According to Deadline, Rock of Ages took in $5.3 million on Friday, an unexpected shortfall from New Line/Warner Bros’ expectations. With a budget of $75 million, the musical’s weekend gross is likely to make less than a fifth of that amount.
On the other hand, The Hollywood Reporter says that Adam Sandler’s flick grossed only $4.6 million, his lowest comedy opening since Spanglish.
Both films have garnered less than stellar reviews. Rock of Ages has a 43% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and That’s My Boy has received universally negative reviews. The Examiner tells its readers that gargling paint thinner or chugging down garbage juice is better than watching the film and MLive laments that the movie