Box Office Report: ‘Cars 3’ Crashes ‘Wonder Woman’s Win Streak

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Cars 3 Racing Scene

A scene from Disney•Pixar’s ‘Cars 3.’

Cars 3 snagged an ‘A’ score from ticket buyers, according to CinemaScore, but good reviews from audiences and critics weren’t enough to help the third film of the franchise match either Cars‘ $60 million or Cars 2‘s $66 million opening weekends. Its $53 million domestic opening was enough to push Wonder Woman into second, although Warner Bros Pictures has no reason to be disappointed in that superhero film’s performance. Wonder Woman only dropped 30% over its third weekend in release and has now rung up an impressive $275 million domestically.

Up next, Transformers: The Last Night will be hitting theaters on Wednesday and the critically acclaimed drama, The Beguiled, arrives on Friday, June 23, 2017.


Box Office Top 10: June 16-18, 2017

  1. Cars 3 – $53,547,000
  2. Wonder Woman – $40,775,000
  3. All Eyez on Me – $27,050,000
  4. The Mummy – $13,916,010
  5. 47 Meters Down – $11,500,000
  6. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – $8,458,000
  7. Rough Night – $8,040,000
  8. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie – $7,350,000
  9. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – $4,982,000
  10. It Comes At Night – $2,616,600




Rebecca Murray

Rebecca Murray

Editor in Chief at Showbiz Junkies
Journalist covering the entertainment industry for 19+ years, including 13 years as the first writer for About.com's Hollywood Movies site. Member of the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and President of the San Diego Film Critics Society.
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