“Sully” Wins Box Office For Second Weekend

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Sully Box Office Second Weekend

By Shari Weiss

BOX OFFICE

Sully Box Office Second Weekend

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Sully landed safely again ahead of the competition at the box office this weekend. Get the details and check out the full Top 10 below!

As Gossip Cop reported, Tom Hanks stars as Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the real-life pilot who did an emergency landing on the Hudson River after a bird strike in 2009. The Clint Eastwood-directed film opened at number one last weekend. Now it hung on to first place with $22 million.

Blair Witch, a sequel to The Blair Witch Project, debuted in second place with just $9.65 million. Bridget Jones’s Baby, the highly-anticipated third installment in the franchise, also had a disappointing opening with $8.2 million for third place. It didn’t fare much better than Oliver Stone’s Snowden, the biopic about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, which opened in fourth place with just $8 million in ticket sales. And at number five was Don’t Breathe, with box office receipts of $5.6 million.

Rounding out the Top 10 were The Bough Breaks, which nabbed sixth place with $5.5 million. Meanwhile, Suicide Squad came in seventh with a box office haul of $4.7 million in its seventh week. The Wild Life secured eighth with $2.65 million, and Kubo And The Two Strings took the ninth position with $2.5 million. Rounding out the Top 10 in the last slot was Pete’s Dragon. It earned $2 million.

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