group of bumbling Vermont State Troopers. When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the group sets up an outpost in the disputed land, and their arrival isn’t welcomed by the Canadians. Brian Cox
, Seann William Scott
, Lynda Carter
, and Rob Lowe
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Finally, there’s Codeblack/Lionsgate
,” a thriller written and directed by Deon Taylor
that stars Paula Patton
as a journalist whose romantic getaway with her boyfriend is shattered after they accidentally come into possession of a phone belonging to a group of sex traffickers. Lionsgate is giving the film a targeted release of around 1,000 screens with a projected opening of $4 million after grossing $225,000 in previews on Thursday.
“A Quiet Place
” is looking at a third weekend total in the low $20 million range, with “Rampage
” expected to take a 45-50 percent drop and make a second weekend total in the high teens — the film starring Dwayne Johnson
earned another 1.9 million on Thursday night for a domestic cumulative of $45.6 million.
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