“San Andreas” took home a hefty US$53.2 million after its opening during the weekend. The movie starring Dwayne Johnson was shown in 777 places around the United States and was reported to have beaten the previous forecast of US$40 million. Read on for more details.
The new movie from Warner Bros. has taken an additional 5 occasions following the US$10 million of opening of “Aloha,” a romantic comedy that has already taken its damaging launch in 2,815 websites. Regardless of the heavy cast of “Aloha,” “San Andreas” didn’t seem to get affected after it hit more than the expected numbers.
According to GazetteHerald, “San Andreas” was able to obtain a B+ rating from the CinemaScore. Viewers’ ages ranged from 25 to 34 years old. Most of these were females accounting for 64% of ticket sales while 57% of movie goers were reported to be more than 30 years old.
The report went on saying that the former WWE wrestler has made a big impact to the success of “San Andreas” over the weekend. This was after his role in “Furious 7,” which garnered a worldwide gross of US$1.5 billion. Johnson played the role of a heroic pilot in search to rescue his daughter after a mega-quake rocked the area. The Rock’s daughter was played by Alexandra Daddario.
Reuters reported that, according to Rentrak senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian, the success of “San Andreas” during its weekend opening was because of the “pure popcorn film pleasure” it gave the audience. He also referred to Johnson as one of the crucial bankable stars in the industry. Furthermore, he added that The Rock’s charisma, humor and versatility has made him a top pick among filmmakers who are seeking to thrill and energy to their films.
“San Andreas” also stars Paul Giamatti and Carla Gugino. The movie also earned an A- rating from audiences, according to Warner home distribution chief Dan Fellman. He said that 70% of the movie goers were over 25 years old. He also added that Johnson deserved to get a lot of the credit score because of his performance in the movie.
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