Place finish for Cars 3 over Wonder Woman

Cars 3 Races Past Wonder Woman at the Box Office

Lightning McQueen and his pals in "Cars 3" raced to the top spot at the box office this weekend, pushing "Wonder Woman" into second place for the first time since it opened.

That's on the lower end of performance for a Pixar film, beating after inflation adjustments only The Good Dinosaur.

Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. While this is the lowest opening for the franchise, it is still a solid start.




The action film starring Gal Gadot netted US$40.8 million, for a total of US$274.6 million in domestic ticket sales in three weeks, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations. It is now the 16th Pixar film to debut at number one. It is directed by Brian Fee, a storyboard artist on Cars (2006) and Cars 2, and stars the voices of Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Nathan Fillion, Kerry Washington and Lea DeLaria. After years in development hell and numerous directors attached (including John Singleton and Antoine Fuqua), the movie finally hit theaters with weekend with music video director Benny Boom at the helm. Demetrius Shipp Jr. plays the mythologized rapper. The longtime-coming Tupac biopic "All Eyez on Me" earned $27.1 million to take third place on the charts.

Meanwhile, Rough Night - starring Scarlett Johansson, Ilana Glazer, Kate McKinnon, and Zoe Kravitz - brought in $8.1 million in its first weekend. Pinkett-Smith slammed the movie as "deeply hurtful".

"Rough Night" will land in seventh for the weekend behind its fellow newcomers, "Wonder Woman", the second weekend of "The Mummy" ($13.9 million) and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" ($8.5 million).

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top All Eyes on Georgia as Desperate Democrats Seek Win in Trump Era
Jun 24, 2017 - 01:08
The U.S. military reports they have shot down an armed Syrian drone that was targeting American troops in Southeastern Syria . The drone was armed and was allegedly prepared to make an attack on USA forces.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top ETMarkets After Hours: Nifty skids as profit taking hits auto, bank stocks
Jun 24, 2017 - 01:03
The 30-share pack, which opened at 31,352 against the previous close of 31,290, witnessed a 255-point swing in intraday trade. Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty fell by 55.05 or 0.57% at 9,574.95 with 38 components registering drop.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bad luck, speeders, WA speed cameras are safe from virus
Jun 24, 2017 - 01:03
Just ask Japanese auto manufacturer Honda , which this week temporarily shut down a manufacturing plant because of WannaCry . According to the information available, both intersection and highway cameras were affected.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative
Jun 24, 2017 - 01:00
President Trump is asking the CEOs of the world's largest tech companies for help in modernizing the American government system. Specifically, the government wants to modernize its technology by leveraging the creativity of the private sector.

Five Camden tower blocks being evacuated over fire safety fears
Jun 24, 2017 - 00:57
One tribute, from a firefighter in the Kensington and Chelsea borough read: "20th floor, we tried. we're sorry". Problems have so far been identified in 14 buildings in London , Manchester and elsewhere in England, it added.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Federal Reserve: US Banks Passed Stress Test
Jun 23, 2017 - 04:44
Overall, officials found that in the most severe scenario, companies would have suffered about US$383 billion in losses on loans. Wells Fargo's metric also fared better in its own test than under the Fed's, by 0.8 of a point.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kushner meets with Netanyahu, Abbas in pursuit of Mideast peace
Jun 22, 2017 - 08:18
"I know of your efforts and the president's efforts, and I look forward to working with you to reach these common goals". Trump has described peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians as " the ultimate deal " and made it a priority.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Karnataka waives farm loans of Rs 8167 crore
Jun 22, 2017 - 08:16
It is expected that the loan waiver scheme will benefit more than 22 lakh farmers in the state of Karnataka. The Chief Minister and Congress MLAs also chided BJP over the Centre being non-committal on the issue.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Saudi Arabia captures three IRGC members
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:17
An earlier report from the Saudi Press Agency said the Saudi Navy had fired warning shots at the two boats that managed to escape. Shia Muslim Iran repeated accusations that Saudi Arabia funds Sunni Islamist militants, including Islamic State.

Otto Warmbier 'unresponsive', has been in coma for a year
Jun 19, 2017 - 00:39
She says there are plenty of restrictions on what Americans can do in countries that face US sanctions - like North Korea or Iran. A Department of State spokeswoman won't say what envoy Joseph Yun gleaned about the medical conditions of the other Americans .

Expansion draft is a gamble for the other 30 NHL teams
Jun 19, 2017 - 00:30
Knowing they couldn't, or wouldn't, protect Jannik Hansen, they moved the winger at the deadline to the San Jose Sharks. Vatanen, a fifth-year player, won't be ready for the start of next season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Former UFC Fighter Tim Hague In Critical Condition After Brutal Knockout
Jun 19, 2017 - 00:30
Fighting out of Alberta, Canada, Hague made five appearances in the UFC between 2009 and 2011. Ricky Hatton is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1997 to 2012.

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation
Jun 19, 2017 - 00:13
Trump may be referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who in a memo to Trump raised concerns over Comey's performance.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante
Jun 18, 2017 - 01:50
Collins' question wasn't the only time the Mueller investigation came up during Rosenstein's hearing on Capitol Hill. Ruddy agrees that the move would be a wrong move, but dismissed the investigation Mueller is overseeing.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Vacation Bible School listings for July 18, 2017
Jun 18, 2017 - 01:47
Revival Services , 7 p.m., Ellis Creek Missionary Baptist Church , Nathalie, Tuesday through Thursday, with former pastor the Rev. John Missionary Baptist Church Soul Saving Center, 2921 Briery Swamp Road, Stokes, will host Minister Michael Boone at 7:30 p.m.