The Dark Tower takes over number one spot in US

The Dark Tower takes over number one spot in US

August is a lot quieter this year compared to last year when Suicide Squad came out.

The less than $20 million opening is quite disappointing for a film that has spent years in production.

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Furthermore, it gave them an unassailable 2-0 series lead going into the third Test, which begins on August 12 in Pallekele. Despite being bowled out to just 183 runs, Sri Lanka showed some resilience to avoid the innings defeat against India .

The Dark Tower may have been a box office disappointment, but Sony and MRC still seem to be moving ahead with the franchise.

Internationally, the $60 million-budgeted fantasy grossed a further $8 million from 19 countries, meaning it has recouped nearly half of its budget with the majority of global markets still to come, including the United Kingdom on August 18th. The last Knight Warrior, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together.

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Roy's father, Conrad Roy Jr, said before sentencing: "I can not being to describe the despair I feel over the loss of my son. Bozzi wrote to the judge, "The defense said it was inevitable, that he would take his life eventually with or without her".

"Dunkirk", the box office victor the past two weekends, is sliding comfortably into second with $17.6 million from 4,014 locations. Reception for the movie is poor as fans of the book are unhappy with the changes. Christopher Nolan's World War II movie crossed the $300 million mark on Saturday, and by the end of the weekend should tally a $133.6 million domestic total. The movie is yet to open in Italy, China and Japan so it can earn even more money soon.

In third spot was Sony's The Emoji Movie. With an all-star voicing cast including James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Christina Aguilera, and Sofia Vergara, the movie netted $12.4 million - not so bad for a film that scores a dismal 7% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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